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Lynden Door opening Collaboratory Center downtown

LYNDEN — One of Lynden’s largest businesses will soon have a downtown presence, with Lynden Door planning a “Collaboratory Center” on Front Street.   John Ridder, Lynden Door senior vice president, ...

Conservation District election gets pumped up

  LYNDEN ­— From just 30 votes last year to thousands this year — such was the increased interest in the Whatcom Conservation District election held Tuesday.   District executive director ...

City to save money on phones, internet

  LYNDEN ­— With two new address sites in 2015, the city is also getting a new phone service provider.   A new public works yard and headquarters are being set up at 745 E. Badger Rd. Meanwhile, ...

Three running for county Dairy Ambassador

  WHATCOM — Tickets can now be reserved for the March 27 Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador Coronation and Banquet event, to be held in Hampton Inn’s Fox Hall of Bellingham.   The 59th annual ...

You can help with salmon habitat restoration

  WHATCOM — Come join with the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association and help restore streamside habitat for salmon. Tools and gloves will be provided; just come wearing sturdy shoes, long pants ...

County digs into Comp. Plan revision process

  WHATCOM — The county has started updating its Comprehensive Plan, a big project that must be completed by June 30, 2016.   The Washington State Growth Management Act requires counties to periodically ...

Realignment project crimps Mt. Baker Hwy.

  MAPLE FALLS — Travelers on State Route 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) should expect delays near Maple Falls this week as contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation ...

Medicare system details to be explained

  BELLINGHAM — Learn the ins and outs of the Medicare system from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Whatcom Community College.   Australia Cosby, coordinator of the Statewide Health Insurance ...

WID boards to meet, work on shared issues

  LYNDEN ­— All six Watershed Improvement District boards of supervisors of north Whatcom County are scheduled to meet in March.   The Bertrand one met on March 3. The remaining slate is: Laurel, ...

Lynden Planning Commission has vacancy

LYNDEN — Amy Harksell, city planning director, is searching for a Lynden resident to serve on the Planning Commission.   Don Galloway recently resigned — and was officially recognized by the mayor ...