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NWWA Fair names Skillet as grandstand entertainer

LYNDEN — In the Northwest Washington Fair’s first grandstand entertainment announcement of 2015, Christian rock band Skillet and “American Idol” finalist Colton Dixon were both named to the Thursday, ...
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Community leads new Maple Falls park

MAPLE FALLS — When the old Maple Falls Elementary School was burned to the ground via a controlled burn in 2013, a group of local residents already knew what they wanted to do with the vacant land.   “We’ve ...

Three injured in car-truck crash at Guide, Badger

  LYNDEN ­— Two were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with injuries from a car-truck collision at the corner of Guide Meridian and Badger roads just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April ...

North Cascades Highway to reopen Friday

WINTHROP — In one of the fastest reopening efforts in the North Cascades Highway’s 42-year history, Washington State Department of Transportation crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates ...
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Jana Plagerman chosen dairy ambassador

  WHATCOM ­— Jana Plagerman will reign as Dairy Ambassador, representing the county dairy industry in public appearances in the next year.   The daughter of Leroy and Rhonda Plagerman is also ...

Sidhu is fill-in on County Council

  WHATCOM — In a 5-1 vote on March 17, the Whatcom County Council appointed Satpal Sidhu to fill out the remaining term of council member Sam Crawford, who stepped down from his position for job ...
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Two 17-year-olds injured in crash on Saturday

  LYNDEN ­— Three Lynden 17-year-olds were involved in a one-car crash at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, March 28, near the corner of Berthusen and Birch Bay-Lynden roads.   Per Wolfisberg was driving ...

Hutchings chosen by county

  WHATCOM — County Executive Jack Louws has appointed Jon Hutchings the county’s new public works director, with an expected start date of Monday, April 27. The appointment was due to be confirmed ...

Training for 4-H leaders in Lynden April 15, 22

  WHATCOM — 4-H Youth Development invites adults 19 years and older to volunteer to be club leaders in the 4-H program.   4-H promotes leadership, citizenship and life skills for youths ages ...
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New book tells of Burman family’s early Stickney Is. Rd. life

  EVERSON ­— The family names are deep enough in local history to be lost from most people’s awareness today. Alan and Lisbeth Fritzberg bring the stories back to life in “Coming of Age on Stickney ...