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Estimates in for school fixes

LYNDEN — It’s been a long process, but the Lynden School District finally has some numbers to consider pertaining to the district’s facility needs. The results of a study and survey performed by ...

Monday evening fire off West Badger destroys mobile home

LYNDEN — A single-wide mobile home was destroyed on property about 1,000 feet off West Badger Road Monday evening, said North Whatcom Fire & Rescue operations chief John Swobody. No one was injured ...
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Making Kendall safer: Local coalition to improve traffic

KENDALL ­— In February 2002, a car launched itself over the berm adjacent to Kendall Elementary School and into the parking lot, careening and crashing directly into a classroom and totaling another ...

City Council OKs new parking rule

LYNDEN — In the end, the City Council went 5-2 in favor of tighter rules for off-street parking. Commercial and industrial operations in residentially zoned areas of town will have to use their own parking ...

More Hospice volunteers sought

BELLINGHAM — Hospice seeks top-quality, caring volunteers to provide assistance — such as respite sitting, light chores, transportation, comfort and friendship — to those facing a life-threatening ...

Lynden woman making quilts for Newtown

A group of Western Washington women were so moved by the tragedy at Newtown, Conn., they decided to get involved by creating special quilts for each of the victim’s families. Kelly Beedle of Anacortes ...

Great Expectations coming under New Way Ministries umbrella April 1

LYNDEN ­— Several changes are in the works affecting the Christian Hope Association, says executive director Jim Grennell. First, the little Hope Chest Thrift Store downtown has been closed. “Sales ...

Wedding, Quinceanera Expo on April 7

BELLINGHAM — Ideas for anyone planning a wedding or quinceanera celebration, plus samples of food and live music, will be featured Saturday, April 7, at the second Wedding & Quinceanera Expo in downtown ...

Court Docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held Jan. 9, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Carmen McBurney, 32, of Aldergrove, B.C., third-degree driving with a suspended license. Fined $250. Cody Dykstra, ...
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Fair adds The Guess Who, Steven Curtis Chapman

LYNDEN — Sticking to form, the Northwest Washington Fair has announced the addition of a classic rock group and a Christian artist to its grandstand lineup for the August event. With country acts Dwight ...