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300 Bosmans celebrate their ancestry at historic barn

LYNDEN ­— About 300 descendants from the 1906 marriage of John Bosman and Alice Hendricks gathered Saturday at the family homestead on Van Dyk Road. They shared a big salmon barbecue, received a 100-page ...
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New reflector signs meant to alert drivers to freezing temperatures on roads

WHATCOM — There’s a new type of road sign in Whatcom County, but you probably won’t take much notice of it until the first Northeaster starts blowing. The county public works department has installed ...

Hannegan work near Laurel Road

WHATCOM ­— The Hannegan Road pavement rehabilitation project, involving grinding and paving, will continue this week in the vicinity of Laurel Road to approximately 1,000 feet south of Pole Road (State ...

Suspect arrested after Hampton Road burglary early Saturday

LYNDEN — At around 7 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, officers from the Everson, Sumas, Lynden and Bellingham police departments responded to a report of a burglary in the 2100 block of Hampton Road. A woman ...

Fair produces no major problems

LYNDEN ­— The 2013 fair went off without major impacts on the Lynden police and fire departments, the City Council was told Monday. There were emergency calls, but none major, with the worst being for ...

Cemetery district seeks volunteer researchers

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum and Whatcom Cemetery District 10 are looking for some help creating a list of Whatcom County pioneers. “We would like to identify those buried at the Lynden and Greenwood ...

Recreational fires allowed again

WHATCOM — Due to the recent rain and an increase in fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office has lifted its restriction on recreational fires in unincorporated Whatcom County. ...

Vintage trailers at fairgrounds Sept. 7

LYNDEN — Vintage trailers coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Sept. 6-8 may be a curiosity item, and Brian Morrow is happy to oblige. Some vehicles in the Mount Baker Vintage Trailer Rally ...

Ferndale Street Festival a draw for all ages this weekend

FERNDALE — For the tenth time in as many years, visitors to the Ferndale Street Festival will get a chance to sample all that the city has to offer in the best place possible this weekend: the streets ...

New type of car prowl links car to home

LYNDEN — Seen for the first time in Lynden, according to John Billester, Lynden’s deputy police chief, a burglar used information from a car to burglarize a home. On Sunday, Aug. 11, a burglar targeted ...