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Skagit I-5 bridge to slide into place Saturday eve.

BURLINGTON — The temporary Interstate 5 bridge spanning the Skagit River has only a few more days of use before crews slide over into place the permanent replacement on Saturday evening. Barring any ...

Mudslides close SR 20 North Cascades Highway through the weekend

RAINY PASS – Heavy rain caused more mud and rock slides over State Route 20 in several locations, indefinitely closing a 24-mile stretch between the North Cascades passes. With heavier rains expected ...

State rules could drop marijuana store in Lynden

WHATCOM — Lynden could have a new marijuana-dispensing retail outlet by next June, according to rules approved by the Washington State Liquor Control Board. And it is all part of a large-scale plan to ...
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Lynde 500 photos

The Lynde 500 welcomed 10 teams to downtown Lynden on Labor Day for the Lynden Pioneer Museum’s annual push-kart derby. For a full story click here…. This content is for subscribers only. ...
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Heroes Day on 9/11 at CHCC

LYNDEN — Uniformed officers and local service organizations will gather at the Christian Health Care Center on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to participate in the sixth annual Heroes Day event. The free community ...

Lynden lost $6.4 million for Pepin Creek project, new water plant

LYNDEN — The city of Lynden’s expectation of $6.4 million in state Public Works Trust Fund money was cut from the state’s 2013-15 budget this summer. That leaves city officials looking for new ways ...
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Sept. 7 Pickett House fundraiser features Mike Vouri

BELLINGHAM —  On Saturday, Sept. 7, those interested in the legacy of George Pickett can get a glimpse into the dramatic life of the man who left a historical footprint in Whatcom County. Proceeds ...

CrossPoint offers ‘back to church’ invitation for community Sept. 15

LYNDEN ­— A local church is following a national lead in designating Sept. 15 as “Back to Church Sunday.” CrossPoint Church at 8686 Vinup Rd. says “everyone is welcome to attend” a special service ...

Man shoots arrow toward jail, ends up inside

BELLINGHAM ­— He was squirrel hunting, David Wayne Jordan said, when he shot an arrow toward the second floor outdoor recreation area of the Whatcom County Jail on Aug. 28. Problem was, a baggie wrapped ...

Foundation gives out $390,000 to health-related projects

WHATCOM ­— The St. Luke’s Foundation will give out over $390,000 in grants this year to health-related projects or nursing scholarships in Whatcom County. In all, 22 individuals or organizations are ...