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Hannegan Road adds to roads in repair, reduced lanes

WHATCOM — The road construction work just keeps growing in the Lynden area. In addition to current construction of two roundabouts on East Badger Road and Fishtrap Creek bridge replacement on Main Street ...
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Touring the town

Bikers on the 105-mile route of the 2013 Tour de Whatcom passed through Lynden on Saturday. The charity pledge ride also had 50- and 25-mile routes…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...

Party for retiring Bill Verwolf is at City Hall Friday, 3:30 to 5:30

LYNDEN ­— A retirement party is set for Friday, Aug. 2, for Bill Verwolf, who ends nearly 12 years as Lynden’s city administrator this week. The party, open to the public, will be from 3:30 to 5:30 ...

County Parks/Rec Foundation sets Aug. 14 Pints for Parks event

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation invites everyone to walk, run, bike or drive down to Kulshan Brewing Co., 2238 James St., Bellingham, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. ...

Insect stings: If you’ve never had a bad reaction, it doesn’t mean you won’t

OLYMPIA — To many, pesky bee stings typically only cause temporary throbbing. That doesn’t mean you’ll never have a bad reaction, however. Public health officials warn that having one type of reaction ...

The Woods will make cookies for 2013 Moo-wiches

WHATCOM — This year for the first time, The Woods Coffee will make the cookie part of the highly popular Moo-wiches for the 2013 Northwest Washington Fair. The Woods’ bakery in Lynden will deliver ...
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Gathering of the Orange starts today

LYNDEN — The 42nd annual Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association show is returning to Berthusen Park today, Wednesday, July 31, through Saturday, Aug. 3, and with Allis-Chalmers as the ...

Government State board to Whatcom: Protect rural lands

WHATCOM ­— The county is not doing enough to protect rural land character and both surface water and groundwater quality and quantity, a state oversight board says. The wide-ranging June 7 ruling from ...

Lynden’s Van Werven interim state GOP chair

BELLEVUE — Luanne Van Werven, of Lynden, has moved into the role of interim Washington State Republican Party chair, upon former chair Kirby Wilbur’s departure for another job. The party sent out an ...
Semiahmoo Resort, with new partner owners, aims to reopen as a premier Northwest destination. (Courtesy photo)

Semiahmoo Resort returning to life under new ownership

Goal is to reopen by end of summer BLAINE — Semiahmoo Resort and its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trail, were sold in a $19.5 million deal completed on June 21. The new ...