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Public forum on water districts is Tuesday, Sept. 30

WHATCOM -— A second public forum on the idea of forming irrigation districts in the rural county will be on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 Front St., Lynden. ...
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Lewis 100: A glance back at Lynden sports teams’ success

It’s always a good time to be a Lynden sports fan, but 1961 and 1962 were particular standout years for local fans.   Basketball The Lynden Lions boys’ basketball team took home the state “A” ...
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Soccer carnival aims to grow more

LYNDEN -— Committee members generally associated with Cornerstone Christian School put on a Northwest Soccer Carnival at Bender Fields Saturday that they hope will become bigger and better each year. ...

State loans money to Lynden for downtown project

LYNDEN — Money loaned to Lynden from the state’s Department of Commerce will repair and replace sidewalks, curbs and gutters on Front and Fifth streets. The city also plans to improve the sewer lines ...

What is this charter review slate facing voters?

WHATCOM -— Among Washington’s 39 counties, Whatcom is one of only six to have adopted a Home Rule Charter that must be reviewed every 10 years. The charter works like a local constitution defining ...

Annual toy show returns to fairgrounds this weekend

LYNDEN — Gene Van Beek first started the annual Puget Sound Toy Show in 1985, and the show is still going strong in 2014. “I went to the big threshing bee that’s in August, and I thought, ‘There ...

Saturday forum features PUD race

BELLINGHAM -— These are upcoming political events sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County: • Saturday, Sept. 27, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Bellingham City Council chambers, 210 ...

Stormwater work to restrict traffic

BIRCH BAY -— Motorists should expect intermittent road closures in the Beachway Drive and Fern Street areas for stormwater utility improvements, Whatcom County Public Works reports. This project includes ...

County group invites comment on growth planning issues

WHATCOM -— The county Planning Commission will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 9, regarding updating the county’s Comprehensive Plan and reviewing the Urban Growth Area, both required by ...

Granges present charter review Oct. 8

WHATCOM -— At three different sites, county Granges are presenting a Charter Review Information Night at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The locations are: District 1, Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Highway; ...