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Everson Festival serves up the sunshine

The two-day Everson-Nooksack Festival on Friday and Saturday provided plenty of sunny reasons for visitors to come to town for food, a parade, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, kids’ games and activities ...

House passes a Farm Bill without DelBene’s vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of northwest Washington’s 1st District joined all House Democrats July 11 in voting against a partial version of a Farm Bill authored by Republicans. ...
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Piling up for water

IMCO General Construction workers drive steel shoring plates on Monday that will aid the excavating for the new Lynden water treatment plant…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...

Outdoor burning banned in county; city needs permit

WHATCOM — State and county fire officials have issued burn bans in response to dry weather conditions. A ban started Monday, July 15, in Whatcom County by order of deputy fire marshal Wain Harrison. ...
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Raspberry Dessert Contest: We have a winner (and a recipe)

The Lynden Tribune once again held its annual “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest, with entries judged by the newsroom staff on Thursday, in anticipation of the upcoming Northwest Raspberry Festival. ...

Construction starts on permanent I-5 bridge

BURLINGTON — Work to install the new permanent span for the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge is underway. Crews have moved into place two barges as well as a large crane and plan to have the bulk of ...
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Life-giving donation

EVERSON — Terry Graham doesn’t remember it, but 20 years ago she expressed interest in becoming a live kidney donor. Her sister-in-law recounted that, upon hearing somebody else talk about becoming ...

City will cut long grass, bill owners

LYNDEN ­— The city will cut the overgrown grass on two neglected lots and bill the owners, plus add in a $300 penalty to each. The City Council on Monday approved the action at the addresses of 8364 ...

Raspberry crop looks good so far

WHATCOM ­— With a festival to celebrate raspberries just around the corner, local farmers themselves say the harvest looks good so far. “The weather has been excellent for quality,” said veteran ...
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Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain offer tours

BELLINGHAM — Beginning this Friday, residents of Whatcom County will have the opportunity to tour some historical tall ships at the Squalicum Harbor Marina in Bellingham. The two ships that will be available ...