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Youth Fair this week at Lynden fairgrounds

LYNDEN — The 2014 Whatcom County Youth Fair, involving hundreds of youths ages 6 to 18, takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. The multi-faceted “experience that ...

Volunteer April 6-12

WHATCOM — Fifteen Whatcom County nonprofits and governments agencies are hosting service projects throughout Volunteer Service Week April 6-12. Service opportunities are available for all ages, levels ...

6K run planned

LYNDEN — Hannah Klos, a senior at Cornerstone Christian School, is organizing a 6K run/walk for Saturday, April 26, in order to raise money for a mission trip in June to Nicaragua. Specifically, she ...

Plots open at Everson Community Garden

LYNDEN — Plots are open at the Everson Community Garden for anyone interested in growing organic vegetables or flowers. Garden employees will disk in fertilizer as soon as the ground is dry enough to ...
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Cute little plant infests in a hurry

WHATCOM ­— It’s such a cute little plant with rich green leaves and a yellow flower that gardeners have been known to trade it with each other and nurseries have sold it. But beware. The alluring ...
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Lynden boy, 6, killed in Monday crash

BOW — A 6-year-old Lynden boy was killed and his mother was critically injured Monday when her Ford SUV crashed along Chuckanut Drive, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. According ...
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Natural gas leak at First St. alley under control

LYNDEN ­— A natural gas leak at a downtown construction site was brought under control without any injuries within about an hour Monday morning. But traffic was detoured for a bit longer on busy First ...

Boys & Girls Club planning for future

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Boys & Girls Club is “in no way, shape or form prepared to move forward on a capital project” in Lynden at this time, said Kim Grams, the county organization’s chief ...

Targeted Nooksacks see ruling as favorable

DEMING — On the same day that election results of Nooksack Tribal Council voting were made official, another bit of news was added to the 15-month saga of trying to get 306 members of the tribe disenrolled. ...
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Van Polen to do Lynden ‘farewell showing’ April 25

LYNDEN ­— On April 25 Don Van Polen will return to do a “farewell showing” in the town where he began his long career as a travelogue creator. “A World of Travel: Favorite Stories and Places” ...