Man on loose after Oct. 1 beating

WHATCOM ­— A 20-yearold man adept at eluding police is again on the loose after beating his estranged girlfriend in the 8500 block of Vinup Road in Lynden two weeks ago. Visente Levi Jon Galvez-Cruz ...
Crews work to access a shutoff valve in an attempt to contain the Thursday-night gas line rupture on Main Street.

All OK after Thursday evening gas line rupture

LYNDEN -— A  natural gas line at the Main Street bridge site was ruptured by construction machinery early Thursday evening. Several dozen residents living near the Eighth Street area were evacuated ...

LC volleyball takes down Ferndale

It sure wasn’t easy on Thursday evening, but the Lynden Christian girls volleyball team earned a hard fough victory over the Ferndale Golden Eagles. Led by hitter Kara Bajema, the Lyncs improved their ...

Ambulance as a city utility?

LYNDEN ­— The city has taken another step toward a possible ambulance utility — with a rate for citizens to pay as for water and sewer. For up to $17,840, the FCS Group of Redmond will do a cost-of-service ...

Two die in car crashes on county roads Friday, Saturday

WHATCOM — An 18-year-old Lynden woman was killed on Friday in an apparent road racing crash on West Badger Road. Curtis Guerrero-Marquez, 20, of Lynden, was racing his 1995 Acura Integra westbound on ...
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ELECTIONS: Lynden City Council: Nick Laninga

LYNDEN ­— Even in relatively quiet Lynden politics over the years, Nick Laninga has had an opponent in three of his four races for the City Council, and now he’s contested again. Laninga, 68, is running ...
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ELECTIONS: Lynden City Council: Rex Dudley

LYNDEN ­— In 1999 Rex Dudley and his family chose Lynden as their place to settle, after his years of traveling with the U.S. Army. He hasn’t changed his view of why he came, captivated by Whatcom ...
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ELECTIONS: Whatcom County Council District 2: Ben Elenbaas

WHATCOM — Farmer Ben Elenbaas wants voters to know that voting local means choosing a candidate for Whatcom County Council’s District 2 position who will preserve Whatcom County and keep major decisions ...
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ELECTIONS: Whatcom County Council District 2: Ken Mann

WHATCOM — Speaking in a general sense, Whatcom County Council District 2 candidate Ken Mann believes in a clean environment, good jobs and safe neighborhoods. But the current councilmember is plenty ...

ELECTIONS: Kowalczyk, Robbins vie for Dist. 1 Port seat

WHATCOM — The Port of Bellingham commission is a nonpartisan elected body consisting of three people across three districts. The board oversees countywide port operations by providing policy direction ...