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Making his way back to Lynden

LYNDEN — Whenever preparing for the long stretch of his summer rodeo tour, cowboy Trevor Brazile always looks forward to the time of year when he can return to the Pacific Northwest. The 18-year veteran ...
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New leaders for Lions

LYNDEN — With the fall sports season right around the corner, many new faces can be expected on the sidelines. This isn’t limited to only new players, though. At Lynden High School, there are three ...

Life with Lio: College football is nearly here, let the bodies hit the turf

Some folks around here might be sad that summer is coming to a close. If I can be Frank (and not Braulio), I’m not one of them. Yes, I’ll miss the barbecues and, yes, I’ll miss practicing my backstroke ...
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Hayes crowd highlights 2013 fair

LYNDEN — If a sold-out, boisterous crowd to hear new country star Hunter Hayes perform was a high point, this year’s event lacked any real low mark, according to Jim Baron, fair manager — and that’s ...

Bellingham, Lynden consider water deal

WHATCOM ­— Lynden and Bellingham are looking at a cooperative plan that could give Lynden more water from the Nooksack River while Bellingham would gain a backup water diversion point at Lynden. A similar ...

Citizens for Lynden Schools begin first bond support

LYNDEN — Hot on the heels of the Lynden School Board’s approval of a bond Thursday, the new Citizens for Lynden Schools committee met on Monday with more than 30 people in attendance to discuss plans ...
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First CRC

A back old portion of First Christian Reformed Church was being demolished Monday to make way for a new two-story addition. The church had just held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Sunday. The back area ...

Pioneers get new girls volleyball coach

Nooksack Valley AD Tom Harmon announced on Monday afternoon that Katie Emmons will be taking over the duties this season for Jennifer Simmons as the girls volleyball coach. Simmons is expecting a baby ...
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Car veers across center line on Hannegan Road near Laurel

A Mercury Cougar car collided with a Dahlgren Excavating dump truck on Hannegan Road just south of Ten Mile Road about 11:30 a.m. Friday. A Washington State Patrol trooper said the southbound Cougar crossed ...
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Day five of the NWWA Fair

With great weather in Whatcom County, visitors to the Northwest Washington Fair continue to be all smiles on Friday afternoon. Thursday’s attendance came in at 30,716, the second highest of the first ...