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LaClair grew up in Everson, now in Lummi roles

She has a degree in public administration BELLINGHAM — Sharlaine LaClair, tribal community leader and active in nonprofit and economic development, announced Friday that she is running for State House ...

Masons’ Bikes 4 Books program provides incentive in local schools

WHATCOM ­— The Lynden Masonic Lodge Bikes 4 Books program has been very successful in the community and that means beyond Lynden to the Nooksack Valley, Meridian and Blaine school districts, said member ...

New area code will make 10-digit dialing necessary

Area code 564 will overlay western Washington OLYMPIA — The Utilities and Transportation Commission on May 19 approved a plan to implement a new area code across western Washington to address the need ...
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Politically helping Lynden

Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven, both Lynden Republican state representatives for the 42nd District, attended the May 16 Lynden City Council meeting and were honored for their effort in landing $400,000 ...
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Suzanne Olson to head New Way Ministries

LYNDEN ­— Jan Ruiter, who has served as the program director for New Way Ministries for the past ten years, is retiring at the end of May. The New Way board of directors has appointed Suzanne Olson ...

Papa Murphy’s fundraiser for Kramme June 1

LYNDEN — In a fundraiser for Lynden High School football coach Curt Kramme, who is dealing with cancer, the Lynden Papa Murphy’s will donate all proceeds of sales on Wednesday, June 1, to the Kramme ...
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Fun at LC night

Lynden Christian School kids and parents turned out in force Saturday for a Family Fun Night full of games, activities and food options. (Courtesy photo/Becky VanHofwegen)… This content is for ...

Brim Tractor to lead June 4 parade

LYNDEN — Tractors, tractors and more tractors will lead off the 2016 Farmers Day Parade, sponsored by Peoples Bank. Brim Tractor Co., celebrating 50 years in business, has been named the grand marshal ...

Visiting here, Sen.Cantwell pushes help for homeless

BELLINGHAM — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) on May 20 met with the Whatcom County Housing Authority and local advocates in a roundtable discussion and unveiled a report on the affordable housing gap ...

125th anniversary June 4 evening event planned

LYNDEN — A 125th anniversary dinner, auction and dance are being planned for the evening of June 4. The Lynden Music Festival Dinner will cap the day of the traditional Farmers Day Parade, which this ...