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Farmers see high milk price

WHATCOM -— It may be close to the best of times, in terms of milk price, to be a dairy farmer. That’s good news for milk-producing Whatcom County. The indicator Class III manufacturing-grade price ...
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Little House on the Schoolyard

LYNDEN -— The experiences of children’s book character Laura Ingalls Wilder came vividly to life for Lynden Christian Elementary School students on Friday. The open grounds across from the Drayton ...

LHS students presenting comedic murder mystery

LYNDEN — The Lynden High School drama department will premiere a different kind of production on Friday. Different, that is, from traditional on-stage productions. LHS will do three productions of “Mayhem ...

County allows pot near home owners if they agree

WHATCOM -— The county’s interim rules for locating a marijuana growing or processing facility have been eased a bit. It will now be possible to have a pot operation within 300 feet of existing residences ...

Louws reports on progress, looks to future needs

WHATCOM -— Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws gave a state-of-the-county report to the County Council on April 22. He reviewed accomplishments of the past year and looked to future goals and challenges. ...

Early registration open for July 27 Tour de Whatcom

BELLINGHAM — The 2014 Tour de Whatcom bike ride is now open for registration. Riders are encouraged to sign up early in order to save money. Ride day is July 27. The Tour has three different routes of ...

NCCTK hosting Saturday missions conference

LYNDEN -— North County Christ the King Church will host a “Gone Global” missions conference open to all on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fred Markert will speak on mission initiatives and ...

Lions will collect for visual aids at White Cane Days this weekend

WHATCOM — Members of the eight Whatcom County Lions Clubs will be at grocery stores in Lynden, Blaine, Ferndale, Maple Falls, Sumas and Bellingham on the weekend of May 2-3 to raise funds as part of ...

June Hahn new on library board

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Library System Board of Trustees has a  new member, June Hahn. She will complete a recently vacated term, serving through January 2015. Since retiring in Lynden in 2010, ...

Blood pressure checks return

LYNDEN -— Friday, May 2, is the first day that monthly blood pressure checks, discontinued last December, will return to the Lynden Community Center, 401 W. Grover St. Now the sponsor is the Lynden Faith ...