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Ferndale man charged with raping 15-yr-old Lynden girl

Two met in theater group, fostered relations LYNDEN — A call to Lynden police regarding a 15-year-old runaway led to the arrest of Michael James Sulak, 52, of Ferndale, on child rape charges on Feb. ...

Sheriff’s Office wants help identifying stash of guns

Collection of 50 found at north Bellingham home BELLINGHAM -— The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating the owner of a gun collection believed to be stolen. ...

Lynden Cemetery earns historic mark

Designation on register is mostly honorary LYNDEN -— The Lynden Cemetery has won listing on the Washington Heritage Register of Historic Places. Although mostly an honorary designation, the listing could ...

City OKs more North Prairie homebuilding

Phase of 120-138 units will show ‘cottage’ concept LYNDEN -— Developer Bob Libolt is 35 lots into his planned North Prairie neighborhood. Now he can create up to 138 more housing units on the remaining ...
Community members packed the Lynden High School library on Thursday to discuss the possibility of running another bond election in April.

School bond won’t run again in April

More than 200 people packed LHS library for Thursday board meeting LYNDEN — Lynden voters won’t see a bond election in April, the Lynden School Board decided at its Feb. 27 meeting, which was attended ...

Lynden April bull riding event expands to two days

LYNDEN — More than 70 of some of the top bull riders in the country are coming to Lynden as this year’s local Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division event expands to two days, April 4 and 5. ...

Gorsuch, 27, arrested for batch of local crimes

WHATCOM — A man the county Sheriff’s Office calls a “prolific burglar, thief and previously convicted felon” was tabbed last week as responsible for a series of burglaries and thefts in unincorporated ...

Forestry group’s tree sale March 22 at fairgrounds

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Farm Forestry Association hosts its annual tree sale on Saturday, March 22, on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Sales are 10 a.m. to noon in the Henry Jansen barn. Seedlings ...

Museum hosting collectibles and antiques sale March 21-22

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum Endowment Foundation will host a collectibles and antiques sale to support the foundation on March 21-22. The museum wants the public to participate, both in the sale ...
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Non-stop snow kept crews busy, kids happy

WHATCOM — What started as a manageable amount of snow on Saturday turned into so much more by Sunday morning. And while the forecast continued to call for rain and melting by Sunday evening and into ...