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Mt. Baker Hwy. is reopened at Anderson Creek

BELLINGHAM — Anderson Creek now flows freely under State Route 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) and traffic resumed over the creek on Tuesday, Sept. 15, as the new Anderson Creek bridge was opened 12 days ahead ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustment, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth ...
The pumpkins coming out of Everybody’s Store organic garden are so big that it only makes sense to auction five of them off, says the store’s Facebook page. “The only problem is lifting the darn things.” You can bid and the winning bid will go to either: Wildland Firefighters Foundation, Mt. Baker Soccer, South Fork Valley Community Association and Everybody’s Store, or a charity of your choice. You’re invited to drop by and view the pumpkins in the Valley Highway garden at Van Zandt before they are harvested. (Courtesy photo/Jeff Margolis)

Growing fall

The pumpkins coming out of Everybody’s Store organic garden are so big that it only makes sense to auction five of them off, says the store’s Facebook page. “The only problem is lifting the darn ...

Flags lowered, raised by VFW on Patriots Day

LYNDEN — On Sept. 11, which has been called Patriots Day, VFW Post 9301 and Auxiliary conducted flag lowering and flag raising ceremonies at several local sites. Flag lowering to half mast was at 6:41 ...

Mount Baker district sessions help 3- and 4-year-olds prep for school

WHATCOM ­— The two county library branches in the Mount Baker School District will offer sessions aiding young children’s readiness for kindergarten. Three- and four-year-old children will be provided ...

Turning Point offers valuable life-change help

BELLINGHAM — Registration is now open for free career and life success courses offered by the Whatcom Community College Turning Point program. Graduates gain skills and confidence to begin new careers ...

Toy show Sept. 26 at fairgrounds

LYNDEN — The 30th annual Puget Sound Toy Show, of selling, showing and trading cars, trucks, construction and farm equipment, will be on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Northwest ...

Free day at state parks Sept. 26

OLYMPIA — Saturday, Sept. 26, is a free day at state parks, with no Discover Pass needed for day-use visitors. It’s in recognition of the 22nd anniversary of National Public Lands Day. Normally, a ...
Clara Zoet, second from right, receives the “Feathers” quilt made by Constance Gough, far right, and Ellen Scheppach. Ellen and her husband, Van, at left, are both involved in Deaf Seniors causes. (Courtesy photo)

Local quilt raises seed money for event

Clara Zoet, second from right, receives the “Feathers” quilt made by Constance Gough, far right, and Ellen Scheppach. Ellen and her husband, Van, at left, are both involved in Deaf Seniors causes. ...
Marv Tjoelker makes a turn on his horse “Coal” in state finals gaming events in Wenatchee in August. (Courtesy photo)

Tjoelker high scorer at state horse event

Marv Tjoelker makes a turn on his horse “Coal” in state finals gaming events in Wenatchee in August. (Courtesy photo) WHATCOM ­— Marv Tjoelker of Lynden competed in the state finals of the Patterned ...