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PSE offers power outage app to ‘stay in the know’

BELLEVUE — Puget Sound Energy electric customers have a quick, new way to keep tabs on power outages: a mobile outage reporting app that’s now available for most web-enabled smartphones and tablets. ...
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The power of Hope

LYNDEN -— It’s a typical busy Wednesday food distribution day at the Project Hope Food Bank. People of all types flow in steadily to the 205 South B.C. Ave. address to replenish their food supplies. ...

Museum wrestles with gun law

LYNDEN — After state voters approved Initiative 594 in November, Lynden Pioneer Museum Director Troy Luginbill worried about one thing: cost. Under the new law, which goes into effect Dec. 4, even private ...

WTA rejects cemetery bid for unused land

LYNDEN — The Whatcom Transportation Authority board of directors voted on Thursday to remove an unused portion of the WTA’s Lynden property on Front Street from surplus. Whatcom Cemetery District 10 ...

No new date for retail center public hearing

LYNDEN — Powell Development put a stop to the public hearing on the North Sound Retail Center that had been scheduled for Nov. 13. Now it remains in the court of the development company whether that ...
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Readers Care: Center’s hot meals a big effort

LYNDEN -— What does it mean that a hot noon meal is provided each weekday at the Lynden Community Center? The picture certainly includes these pieces: Lynne Heeringa, as head cook, planning the menu ...

Is Lynden’s Christmas tree in your backyard?

LYNDEN — Maybe it was a former Christmas tree planted years ago or simply a tree that you’ve long felt had vast community Christmas tree potential. Either way, the Lynden Downtown Business Association ...
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Anti-gravity treadmill lifts rehab weight

LYNDEN — Trevor Ware, 30, went two years without walking, so it was an emotional time for his mom, Pam, when he took his first unassisted steps recently while on an anti-gravity treadmill. “The first ...

Whatcom Family YMCA looking for new CEO again

WHATCOM — Former Whatcom Family YMCA board member Bill Ziels knows how the YMCA runs. He will need to put that to quick use, stepping in as the organization’s interim CEO following the resignation ...

WTA may not sell Lynden property

WHATCOM -— Lynden Cemetery commissioners have offered $400,000 for 1.25 acres owned by Whatcom Transportation Authority adjoining the Front Street cemetery. But that may not be enough to acquire it for ...