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Lewis 100: Looking back with gratitude across 100 years

By Michael Lewis 100 years!! What in the world was my grandfather Sol Lewis thinking when, at only 26 years of age, he decided that he wanted to own a country weekly newspaper? Born in Oakland on Oct. ...
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Lynden Rodeo committee gives $35,000

BELLINGHAM — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo Tough Enough to Wear Pink Committee presented $35,000 to the PeaceHealth Cancer Care Center’s Dr. Jennie Crews last week. The money was raised locally through fundraising ...
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Local Cloud 9 Sports company partners to put socks on needy

WHATCOM -— Your City Sports, a custom sport socks maker, has found a great way to connect four entities to give comfort to the feet of the homeless — all in Whatcom County. With a focus on community, ...

LMS putting on family-friendly Halloween play

LYNDEN — It’s Halloween time again, and Lynden Middle School is taking it in stride. LMS students will perform “Transyl-Mania” on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Judson Hall, 516 Main St. The play is free ...

City spending to fix second ambulance

LYNDEN -— The city will spend about $23,000 to get one of its two ambulances fixed, thereby hopefully gaining many more years of use from it, city leaders decided Monday. For now, the Lynden Fire Department ...

$1 million Bender Fields bond up for vote

LYNDEN — Voters will have the opportunity on Tuesday, Nov. 4, to approve a $1 million bond that would add new restrooms and parking spaces to the Bender Fields recreation site. The bond, proposed by ...

42nd District State Senate Race: Seth Fleetwood

For what it’s worth, Seth Fleetwood grew up going to the same schools as Doug Ericksen — in Laurel and Bellingham. But now, as the challenger for Ericksen’s 42nd district state Senate seat, it’s ...

42nd District State Senate Race: Doug Ericksen

No state candidate on the Whatcom County ballot is as familiar as Doug Ericksen. With six terms in the House of Representatives before being elected to the Washington State Senate four years ago, Ericksen ...

Stretch of Mt. Baker Highway closed daytime for tree removal

WHATCOM -— About eight miles of the Mount Baker Highway is closed all of this week through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for removal of hazardous trees. The area of work is between mileposts 46 and 54, ...

Five films to watch this fall

Movies like “Gone Girl” and “Fury” are topping the box-office charts these days, signaling that the annual “September slump” is behind us. As the holiday movie season gets underway, here are ...