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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 ...

Main St. bridge to open in late January

LYNDEN — As snow fell on Friday morning, crews hoping to finish off the new Main Street bridge before Jan. 1 were put on hold. Mark Sandal, Lynden Public Works programs coordinator, said it will now ...

Modern-day slave exhibit Jan. 9-13 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — People will have the chance to walk in the shoes of a modern-day slave as part of an experiential exhibit at Christ the King Community Church, 4173 Meridian St., Jan. 9-13. “Sold: The ...

Christ the King holding farewell event for pastor Kim Ryan

LYNDEN — A celebration of pastor Kim Ryan’s service at North County Christ the King church will be held on Sunday, Dec. 29. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the Lynden campus, 1816 Liberty St., ...
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Playing a jazzy Christmas donation

The Lynden Christian High School jazz band plays renditions of classic Christmas tunes outside Safeway on Friday in support of the Salvation Army’s bell-ringing. Michael Gurule is the band’s director…. ...

Lynden’s Libolt sings in TV Christmas show

NASHVILLE — Jami Libolt, a Lynden native and 2012 LCHS graduate, appeared on the nationally televised “Christmas at Belmont” concert that aired Dec. 20 on PBS. More than 800 student musicians joined ...

Tough Enough to Wear Pink gives $10K to Cancer Center

WHATCOM — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign recently donated $10,000 to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham for the care of breast cancer patients. This year’s ...

Habitat starting another Birch Bay home

BIRCH BAY — Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County broke ground on its latest building project on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7535 Leeside Dr. Local volunteers with Habitat’s Women Build program will construct ...

Two supervisors of conservation district to be chosen in 2014 elections

WHATCOM ­— Two positions are open in 2014 on the five-member Whatcom Conservation District board of supervisors. For one position, an election will be held on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the district ...

CBP ‘family’ definition now reflects same-sex couples status

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Dec. 13 sent to the Federal Register a Final Rule to broaden the definition of “members of a family residing in one household” to more accurately ...