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Search for man missing at Baker Lake suspended

BAKER LAKE — As of Tuesday night, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. there were no more developments in the search for Jason Lee Lovelady, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported. Search operations had covered ...

Maakad is second for state rodeo

WHATCOM ­— Contestant Jeni Maakad from Custer was chosen first runner-up in the Miss Rodeo Washington Pageant held last week in Ellensburg. “She won several categories, but fell short of the top. ...

DelBene on panel in Congress crafting farm bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Northwest Washington Congresswoman Suzan DelBene has been named a member of the conference committee to negotiate a reauthorized Farm Bill. The House of Representatives on Oct. 11 passed ...

Kredit’s geology adult education class repeated

LYNDEN ­— Because a first offering filled up so quickly, popular Lynden Christian High School teacher Harlan Kredit will do a second “Geology of Whatcom County” adult education class. The two-part ...

Farm Bureau annual dinner meeting Oct. 24

LYNDEN ­— The Whatcom County Farm Bureau holds its 2013 annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1775 Front St., on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. A business meeting ...
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All OK after Thursday eve. gas line rupture

LYNDEN ­— A natural gas line at the Main Street bridge site was ruptured by construction machinery early Thursday evening. Several dozen residents living near the Eighth Street area were evacuated as ...

Husband-wife team to lead local organizations

WHATCOM — The husband-wife duo of Dan and Heather Powell will help shape the future of two of Whatcom County’s most community-minded nonprofits, as they have been named to head the Whatcom Family YMCA ...

Man on loose after Oct. 1 beating

WHATCOM ­— A 20-yearold man adept at eluding police is again on the loose after beating his estranged girlfriend in the 8500 block of Vinup Road in Lynden two weeks ago. Visente Levi Jon Galvez-Cruz ...
Crews work to access a shutoff valve in an attempt to contain the Thursday-night gas line rupture on Main Street.

All OK after Thursday evening gas line rupture

LYNDEN -— A  natural gas line at the Main Street bridge site was ruptured by construction machinery early Thursday evening. Several dozen residents living near the Eighth Street area were evacuated ...

Ambulance as a city utility?

LYNDEN ­— The city has taken another step toward a possible ambulance utility — with a rate for citizens to pay as for water and sewer. For up to $17,840, the FCS Group of Redmond will do a cost-of-service ...