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State panel to look into E911 system outage

OLYMPIA — The state Utilities and Transportation Commission will investigate last week’s seven-hour outage of statewide enhanced 911 (E911) service. The service began experiencing interruptions in ...

Red Cross helps Lynden family after stove fire

LYNDEN ­— A neighbor almost had a kitchen fire put out by the time Lynden city firefighters arrived to a call in the 900 block of East Front Street around 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 10. A pan of food ...

Everson boy struck by semi, seriously injured

EVERSON — A 3-year-old Everson boy was seriously injured on Saturday, April 12, when he ran across the road and was struck by a semi truck. The truck, driven by Parminder S. Rangdhu, 44, of Abbotsford, ...

County begins planning new 8,800-acre Lake Whatcom park

WHATCOM ­— Effective this year, 8,800 acres of forest land around Lake Whatcom transfers to Whatcom County from the Washington Department of Natural Resources through a reconveyance. These lands are ...

Lynden Police to take expired medications

LYNDEN — In an effort to safely dispose of unused or expired medications, the Lynden Police Department will take such products from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. The event is at the Lynden ...
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Aldergrove border crossing to be rebuilt

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Look for facility upgrades at the border crossing just north of Lynden. On Monday, Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that Lark ...

Keep fluoridating city water? Question comes up as city builds its new treatment plant

LYNDEN ­— A young mother, speaking during City Council open session April 7, raised concerns about fluoride in city water, and veteran City Council member Gary Bode later said the issue is up for discussion ...

Boys & Girls Club sets Lynden discussion meeting on future plans

WHATCOM — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County is in the process of gathering community input through a series of roundtable meetings. “This is a significant part of the strategic plan our ...

Everson spaghetti dinner Saturday benefits Oso landslide victims

EVERSON — The Everson Lions Club is planning a Saturday, April 12, spaghetti dinner that will be a benefit for the Oso mudslide victims. The cost will be donations only that will go 100 percent to victims ...

Next Claire vg show, ‘Mouse That Roared,’ starts May 1

LYNDEN — “The Mouse That Roared” will be the next production at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, on stage May 1-18. This is a hilarious comedy about the tiny European Duchy of Grand Fenwick that is ...