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Great Expectations moves to New Hope Center on B.C. Ave.

LYNDEN — The entire Christian Hope Association is under one roof at the New Hope Center at 205 S. British Columbia Ave. Christian Hope Association, which runs the Project Hope food bank, New Way Ministries ...

Local joins competition for Miss Pre-Teen Seattle

LYNDEN — Savonne Sterk of Lynden has been selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Seattle pageant on Saturday, Oct. 11. Sterk was accepted into the competition following an application and ...
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Lynden Music Festival kicks off on Oct. 8

Polecat, a folk band from Bellingham, will be featured in the upcoming Lynden Music Festival with an appearance Friday, Oct. 10, in the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Tickets are $10. For a full schedule of the ...

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 ...