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Guide widening to Badger is funded

But Lynden project won’t start until 2023, at soonest LYNDEN — There’s finally funding to complete the Guide Meridian Road widening project through Lynden. But not until 2023, at the soonest. The ...
A city flag of sorts, made by Hats Off and using what has been a Lynden image, was shown to the City Council last week. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

City Council roundup: One house to be moved, other in question

A city flag of sorts, made by Hats Off and using what has been a Lynden image, was shown to the City Council last week. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Ambitious goals set for trails, road upgrades and Pepin ...

Klein trial begins

Proceedings kicked off Monday morning BELLINGHAM — The criminal trial of the man who struck and killed two Ferndale teens last year kicked off Monday in Whatcom County Superior Court. William J. Klein ...
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Recycling keeps going strong at LC

More men on cardboard duty could be used LYNDEN ­— On Earth Day last Friday, the guys of the LCS cardboard recycling crew were just doing their thing, as usual. In all, about 45 men work their shifts ...
Crush is of Environmental Canine Services, which started in Michigan and is now nationwide. (Courtesy photo)

Sewage-sniffing dog to show skills Thursday in Lynden

Crush is of Environmental Canine Services, which started in Michigan and is now nationwide. (Courtesy photo) WHATCOM ­— Crush the sewage-sniffing dog is putting her nose to work locally. This week Thursday ...

Presidential primary ballots go out May 4

Trump, Kasich, Cruz and Carson all on GOP ballot WHATCOM — On May 4 County Auditor Debbie Adelstein’s office sends out ballots for Washington’s 2016 Presidential Primary to all registered voters. Hillary ...
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State beauty

A star trail photo over Mount Rainier, a merger of 200 images by Matt Dieterich of Pittsburgh, will be a Forever stamp in this 100th anniversary year of the National Park Service. (Courtesy photo)

Lane renovations underway at Sumas border, with delays

SUMAS — A one-month project to renovate all five vehicle lanes at the Sumas Port of Entry has begun, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces. Initial work got underway the morning of April 11, with ...

Master Gardener annual plant sale Saturday, May 7

FERNDALE — Whatcom County Master Gardener volunteers are working on their biggest fundraiser of the year, the 25th annual plant sale. It takes place Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hovander ...

Cornwell joins WCLS trustees

WHATCOM ­— The county library system board of trustees has added Brad Cornwell for a first term running through Jan. 31, 2021. As a principal at RMC Architects where he has worked for 22 years, Cornwell ...