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Event tonight aims to attract more volunteer firefighters

  WHATCOM — In a joint effort, North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department are seeking more individuals to join those local fire departments as volunteer firefighter/EMTs.   An ...
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CHCC expanding facilities with adult day health center

LYNDEN — Wayne Steenbock, Christian Health Care Center administrator, said that adult day health is the future of health care. CHCC sets itself up for the future with the planned Northwest Adult Day ...

NV looks ahead from its bond passage

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley School District voters last week approved a nearly $28 million bond to build a new middle school and expand, replace and remodel a variety of other district facilities, and ...
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NV bond passing with 70% approval

  WHATCOM – The Nooksack Valley School District’s $27.9 million construction bond was passing easily in Tuesday’s special election.   As of the count taken at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, the ...
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Sol Lewis Award winners thank their supporters

  LYNDEN ­— Both Celeste Mergens and Richard Decima passed on thanks to their spouses, families, colleagues and community as they received their 2014 Sol Lewis Awards at a Thursday evening reception ...

BNSF plans new track between Ferndale, Custer

FERNDALE — Construction of a second line of tracks between Ferndale and Custer could begin as early as this year, according to information released by the BNSF Railroad on Friday.   The addition ...

Long-term lane closure starts on highway east of Maple Falls

MAPLE FALLS — The Mt. Baker Highway four miles east of Maple Falls has been reduced to one lane by the Washington State Department of Transportation for a “long-term” fix to the highway.   The ...

Law firm name change brings out local history

  BELLINGHAM ­— The law firm that was Zender Thurston — with roots 100 years ago in Lynden — is now named Carmichael Clark.   The name change reflects the firm’s current identity, as Robert ...

Insect talk Feb. 12

  BELLINGHAM — A Whatcom County Master Gardeners meeting on “Insects: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, is free and open to the public. Dr. Merrill Peterson leads ...

Farm Bureau first aid/CPR class meets state requirements

  LYNDEN — A first aid/adult CPR class geared to farm operations will be held in the fairgrounds’ Peoples Place building on both Monday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 28, from 8 to 11 a.m.   To ...