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Local roads being paved this week

WHATCOM -— Seven Lynden-area roads are scheduled to receive  asphalt paving this week, June 9-12, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports Whatcom County Public Works. The roads are: Weidkamp, ...
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17-year-olds to fish in Alaska on own boat

LYNDEN — It’s a chilly Sunday afternoon in March, and Cody Fransen and Liam Kroontje are tubing behind a shiny new boat on Wiser Lake. “It was basically snowing,” Fransen said. “It was awesome.” ...
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Front St. building deemed unsafe

LYNDEN — First the awning came down. Then part of the hollow cinder block façade followed. Soon the entire building at 401 Front St. may get removed, which was the plan all along when the city bought ...

Guide Meridian border widening kicks off

LYNDEN — To coincide with a rebuild of the border station on the Canadian side, work started Monday to add lanes and redraw the alignment for Guide Meridian Road lanes approaching the Lynden-Aldergrove ...

Body found in ditch at Lynden border Thursday

LYNDEN -— A body was found Thursday in a drainage ditch near the Canadian border north of H Street Road. The victim, whose identity was being withheld Friday morning, appears to have died of drowning ...
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Jensen Anderson, 9, will be grand marshal of parade

LYNDEN -— Even as he continues to cope with cancer, Jensen Anderson, age 9, will be honored as the grand marshal of the 2014 Farmers Day Parade Saturday. Jensen will ride with his family probably on ...

A water line to Lynden?

LYNDEN -— Pure and plentiful water from the Blaine area piped some seven miles to north Lynden to help solve water quantity and quality problems there — that idea was proposed at a session with state ...

Lynden finance director Teresa Camfield retiring

LYNDEN -— Teresa Camfield received thanks for her 17 years of work as the city Finance Director while she sat for her last City Council meeting Monday. Camfield’s last day on the job will be Friday. ...

Suicidal subject talked off Hannegan Road bridge

LYNDEN — A suicidal subject was talked off the Hannegan Road bridge over the Nooksack River on Thursday afternoon by the Lynden Police and Whatcom County Sheriff’s officers. A 43-year-old male was ...

NEXUS border-crossing center coming to Birch Bay Square

CUSTER — A joint “Trusted Traveler” enrollment center for the NEXUS border-crossing card will be located in the Birch Bay Square business center. It’s a project of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...