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Lynden native Kyle Brennan named AD at Montana State

BOZEMAN, Montana ­— Kyle Brennan, son of Terry and Marcé Brennan of Lynden and a 1993 graduate of Lynden Christian High School, was named the new athletic director at Montana State University on Monday, ...

Waples Building design wins architect’s award

State historic preservation awards ceremony will be May 17 in Olympia LYNDEN ­— Turning the burnt-out shell of the former Lynden Department Store into today’s Waples Mercantile Building has won the ...

Fourth-quarter sales drop in Whatcom County

But non-store sales helped give the area a boost WHATCOM — Sales in stores weren’t as lucrative in 2015 as in 2014. Fourth-quarter 2015 taxable retail sales of goods saw a decline across most of Whatcom ...
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Testing the waters

Aryn Hervel handles the dog Crush as it sniffs samples of wastewater collected from the Lynden area in the Bender Fields parking lot on Thursday. The dog indicated, by sitting at a sample, that she detected ...

Puppy Rescue Mission fundraiser coming

Bow Wow & Woofs owner hosting ‘Yappy Hour,’ barbecue, auction BLAINE — Dogs can be a comfort in daily life, but for soldiers deployed overseas they can be the difference between life and death. Heather ...
Angel Gomez, right, is joined by Rep. Suzan DelBene, with his art piece between them. (Courtesy photo)

Lyndenite second in district youth art

Angel Gomez, right, is joined by Rep. Suzan DelBene, with his art piece between them. (Courtesy photo) BOTHELL — Angel Gomez, a 16-year-old at Lynden High School, was a second-place winner in the 2016 ...

ReSources sets county Comp Plan workshops

First one is May 9 at BelleWood Acres WHATCOM — RE Sources for Sustainable Communities is hosting comment workshops in May and June to help people learn about turning ideas into policies in the county’s ...

Letter carriers’ May 14 drive will boost Lynden Project Hope Food Bank stocks

LYNDEN — The U.S. Postal Service letter carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive will be held on Saturday, May 14, and the gathering of food is key for the Project Hope Food Bank. A bag will be provided ...

Habitat starting new project with Women Build

BELLINGHAM — Women, bring your biceps and your can-do attitude to join in a National Women Build Week project of Habitat for Humanity of Whatcom County. The project will start at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, ...

Free tire recycling at Birch Bay site

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Health Department offers two upcoming days of free tire recycling. On two Sundays, May 15 and May 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the disposal facility operated by SSC at 4297 ...