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Lynden Cemetery historical tours each Saturday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Pioneer Museum has begun its guided “A Walk Back in Time” history tours of the Lynden Cemetery at 1 p.m. each Saturday. Changes have been made for this season, said museum curator ...

More roads being paved this week

WHATCOM -— In the county’s ongoing summer effort, five north county roads were scheduled to receive asphalt paving this week, June 23-27, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports Whatcom County ...
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Janis DeJager wins state Dairy Ambassador

EVERETT — Janis DeJager of Everson, Whatcom County’s representive in state competition, was chosen Friday as the 2014-2015 Washington State Dairy Ambassador. Janis was one of six contestants in the ...

Lynden BP station up for grabs now

LYNDEN — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency officially left the Lynden Border Patrol station for Sumas in 2008, but a final farewell is only happening now. Tony Holladay, assistant chief patrol ...
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City adds money for 401 Front St. demolition

LYNDEN -— The city hopes to tap into transportation improvement dollars to help with the demolition of a weakened building at 401 Front St. The connection is that the building’s removal will pave the ...
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Relay at fairgrounds Friday

LYNDEN -— The countdown to the 2014 Relay For Life of North Whatcom this weekend has already begun online, with over $78,000 raised. The fun family-friendly event as a fundraiser for the American Cancer ...
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Woods Coffee partners with Engedi Refuge efforts

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee will sell a limited-edition run of unique coffee mugs to help raise funds to fight human trafficking. Each of 100 hand-crafted, leather-wrapped Mason-jar mugs will be individually ...

Ericksen claims his Senate race is a targeted one

WHATCOM -— Part of a 25-24 operating majority in the state Senate last session, 42nd District incumbent Doug Ericksen says his race this year may be targeted for out-of-state dollars. “I am going to ...

Farmers Market opens Thursday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Farmers Market opens for the 2014 season this Thursday, June 19, in the parking lot at Front and Fourth streets. There will an opening “blessing” right at noon, said Dave Timmer, ...

Guide Meridian, Sumas lane closures possible

WHATCOM — All this week, June 16-20, drivers should expect lane and shoulder closures on State Route 539 (Guide Meridian) between Horton Road in Bellingham and SR 546 (East Badger Road) from 7 a.m. and ...