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Tuesday noon is adults’ time at Milk Makers Fest

LYNDEN ­— Come learn about the dairy industry and milk production, its importance in the food chain and the impact on the environment and Whatcom County’s economy. It’s time for the annual Milk ...
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Teen center sought in DV Mall

LYNDEN — The desire to create a space for teens in Lynden — a wildly cool space, mind you — to call their own has inspired Sean Taylor, director of the nonprofit ministry Big Oak, to draft a plan ...

WSP: Take care driving during Skagit tulip fest

SKAGIT — With the Skagit County Tulip Festival running all of April, the Washington State Patrol asks drivers to prepare for a safe commute to and from the tulip fields. Along with local law enforcement, ...

Lynden Winter Ride bus making one last trip

LYNDEN — Lynden School District’s Winter Ride bus is making one last trip to Mt. Baker for a day of spring skiing or snowboarding and Easter egg fun. This Saturday, April 19, the Mount Baker Ski Area ...

State panel to look into E911 system outage

OLYMPIA — The state Utilities and Transportation Commission will investigate last week’s seven-hour outage of statewide enhanced 911 (E911) service. The service began experiencing interruptions in ...

Red Cross helps Lynden family after stove fire

LYNDEN ­— A neighbor almost had a kitchen fire put out by the time Lynden city firefighters arrived to a call in the 900 block of East Front Street around 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 10. A pan of food ...

Everson boy struck by semi, seriously injured

EVERSON — A 3-year-old Everson boy was seriously injured on Saturday, April 12, when he ran across the road and was struck by a semi truck. The truck, driven by Parminder S. Rangdhu, 44, of Abbotsford, ...

County begins planning new 8,800-acre Lake Whatcom park

WHATCOM ­— Effective this year, 8,800 acres of forest land around Lake Whatcom transfers to Whatcom County from the Washington Department of Natural Resources through a reconveyance. These lands are ...

Lynden Police to take expired medications

LYNDEN — In an effort to safely dispose of unused or expired medications, the Lynden Police Department will take such products from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. The event is at the Lynden ...
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Aldergrove border crossing to be rebuilt

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Look for facility upgrades at the border crossing just north of Lynden. On Monday, Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that Lark ...