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Farmer concerns: Food safety, trade

  LYNDEN ­— Not dairy and berries directly so much, but concerns about food safety and trade rules came to the fore at a meeting of local farmers with Rep. Suzan DelBene last week.   About 20 ...

LC dinner/auction fundraiser March 13

  LYNDEN — “Flashback to the 70s” is the theme of the Friends of Lynden Christian Schools’ dinner auction to be held on Friday, March 13, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Buildings. ...

County to take more comment on amending marijuana code

  WHATCOM — The county Planning Commission will again be taking comment Thursday, Feb. 26, on amending Title 20 code to define and regulate recreational marijuana type uses as allowed by Washington ...

John Deere to be at home show March 6-8

  LYNDEN — Washington Tractor’s 2015 Drive Green Demo Days will be featured on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 6-8 as part of the Whatcom County Home & Garden Show.   At the ...

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ONGOING School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community information nights at Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School in February and March. LMS tour and Q&A session from 6:30 ...

Firefighter recruitment event Saturday

  LYNDEN — In a joint effort of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department, a Career Fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 10 a.m. at Station 75, 215 Fourth St. ...

Hovander Park plant sale May 9

  FERNDALE — The annual plant sale of WSU Whatcom Extension will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at Hovander Homestead Park.   Locally grown tomato plants, perennials, herbs and ...
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Back-to-back district champs

  MOUNT VERNON — Over the course of the season, Lynden’s biggest challenge has been finding consistency.   At times, the Lions would flash the potential of a team capable of being one of the ...
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Garcia overcomes odds to place at Mat Classic

  TACOMA — Lynden senior Alexus Garcia had just wrestled in the final match of her high school career, pinning her opponent in a mere 26 seconds to earn seventh place in state in the 170-pound class ...

Yakima will be missing some of state’s top teams

  LYNDEN — Let me preface this by saying one thing: There may not be a better way.   But still, that doesn’t change the fact that some very worthy teams will unfairly be left out of this year’s ...