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Possessing personal-use marijuana still a federal offense at border crossings 

BLAINE — Even as legal recreational marijuana selling starts in Washington State,  the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations reminds cross-border travelers that possession of ...

Fire ban in effect in county’s hot, dry conditions

WHATCOM — Due to the summer heat and low fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office restricted all open burning effective at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 15. All land clearing and yard ...

Everson garden could use more volunteer help

EVERSON -— The Everson Community Garden is filled up at its main location opposite the Everson library, but a small space can be provided at a second location if needed, says head volunteer Gretchen ...

Museum hosting clock exhibit through Sept. 15

LYNDEN — Whimsical musical clocks and enamel pocket watch stands highlight a clockworks exhibit now on display in the Lynden Pioneer Museum. The exhibit, sponsored by the West Coast Clock & Watch ...

NEXUS hours change at Point Roberts

POINT ROBERTS — The dedicated NEXUS-only southbound lane at the Point Roberts border crossing will operate between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. seven days a week. The hours of operation have been extended two hours ...
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Cooling down Everson-Nooksack style

A truck with a water geyser helps parade-goers cool off on Saturday during the Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival, which took place Friday through Sunday. (Sabrina Wadhams/Lynden Tribune)… This content ...

Lynden’s Got Talent added to Razz Fest

LYNDEN — The Northwest Raspberry Festival is already packed full of fun, but this year the Lynden Performing Arts Guild and Lynden Music Festival are adding one more to the mix. The first-ever “Lynden’s ...

County home sale prices continue slight rise

WHATCOM — Whatcom County’s housing market showed mixed results in this year’s second quarter, according to a recent real-estate report. The number of county homes sold in the second quarter fell ...

Kunkel sees restoring salmon as key issue

WHATCOM -— Declaring a preference for the Libertarian Party, Nicholas Kunkel is running for Whatcom County’s open 42nd Legislative District Position 1. The first-time candidate and Mount Baker High ...

County’s unified emergency center to be dedicated on July 18

BELLINGHAM — A quorum of Whatcom County Council members may attend an open house at the Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center, 3888 Sound Way, near the Bellingham Airport, at 10 a.m. on Friday, ...