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Salish Bounty: A tradition of food

LYNDEN — The Chanterelle mushrooms at the Lynden Pioneer Museum have a distinct aroma. That much is certain. How you feel about that whiff of earthiness — and whether you’d ever consider eating it ...
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Adding 3 to fight fires

LYNDEN — The city brings on board three new career firefighters Friday, March 1, all hired from within Lynden’s own volunteer ranks. That will raise the paid firefighting force of the Lynden Fire Department ...

Lynden permits guns at a record pace

LYNDEN — There are over a hundred new guns in Lynden already in 2013, according to the Lynden Police Department. Federal law requires that all individuals either purchasing a gun from a dealer or applying ...

Shroud of Turin expert to speak March 7 at Mt. Baker Rotary Building

WHATCOM ­— A science photographer and world expert on the Shroud of Turin will speak locally March 6-7. Barrie Schwortz is one of the last scientists to have dealt with the shroud — which some believe ...

Man will do year for holding girl hostage in Lynden

BELLINGHAM — Casey Ronald Cohen, age 38, will spend one year in prison on charges related to holding a 16-year-old girl hostage in his Lynden apartment for six days last November. Whatcom County Superior ...
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State of the Arts: Don’t miss ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ on video

The period of time between January and mid-May tends to bring something of a lull in the movie world. The summer movie season begins in earnest with the release of J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek Into Darkness” ...
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VIDEO: Lynden headed to Yakima

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Debated parking ordinance moves to City Council

LYNDEN — While Dari-Tech has tried to make amends with its neighbors along North Eighth Street, a proposed city planning ordinance requiring businesses with off-street parking in residential areas to ...
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Meridian grad to perform in Bellingham benefit concert

BELLINGHAM — Mycle Wastman, a Seattle soul singer who entertained millions of television viewers last fall on “The Voice,” will be the featured performer in a “Liam’s Journey” benefit concert ...

Library executive director choice to be made soon

WHATCOM ­— Four finalists were being considered for the position of Whatcom County Library System executive director, with a preliminary decision made by library trustees at their regular meeting Tuesday, ...