Progressives elected to County Council

WHATCOM ­— The “progressive” slate of four candidates won a clean sweep over the “conservative” side for the County Council in the Nov. 5 general election. The leaders each held a vote margin ...
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A veteran-style salute

Local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts were involved, along with sponsoring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9301, in the Veterans Day service at the Lynden Community Center on Monday. Matthew Aamot was the speaker ...
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A hot dog-styled visit in Lynden

The Wienermobile from Oscar Mayer, one of six that travels the nation, made a stop in Lynden last week. On Friday (as seen here) it was outside The Food Pavilion and Saturday outside of Safeway. This version ...
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‘Ender’s Game’ defies expectations

LYNDEN — Orson Scott Card’s “Ender’s Game” hit store bookshelves close to three decades ago, and Hollywood has been attempting to adapt the science fiction masterpiece for about that long. “Ender’s ...

Topic: How to join two state routes at Kendall

KENDALL — The Washington State Department of Transportation wants public input on just how to improve the intersection of the Mount Baker Highway (SR 542) and Kendall Road (SR 547). A public open house ...

Nooksack Valley High School drama department performing “The Sound of Music”

EVERSON — The Nooksack Valley High School drama department will present the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “The Sound of Music” beginning Thursday, Nov. 14. The show will run at 7 p.m. on Nov. ...

Faith Community Church a drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child donation boxes

LYNDEN — Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, is ramping up as Lynden residents prepare to collect more than 1,200 gift-filled shoeboxes during National Collection ...

Final statement of impacts of new jail is released

BELLINGHAM ­— Whatcom County has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Whatcom County Adult Corrections Facilities and Sheriff’s Headquarters project that is planned for a Ferndale ...
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Historic photo

The International Order of Odd Fellows lodge was established in Lynden in 1887. Its meeting hall on the northwest corner of Fifth and Grover streets was also a meeting place for the annual Clamdiggers ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda are: officer ...