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Cemetery district seeks volunteer researchers

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum and Whatcom Cemetery District 10 are looking for some help creating a list of Whatcom County pioneers. “We would like to identify those buried at the Lynden and Greenwood ...

Recreational fires allowed again

WHATCOM — Due to the recent rain and an increase in fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office has lifted its restriction on recreational fires in unincorporated Whatcom County. ...

Vintage trailers at fairgrounds Sept. 7

LYNDEN — Vintage trailers coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Sept. 6-8 may be a curiosity item, and Brian Morrow is happy to oblige. Some vehicles in the Mount Baker Vintage Trailer Rally ...

Ferndale Street Festival a draw for all ages this weekend

FERNDALE — For the tenth time in as many years, visitors to the Ferndale Street Festival will get a chance to sample all that the city has to offer in the best place possible this weekend: the streets ...

New type of car prowl links car to home

LYNDEN — Seen for the first time in Lynden, according to John Billester, Lynden’s deputy police chief, a burglar used information from a car to burglarize a home. On Sunday, Aug. 11, a burglar targeted ...

EEU chapter to offer youth flights at airport Aug. 24

LYNDEN — Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 404 is sponsoring a fly-in and open house at Lynden’s Jansen Field on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. Young Eagle flights for youths ...

Energy assistance grants available

BELLINGHAM — The Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance program continues to schedule appointments by phone for the Puget Sound Energy Home Energy Lifeline Program in Whatcom County. Grants are available ...
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Hayes crowd highlights 2013 fair

LYNDEN — If a sold-out, boisterous crowd to hear new country star Hunter Hayes perform was a high point, this year’s event lacked any real low mark, according to Jim Baron, fair manager — and that’s ...

Bellingham, Lynden consider water deal

WHATCOM ­— Lynden and Bellingham are looking at a cooperative plan that could give Lynden more water from the Nooksack River while Bellingham would gain a backup water diversion point at Lynden. A similar ...

Citizens for Lynden Schools begin first bond support

LYNDEN — Hot on the heels of the Lynden School Board’s approval of a bond Thursday, the new Citizens for Lynden Schools committee met on Monday with more than 30 people in attendance to discuss plans ...