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Lynden’s Hope Lutheran Church celebrating 50th anniversary

LYNDEN — Hope Lutheran Church is celebrating its 50th anniversary with special activities Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. The anniversary weekend will start Saturday, May 4, with an open house from 11 ...

Fair foundation’s kickoff event is May 10 in Expo Building

LYNDEN ­— The new Northwest Washington Fair Foundation is kicking off its public image and its fundraising with an event on Friday evening, May 10, in the fairgrounds Expo Building. “Come On and Take ...

Lynden museum sets two Saturday talks on native food and culture

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., has set two upcoming Saturday programs as part of the ongoing Salish Bounty exhibit on traditional native foods. Admission to both is free. • Native ...
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A sky-high treehouse

LYNDEN — Nate Korthuis has always wanted a treehouse. So he built a fancy version in Lynden. Fifty-six feet off the ground and with views of the Salish Sea islands. Not surprisingly, Korthuis’ project ...

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CPR/first aid taught every other month at City Hall Annex LYNDEN ­— Six times per year on alternating months, the Lynden Fire Department conducts an evening CPR/first aid class at the City Hall Annex, ...

Lynden school board weighs in on facilities

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board has found itself between a rock and a hard place. The rock consists of two unsafe and outdated schools in desperate need of replacement. The proverbial hard place is ...
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Boat inspections for Whatcom, Samish

WHATCOM ­— The County Council went along with what the Bellingham City Council had already done and approved boat inspections, with fees, to begin already last week at Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish. ...
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‘Moochanical Moochine’ up for award

WHATCOM — A young local artist is one of nine national finalists in the Lucerne Art of Dairy online voting contest going on now through May 17. If Rachel Roberts’ “The Moochanical Moochine” design ...

Lynden trail money included in Senate budget package

OLYMPIA — The transportation budget plan approved unanimously Friday by the state Senate includes a $477,000 appropriation for a project to extend the Jim Kaemingk Sr. trail near Fisher Elementary School ...
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1 millionth tree planted a celebration in Acme

ACME ­— Cooperation between various groups was celebrated at the planting of the 1 millionth Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program tree in Whatcom County Saturday. Among thousands of young trees ...