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NCCTK hosting Saturday missions conference

LYNDEN -— North County Christ the King Church will host a “Gone Global” missions conference open to all on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fred Markert will speak on mission initiatives and ...

Lions will collect for visual aids at White Cane Days this weekend

WHATCOM — Members of the eight Whatcom County Lions Clubs will be at grocery stores in Lynden, Blaine, Ferndale, Maple Falls, Sumas and Bellingham on the weekend of May 2-3 to raise funds as part of ...

June Hahn new on library board

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Library System Board of Trustees has a  new member, June Hahn. She will complete a recently vacated term, serving through January 2015. Since retiring in Lynden in 2010, ...

Blood pressure checks return

LYNDEN -— Friday, May 2, is the first day that monthly blood pressure checks, discontinued last December, will return to the Lynden Community Center, 401 W. Grover St. Now the sponsor is the Lynden Faith ...

Chadwick of Sheriff’s Office graduates from FBI Academy

WHATCOM -— On March 28, chief criminal deputy Doug Chadwick became the most recent Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office member to graduate from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The 256th ...

Ericksen notes federal proposal to make crude oil rail cars safer

OLYMPIA — On the day Sen. Doug Ericksen and Sen. Steve O’Ban sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx voicing concerns about the safety of rail cars carrying crude oil through ...

$2,609 donated from ‘Keys for Adoption’ drive

WHATCOM — Security Solutions NW has donated $2,609 to “Keys for Adoption,” a campaign to raise money for a Sumas family seeking to adopt. Security Solutions pledged to give $1 for each key made during ...
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Sikh festival marred by shots fired

LYNDEN -— While most of the 1,000-plus people attending the lively Vaisakhi Festival celebration were unaware, gun shots were fired near the 176 E. Pole Rd. grounds about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Whatcom ...

Health insurance sign-up praised

SEATTLE -— Two-thirds of Whatcom County’s previously uninsured residents are now enrolled in health insurance, claims the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement. Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee, Sen. Patty ...

Ex-Lynden police officer faces child porn allegations

LYNDEN ­— Don Glunt, a 34-year Lynden police officer, was taken into custody Friday on allegations of child pornography following an investigation by the Washington State Patrol. The investigation by ...