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Ferndale forum on death, dying issues for youths

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Library System invites the public to an informal discussion about how children and teens face and process death, and the role literature can play helping them make sense ...

Meetings

Thursday, Jan. 28 • Lynden School Board, middle school library, 516 Main St., Lynden, 6:30 p.m. The board hears a budget update and holds a work session. • Whatcom County Planning Commission, Planning ...

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ONGOING ‘Mary Poppins’ at LCHS Lynden Christian High School presents the Broadway musical “Mary Poppins,” with Haley Ponnech as Mary and Jack Vandergriend as Bert, on Jan. 29-30 and Feb. 4-5 at ...
Located off Birch Bay-Lynden Road, vacant land may have a new use.

RDS has plans for former Lynden dump

Located off Birch Bay-Lynden Road, vacant land may have a new use. LYNDEN — The former Lynden landfill site, full of garbage from pre-1989, has sat for nearly 30 years with its potential liabilities. ...
Carrie Subelbia, pictured supporting the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field, crafted this cake at the Lynden Safeway.

Local baker heading to Super Bowl for cake competition

Carrie Subelbia, pictured supporting the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field, crafted this cake at the Lynden Safeway. LYNDEN — Carrie Subelbia went to the back of the Safeway bakery, where she has ...

Northwood, East Badger to get a roundabout

LYNDEN — The Washington State Department of Transportation plans to build a compact roundabout at the intersection of East Badger and Northwood roads. Steve Banham, Lynden’s public works director, ...
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Fresh challenge to stronger tourism locally

Expert Roger Brooks’ advise to Whatcom, any place: ‘Think like a traveler’ BELLINGHAM ­— Lynden had its name mentioned quite a bit, and positively, as a tourism expert surveyed what Whatcom County ...

Sumas audit OK, but accounting system questioned

Utilities, police were big items in 2012-2014 budget SUMAS — A state audit of three years of financial reporting for Sumas finds no direct problems, but does give an “adverse opinion” on accounting ...

Alcoa delaying Intalco curtailment

FERNDALE — Alcoa announced on Tuesday, Jan. 19, that it will delay the curtailment of its Intalco Works smelter in Ferndale until the end of June. The plant was originally scheduled to curtail by the ...

Lane restrictions for two months at BB-Lynden overpass

Damaged girder being replaced WHATCOM — Drivers should prepare for two months of lane closures, including on Interstate 5, as crews begin to fix the Birch Bay-Lynden Road overpass damaged last May when ...