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City debates adding more personnel with monthly fee

LYNDEN -— The city now has the first ambulance utility north of Seattle, with a $6 monthly fee due to start July 1. The remaining question is: how should the money be spent? With dissenting votes, the ...

Local mail carriers take food donations this Saturday

LYNDEN -— Letter carriers of the Lynden Post Office are participating in the 22nd annual food collection drive of the National Association of Letter Carriers this Saturday, May 10. Marked bags will be ...

Second round of pile driving to begin at water treatment plant

LYNDEN — IMCO Construction, builder of the city’s new water treatment plant, has scheduled to start a second round of pile driving and installation the week of May 12. This step will involve the removal ...

Festival of Flags event May 26 includes helicopter landing

FERNDALE — This year’s Festival of Flags event at Greenacres Memorial Park has the theme “Remembering the Battered and Brave” and features the J.P. Falcon Band, stories of sacrifice and bravery ...

Fishing Derby set to return June 14

LYNDEN — In a little over a month, the Loyal Order of Camels Club annual Kids Fishing Derby will return to Lynden. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, June 14. Similar to previous years, the ...

Ferndale’s IMCO selected to clear Oso

OSO — Ferndale’s IMCO General Construction was awarded a $3.4 million contract to clear landslide debris off State Route 530 near Oso. IMCO was the lowest of nine bidders on the job and will follow ...

WTA proposes new foothills route

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Transportation Authority invites public opinion on several proposed route changes including two in the foothills area. A public hearing was held on Tuesday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m. ...

LHS Culture Night is Friday

LYNDEN -— Lynden High School’s third annual Culture Night is this Friday night, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. This event features free cultural food samples made by LHS students ...

All urged to bike to work and school on May 16

WHATCOM — Bike to Work and School Day will be held countywide on Friday, May 16, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.  Anyone who walks or rides their bike that morning can stop by a Celebration Station for snacks ...

Blessing of Fleet this Saturday

BELLINGHAM -— The Whatcom Commercial Fishermens’ Association sponsors a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at the Fishermen’s Memorial Statue in Zuanich Park. A seafood ...