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Lynden School District running $48 million bond election in April

If passed, funds will replace middle school, replace/remodel Fisher, pay off Line Road property LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board voted Thursday night to approve a resolution that will put a $48 million ...
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A bus full of memories

  LYNDEN ­— Those who depended on Vern Miedema’s mechanical skills at the Lynden School District bus garage say it will be hard to go on not having him around doing his conscientious work.   About ...

Gasoline prices continuing to fall locally

LYNDEN — As the price of crude oil continues to fall on the international market, the price of gasoline drops locally, down more than $1 per gallon from the same time last year.   The national average ...

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees

LYNDEN — The local Boy Scouts will again hold a community Christmas tree pickup and recycling event, this year on Saturday, Jan. 10.   Within the Lynden city limits, the scouts will pick up trees ...

Charter review group meets for first time Monday

  WHATCOM ­— The 15 individuals who were elected in November to be 2015 Whatcom County Charter Review Commissioners will meet for the first time at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, in the garden-level conference ...

E. Smith, Skagit truck accidents claim two lives

  WHATCOM ­— A 68-year-old Deming man died early Saturday, Jan. 3, after his vehicle left the 3300 block of East Smith Road, struck a mailbox and rolled over, the Washington State Patrol reported. ...

Snowshoe in the National Forest starting from the Glacier station

  EVERETT — Get outdoors and learn about winter ecology while taking a guided snowshoeing walk in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. No experience is needed for the February and March walks ...

Conservation planning on private land offered free

  SPOKANE — The Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering a free conservation plan on private land in Washington State through the Voluntary Natural Resources Conservation Plan sign-up. ...

Voter registration changes for Feb. 10 election due soon

  WHATCOM — Have you moved? If so, you may need to update your address for voting in the upcoming Feb. 10 local special election.   County Auditor Debbie Adelstein advises voters to take care ...

Local collection sites for recycling fluorescent lights

  OLYMPIA — Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more being added in the months ahead.   Dropoff ...