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Boys & Girls Club planning for future

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Boys & Girls Club is “in no way, shape or form prepared to move forward on a capital project” in Lynden at this time, said Kim Grams, the county organization’s chief ...

Targeted Nooksacks see ruling as favorable

DEMING — On the same day that election results of Nooksack Tribal Council voting were made official, another bit of news was added to the 15-month saga of trying to get 306 members of the tribe disenrolled. ...
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Van Polen to do Lynden ‘farewell showing’ April 25

LYNDEN ­— On April 25 Don Van Polen will return to do a “farewell showing” in the town where he began his long career as a travelogue creator. “A World of Travel: Favorite Stories and Places” ...

Federal money to landslide area

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal emergency money is being made available to deal with the deadly landslide that occurred in Snohomish County Saturday. The death toll stood at 14 on Monday, with some still ...
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Local woman helps bring ‘God’s Not Dead’ to Bellingham theater

BELLINGHAM — “God’s Not Dead” is playing at the Regal Barkley Village Stadium 16 & IMAX at least until Thursday, and moviegoers can thank Yolanda Vogel that the movie is even playing there ...

LMS starting LEGO club

LYNDEN — LEGO maniacs at Lynden Middle School will soon have the chance to build to their hearts’ content as the school kicks off its LEGO club on April 9. The group will meet every Wednesday from ...

Meeting set for hopeful Miss Rodeo contestants

LYNDEN — An informational meeting for potential contestants in the Miss Lynden Rodeo Pageant is scheduled for Thursday, March 27, in Lynden. The mandatory meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in Peoples Place ...

In the military

Air Force Airwoman Katrina S. Kappele graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airwoman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included ...

County extends deadline for EIS scoping comment

WHATCOM — The county has decided to extend the comment period on scoping of an environmental impact statement on the upcoming Comprehensive Plan update. The deadline is now April 7. It was March 24. ...

Legislature only tweaks budget, adjourns on time

OLYMPIA — The state Legislature approved a barebones 2014 supplemental operating budget before adjourning its 60-day short session March 13, the first on-time end of a session since 2009. The new budget ...