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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 ...

Bond supporters rallying for April 22 rerun attempt

LYNDEN — Three percent isn’t much in the world of small-town elections. Both supporters and opponents of the Lynden School District’s $46 million bond proposal — which failed in a Feb. 11 election ...
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‘Bingo! The Winning Musical’ opens Thursday at the Claire

LYNDEN — The Lynden Performing Arts Guild is bringing a brand-new show to town when “Bingo! The Winning Musical” hits the stage on Thursday, Feb. 27. The show is about friendship, director Laura ...
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Bellingham air terminal rebuild done

BELLINGHAM ­— Finally, there is no weaving around and working inside cordoned-off construction zones of Bellingham International Airport. The $38.6 million terminal rebuild project is all done. Port ...
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City to focus on Pepin Creek in 2014

LYNDEN — Even after the Washington State Legislature pulled roughly $3 million of funding for Lynden’s Pepin Creek project in the waning days of the final 2013 session, the city’s Public Works department ...

Mayor: Any ambulance utility charge will be at low end

LYNDEN ­— City leaders don’t plan to charge anywhere near the full cost of ambulance service as a utility fee, Mayor Scott Korthuis cautioned a public-hearing crowd Tuesday. A monthly billing, if ...

Ex-felon with loaded handgun nabbed in Lynden

LYNDEN — When U.S. marshals and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office called, Lynden police were ready to help arrest an ex-felon the two entities were looking for, even if the suspect was likely to ...
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Visiting Montana trio attests to need for coal terminal at Cherry Point

WHATCOM — Three Montana representatives of business, agriculture and government visited the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal site at Cherry Point on Monday and said they hope they can count on a trade ...

Burial Society meets Thursday

LYNDEN ­— A Thursday, Feb. 20 meeting of the Lynden Burial Society will help determine the future of the 113-year-old group. Board members have sent out a letter to the existing 255 members advising ...

Dan Heeringa lone candidate for Conservation District board

WHATCOM ­— Just one candidate, Dan Heeringa of Sumas, is on the ballot for the Whatcom Conservation District supervisor election of March 11. No other candidates declared by the Jan. 31 deadline, said ...