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ONGOING Arts Market The Bellwether Arts Market runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays in August. The festival atmosphere features over 30 artists booths, vendors and live entertainment.   WEDNESDAY ...
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State of the Arts: So they have puffin cruises in Washington …

This past weekend, my girlfriend and I went on a puffin cruise. Now, before anybody tries to tell me that this activity ages us by 30 years or so, let me just inform you that we’re fully aware of this ...

Letters to the editor – July 10

The dangers of GPT Some residents living in close proximity to the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal (GPT) feel helpless in the face of this huge project. In reality, we are among hundreds, if not thousands, ...

Democrats host County Council open house

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Democrats is launching a coordinated campaign to elect four candidates to the Whatcom County Council. The campaign will support incumbents Carl Weimer (District 3) and Ken ...
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Moving forward and giving back

LYNDEN — The scenes are all too familiar in his head. It’s a moment Lynden Christian alum Greg Burgers won’t be forgetting. It was spring 2006 and he and his Lync teammates just took down the rest ...

Life with Lio: Underestimating experience

LYNDEN — It has been some rough times for me recently here in Lynden. For the last seven weeks or so, I’ve woken up at least once a week with my body in some serious agony. Ice packs are applied to ...
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Lobos give it their all in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — When Lynden Lobos manager Clyde Libolt prepared his team for the 12U state tournament last weekend, he knew his kids had put in the hard work to be ready for competition. Being used to playing ...
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Making a Razz Fest

LYNDEN — There are more raspberries slated for this July’s Lynden Raspberry Festival. And more festival, too. The annual event, which draws between 20,000 and 25,000 visitors into downtown Lynden, ...

Lynde 500 plans ‘secret’ for big year

LYNDEN — Beyond serving as “definitely a kick in the pants,” the Lynde 500 plans to offer up a new twist for the 11th running of the push-kart derby on Labor Day (Sept. 2). Tom Entrikin, a Lynde ...

County 2Q home sales surge

WHATCOM — Whatcom County’s housing market continued to gain strength in this year’s second quarter with more homes sold than in any comparable quarter since 2007, according to a real-estate report. ...