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18 hours of ‘family’ at Relay For Life

LYNDEN — There’s emotion in purple shirts. Emotion that only those personally associated with cancer can fully understand. That much was clear at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Friday evening ...

Main Street will close July 10

LYNDEN — Get ready. A roughly six-month closure of Main Street at Fishtrap Creek between North Eighth Street and Lynden Middle School starts July 10. As Burlington-based Interwest Construction completely ...

Legal complaint filed over local Border Patrol

WHATCOM ­— Latino women who suffer domestic violence are afraid to call 911 for fear that family members will face immigration deportation by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. When a disturbance developed ...
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Temporary Skagit bridge set to open Wednesday

SKAGIT — Those 30-minute-plus detours around the felled Skagit River bridge should come to an end today. Washington State Department of Transportation crews plan to open a temporary bridge across the ...

Target shooting half-mile away allegedly kills local woman, 23

FERNDALE ­— A 23-year-old Bellingham woman attending a family barbecue Sunday afternoon along Gadwa Road died from a stray bullet fired apparently by target shooters on the opposite bank of the Nooksack ...
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Jeff Kok honored for 33 years in city firefighting

LYNDEN ­— Jeff Kok is wrapping up 33 years as a volunteer Lynden firefighter with much more than a plaque. He can show off a full-size mounted firefighter’s axe. The big memento was given to Kok at ...

Boy, 6, falls from second floor, in critical condition but responsive at Harborview

LYNDEN ­— A 6-year-old boy suffered serious head injury in a fall from an apartment’s second-story window Tuesday evening, June 11. Both the Lynden fire and police departments responded to the incident ...

Kendall man critically injured in homemade fuel explosion

LYNDEN — A 44-year-old Kendall man was critically injured just after midnight on Wednesday, June 12, when a homemade hydrogen generator in a shed near his home in the 8300 block of Golden Valley Boulevard ...

Deming man dies in ATV crash

DEMING — A Deming man was found dead on Monday, June 10, after apparently crashing his ATV, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. The state patrol said Scott Allen Monaghan, 45, was ...
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Bigger than life: Joe Moser

Joe Moser of Ferndale, who was shot down on his 44th mission as a bomber pilot in World War II, received a rare award at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham on Sunday. He was pinned for having parachuted ...