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Lynden April bull riding event expands to two days

LYNDEN — More than 70 of some of the top bull riders in the country are coming to Lynden as this year’s local Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division event expands to two days, April 4 and 5. ...

Gorsuch, 27, arrested for batch of local crimes

WHATCOM — A man the county Sheriff’s Office calls a “prolific burglar, thief and previously convicted felon” was tabbed last week as responsible for a series of burglaries and thefts in unincorporated ...

Forestry group’s tree sale March 22 at fairgrounds

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Farm Forestry Association hosts its annual tree sale on Saturday, March 22, on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Sales are 10 a.m. to noon in the Henry Jansen barn. Seedlings ...

Museum hosting collectibles and antiques sale March 21-22

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum Endowment Foundation will host a collectibles and antiques sale to support the foundation on March 21-22. The museum wants the public to participate, both in the sale ...
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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 ...