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Joe Moser to be given another World War II award on Sunday

WHATCOM ­— Joel Moser, local World War II aviator and winner of the Distinguished Flying Cross award, will receive an additional medal given to airmen who parachuted in combat. The presentation will ...

One-lane traffic coming to Badger

WHATCOM ­— One lane of State Route 546 (East Badger Road) at Lynden will remain open at all times as preparation for roundabout construction gets under way at both the Depot and Bender road intersections. ...

Balloon release Thursday will be memorial for Merle Wright

LYNDEN ­— A year after Merle Wright died, balloons will be released in memory of him from the Lynden Community Center at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, said his wife, Loretta. “This was his second ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Harding to retire from YMCA

WHATCOM — It’s been a tremendous ride for Dave Harding. The director of the Whatcom Family YMCA still recalls his first day working with the YMCA back in the early 1970s. He was in his 20s as he began ...

Digging begins at plant site

LYNDEN ­— Five years of study and design give way to the start of actual construction of a new Lynden water treatment plant this week. IMCO General Construction Co. was awarded a $26.9 million bid in ...

10-year volunteer veteran hired in Fire District 1

EVERSON — Whatcom Fire District 1 has chosen its first-ever career firefighter, and his name is Greg Macy. A 10-year volunteer veteran with the district, Macy was chosen from a pool of 10 top candidates ...

Serving Lynden different than Iraq for new Edward Jones man

LYNDEN — Eric Ludwig considers himself fortunate. Having worked for Edward Jones financial services out of the Fairhaven office since August 2012, Ludwig was able to jump to Lynden when Will Mouat left ...

Public Meetings

Wednesday, June 5 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, June 6 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...

Renata Kowalczyk announces for port commissioner

Renata Kowalczyk, a Bellingham resident and businesswoman, is running for the District 1 position on the Port of Bellingham Commission. Also in the race for the seat being vacated by longtime commissioner ...