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Larrabee Park management plan to be created

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is starting to develop a management plan for Larrabee State Park near Bellingham. The public is invited to participate in the process by ...

Red Cross aids after Dec. 24 fire

WHATCOM — Volunteers with the Mt. Baker American Red Cross chapter responded to a house fire on the Pole Road near Lynden at 3:46 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The fire completely destroyed the home, leaving ...

Military News

Army Reserve Pvt. Elijah R. Andrews has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Dutch Village Mall improvements coming

LYNDEN — In the spirit of the Dutch Village Mall’s beginnings, one of Lynden’s original landmark properties will retain its Dutch-like feel throughout a massive renovation and return to offering ...
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2013: A Year in Review

JANUARY   2 — For peat’s sake 2,000 double dump truck loads of soggy soil must be removed before Lynden’s new water treatment plant can be built.   Lynden police add first new officer since ...

‘Reverse auction’ idea could help save farmland

WHATCOM — The county is working with a consultant on the idea of “reverse auction” of non-conforming lots in core agricultural areas in order to preserve such land for agriculture. The goal is to ...

Western graduate students will do free counseling

BELLINGHAM — Beginning Jan. 21, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide free individual counseling services under faculty supervision. Western’s Counseling ...

Local churches open doors tonight for Christmas Eve services

LYNDEN — In celebration of Christmas, a variety of local churches are opening their doors today, Christmas Eve, for special services. And some are doing it more than once. The following is a list of ...
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A new back door

Construction of a large rear addition continues at First Christian Reformed Church, matching in style the front of the century-old structure. Design was by Bryan Ahlers of the church and Altimeter Studio. ...

Pot-growing applications sprouting up throughout area

WHATCOM — While the nearest marijuana retail applicant to the city of Lynden is on Pole Road, there are still four applicants near Lynden hoping to produce marijuana under the state’s new rules. The ...