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Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Rodeo folded into fair

LYNDEN — After nine years as a stand-alone event operated by the Northwest Washington Fair, the Lynden PRCA Rodeo will now be part of the fair, showcased as the main grandstand draw on the fair’s Friday ...

Expect January unveil of Delft Square remake

LYNDEN — There hasn’t been a visual change yet at what used to be Delft Square, but that isn’t for lack of behind-the-scenes work. The design for a complete overhaul of the burnt and vacant shell ...

Progressives elected to County Council; Closest races are for port, fire commissioner

WHATCOM ­— The “progressive” slate of four candidates is winning a clean sweep over the “conservative” side for the County Council in the Nov. 5 general election. The leaders each had a margin ...
New State Route 539 lanes will widen the road and curve east toward Canada.

New Guide Meridian lanes near border will shift crossing location

State in negotiations on property acquisition LYNDEN — With design wrapped up, the Washington State Department of Transportation continues negotiating with affected landowners to secure right-of-way ...

City budget hits total $240k

Unexpected 2013 expenses must be managed LYNDEN -— The city is dealing with about $240,000 in unanticipated costs from this year heading into the 2014 budget cycle. The extra hit on budget planning was ...

City starts planning for new trail near Fisher Elementary

Trail extension will likely be ready in 2015 LYNDEN — Thanks to a federal grant of about $270,000, the city will have a new extension to the Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail, likely in summer 2015. The city is ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Lyndenites buy Dutch Village Mall

Plans include new tenants, site improvements and future growth LYNDEN — One of the first orders of business for the new owners of the Dutch Village Mall is to get that 72-foot-tall windmill moving again. ...
Steve Herrick teaches a Lynden High School class.

LHS band teacher forming jazz band for community

Steve Herrick hopes band will be making music by January LYNDEN — Many musicians who play their instruments in high school and college eventually fall out of practice. Lynden High School band teacher ...
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Progressives solidly lead County Council races

         WHATCOM — The four “progressive” candidates for County Council clearly led the “conservative” slate in the first count of over 47,000 ballots in Tuesday’s general election. (See ...