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Car, bicycle collide on Front St.

LYNDEN -— A Nooksack man bicyling on Front Street Saturday was injured when a car turned in front of him and he was thrown onto its windshield. Harold Worthington, 45, lay on the shattered glass as Lynden ...

Vehicular assault charge filed in Everson crash

LYNDEN — Five were injured in a two-car collision early Sunday morning when an Everson man allegedly crossed the center line and struck an oncoming car. Justin Beld, 28, of Everson, was driving southbound ...

Seattle man dies climbing North Twin on Thursday

WHATCOM -— A 60-year-old Seattle man died from injuries sustained in a climbing fall on the Twin Sisters last week. The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday that the body of James Patrick ...

Robotic dairy open for public viewing on July 1

LYNDEN -— The first robotic milking operation in Whatcom County is open for public viewing on Tuesday, July 1. Manufacturer DeLaval hosts the open house from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bouma dairy ...

Mailbox pickup time changing

LYNDEN -— The collection time for the U.S. Post Office alley mailbox between Sixth and Seventh streets is changing. Effective June 30, the daily deadline for getting mail in that day’s round of processing ...

Lynden Cemetery historical tours each Saturday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Pioneer Museum has begun its guided “A Walk Back in Time” history tours of the Lynden Cemetery at 1 p.m. each Saturday. Changes have been made for this season, said museum curator ...

More roads being paved this week

WHATCOM -— In the county’s ongoing summer effort, five north county roads were scheduled to receive asphalt paving this week, June 23-27, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports Whatcom County ...
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Janis DeJager wins state Dairy Ambassador

EVERETT — Janis DeJager of Everson, Whatcom County’s representive in state competition, was chosen Friday as the 2014-2015 Washington State Dairy Ambassador. Janis was one of six contestants in the ...

Lynden BP station up for grabs now

LYNDEN — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency officially left the Lynden Border Patrol station for Sumas in 2008, but a final farewell is only happening now. Tony Holladay, assistant chief patrol ...
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City adds money for 401 Front St. demolition

LYNDEN -— The city hopes to tap into transportation improvement dollars to help with the demolition of a weakened building at 401 Front St. The connection is that the building’s removal will pave the ...