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Lynden firm to remodel county courthouse

WHATCOM -— Two Lynden firms will be doing work for the county, following County Council action on Tuesday, June 3. Faber Construction was awarded the $949,310 job of renovating the County Courthouse ...

Tea Party flag waving June 14

WHATCOM — Whatcom Tea Party members will wave the American flag on freeway overpasses throughout the county on Saturday, June 14. The target time will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. However, people are encouraged ...

Wyoming group supporting GPT 

WHATCOM -— A bipartisan Wyoming delegation led by the executive director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority was scheduled to tour the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal site at Cherry Point on Tuesday, ...

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 ...