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Sheriff’s Office seeking suspect in lewd conduct incident on Thiel Road Thursday

WHATCOM ­— The county Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Thursday, Aug. 8, incident that was first reported to deputies as an attempted abduction of a woman jogging on Thiel Road south of Lynden. ...
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Lynden council looks at its pay — is it enough?

LYNDEN ­— City Council members voiced support for keeping their compensation as it is currently, which is $200 per council meeting for up to 36 meetings per year. They are not paid extra for committee ...

PogoZone teams with fair for event-wide WiFi

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair is now fully connected. In a partnership with Lynden’s PogoZone Internet Service, the fair will serve as one giant WiFi mesh. The Whatcom County-based ISP, with ...

Van Werven will run for permanent state GOP

LYNDEN ­— Last week certainly took some unexpected turns, Luanne Van Werven acknowledges. The Lynden woman went from being the ready second-in-charge person of the Washington State Republican Party ...

A sweeping review for Gateway Terminal

WHATCOM — The proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point, potentially the largest coal port in North America, will get an environmental review of unprecedented scope, reaching even to studying ...
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City has new administrator

    LYNDEN ­— New City Administrator Mike Martin sat for his first meeting with the Lynden City Council Monday, taking the spot Bill Verwolf filled through Friday. It was also his first day ...

Natural history to be explained at Heather Meadows through Sept. 21

MOUNT BAKER — At Heather Meadows over the next seven weekends, guest speakers and local experts will entertain and teach natural and cultural history in programs that are free and open to the public. ...

DelBene wants Congress to make sales tax deduction permanent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 1st District Congresswoman Suzan DelBene joined Congressman Doc Hastings (R-WA) and 18 other members of Congress on July 31 to introduce a bill making permanent sales tax deductions. ...
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Final paving the big piece left for East Badger Road

LYNDEN — Gone are the continuous one-lane closures on East Badger Road (State Route 546). Colacurcio Brothers Construction crews have finished up the bulk of their work on the roundabouts at the highway’s ...

Hunter Hayes biggest seller for fair

LYNDEN — Monday of the Northwest Washington Fair. That day provides another gaggle of firsts for many fairgoers, but it’s full of hundreds of recurring themes as well. The six-day 2013 event starts ...