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Courses teach self-confidence, career/life planning

BELLINGHAM — Is self-improvement one of your New Year’s resolutions? Boost your confidence by attending a free Self-esteem and Effective Communication Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. ...

Two arrested at Lynden border with meth gear

BLAINE — Two Canadian citizens from Chilliwack, B.C., were arrested at the Lynden border crossing on Sunday, Nov. 23, for what appeared to be chemicals and equipment for manufacturing methamphetamine ...
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Renovated inn next for Dutch Village Mall

LYNDEN — Already Elements Hospitality has made its mark in the newly forming Dutch Village Mall. Next, the hotel renovation company behind the makeover will put its efforts into remaking and restarting ...
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Festive fun planned for downtown

LYNDEN — Lots is happening in town leading up to the Lynden Lighted Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday. Take note that Front Street will be closed to traffic and parking all the way from Third to 17th the hours ...
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State Senate race cost record $1.6 million

WHATCOM -— More than $1.6 million was spent in this year’s 42nd District race between Republican incumbent Doug Ericksen and Democratic challenger Seth Fleetwood, as the parties wrestled for control ...

Lynden Christian students fill four vehicles with food

LYNDEN -— Just before Thanksgiving, Lynden Christian School students collected over 11,000 pounds of food — enough to fill two mini-buses and two vans — for the Project Hope Food Bank. The food drive ...

Lots of fun planned for Dec. 5-6 in downtown Lynden

LYNDEN — Celebrate the holiday season by participating in many activities surrounding Lynden’s Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 6. Already on Friday, a holiday dessert baking contest takes ...
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Volunteers paint Lynden YMCA racquetball courts

LYNDEN -— Bob Hagedorn is in a group that plays racquetball at the Lynden YMCA three times per week. So he knew the condition of the racquetball courts there. He is also a brother-in-law of Mayor Scott ...

Getting in the Christmas spirit

SUMAS — More than 10 years ago, the Sumas Lions Club came up with the idea of the annual Christmas in the Park event. Back then, however, there was uncertainty how it would fare. “We were like, ‘Let’s ...

DelBene backs Obama executive action on immigration

WHATCOM -— An estimated 105,000 unauthorized immigrants in Washington State could get relief from deportation under the deferred-action initiatives announced by President Obama in a prime-time speech ...