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Burn ban lifted after rainfall

WHATCOM — Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and available fire resources, the Fire Marshal’s Office lifted the ban on outdoor burning in the unincorporated county on Saturday, Sept. 27. Outdoor ...

‘Red tide’ closes beaches south of Point Whitehorn

WHATCOM — Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin (“red tide”) have been detected in molluscan shellfish on some Whatcom County beaches. As a result, the Washington State Department ...

Amend effort continues locally

WHATCOM — Citizen activists with Pledge to Amend, a campaign decrying corporate power over democracy in the United States, are mobilizing locally too. Locally, voters can expect Whatcom Move to Amend ...

Lynden police looking for owners of lost TV

LYNDEN — On Tuesday, Sept. 23, at about 8:45 a.m., an off-duty Bellingham Police officer saw a 17-year-old walking along Depot Road with a television wrapped in a baby blanket. The juvenile was eventually ...
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LCHS athletic facilities to be rebuilt

LYNDEN — Roughly 13 years after ground was broken on Lynden Christian High School’s initial reconstruction phase, a fundraising effort is announced to get the third — and final — phase going in ...
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Woman’s burn story inspires

WHATCOM -— It’s hard to calculate how many people have been inspired to go on from traumatic burn injury, or other serious life issues, by the story of Kimberly Calman-McMurray. She has credibility ...

State of the City address focuses on projects

LYNDEN — In what has turned into an annual event, a Lynden Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week included a State of the City address, updating chamber members on the host of projects happening within ...

Public forum on water districts is Tuesday, Sept. 30

WHATCOM -— A second public forum on the idea of forming irrigation districts in the rural county will be on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 Front St., Lynden. ...
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Lewis 100: A glance back at Lynden sports teams’ success

It’s always a good time to be a Lynden sports fan, but 1961 and 1962 were particular standout years for local fans.   Basketball The Lynden Lions boys’ basketball team took home the state “A” ...
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Soccer carnival aims to grow more

LYNDEN -— Committee members generally associated with Cornerstone Christian School put on a Northwest Soccer Carnival at Bender Fields Saturday that they hope will become bigger and better each year. ...