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Lynden retiree creates seminars to keep minds active

LYNDEN ­— A retiree in Lynden since 2006, Ron Bucknam wanted to see more local opportunity for intellectual challenge. So he conceived the idea of the Lynden Emeritus Forum. He isn’t holding back. ...

A day to honor

Right: Boy Scouts Troop 4028 of Lynden presents the colors at the Veterans Day service on Nov. 11 in the Lynden Community Center. Above: World War II veteran Paul Van Dyke salutes as Becky Gerlach sings ...

Blaine woman, 75, dies in Slater-Haxton crash

WHATCOM ­— A 75-year-old Blaine woman died of injuries sustained as a passenger in a two-car collision Friday afternoon at the corner of Slater Road and Haxton Way. Lillian M. Moir was in a 2001 Volvo ...

Lynden Senior Center invites gifts to keep up programs in 2016

LYNDEN — The Lynden Community/Senior Center must raise $250,000 out of a total 2016 budget of $360,000. So contributions are requested to support essential services and programs. The center also provides ...

WSO premieres special composition

LYNDEN ­— The anniversary celebration season of Whatcom Symphony Orchestra continues on Nov. 22, as two orchestral classics are paired with a brand-new work. Composer Sean Hickey comes to Bellingham ...

LC sixth graders presenting musical this week

“Back to the Manger” is the musical presented by Lynden Christian sixth graders in three performances this week Thursday and Friday in the high school auditorium. Evening times are 7:30 p.m. Admission ...

Choral society ‘Messiah’ concerts Dec. 4-5

LYNDEN ­— A community tradition, performances of Handel’s “Messiah,” will take place the weekend of Dec. 4-5. The Lynden Choral Society, with the Starry Night Chamber Orchestra, performs the oratorio ...

Boys & Girls Club honors Diana Bedlington for Lynden activity

WHATCOM — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County hosted their 16th annual breakfast and honored community “all-stars” in front of 450 community members. Each branch clubhouse showcased a performance ...

Ericksen will help to make passed I-1366 effective

OLYMPIA — Responding to the Nov. 3 election passage of Initiative 1366, state Sens. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, say they will propose a constitutional amendment requiring ...

Nooksack River erosion closes Mt. Baker highway east of Glacier

GLACIER — Drivers using State Route 542 east of Glacier will find the highway limited to one lane as of Tuesday. The Washington State Department of Transportation closed the eastbound lane of State Route ...