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Fire stations shakeup?

WHATCOM — North Whatcom Fire and Rescue has decided to declare surplus its fire stations in Lynden and Custer, citing both response-time and financial reasons, meaning some adjustment for the Lynden ...
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Darigold proudly shows off new dryer facility

LYNDEN ­— Just weeks away from starting up, Darigold showed off its new Lynden milk drying tower to hundreds of visitors Friday. The 143-foot-tall, $22 million structure is more than just an investment ...

Five locals named to first Processed Razz Council

WHATCOM — Five local red raspberry growers and their alternates have been named to the first national Processed Raspberry Council. In all, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has appointed 23 representatives ...

North county baseball roundup

In a meeting of Northwest Conference giants, Lynden wasn’t intimidated. No, the Lions didn’t care that first place in the league standings was on the line and that a loss on the road to Sehome ...

County fire district planning to declare Lynden, Custer stations surplus

Though stations will be sold, no job losses will occur if surplus resolutions pass The North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Whatcom County Fire Protection District #21 Board of Commissioners’ regular ...

Lynden girls take down Nooksack Valley

The Lions and Pioneers met in a Northwest Conference showdown on Tuesday evening, with Lynden dominating from the start. The visiting Lions used solid pitching and an excellent offensive performance to ...

Partners working to reduce bacteria pollution in streams

BELLINGHAM — Levels of fecal coliform bacteria are on the rise in creeks and rivers in Whatcom County, prompting a multi-agency response effort. The levels of pollution exceed clean water standards and ...

Adults can learn dairy farming industry along with kids on April 24

LYNDEN ­— This is the 20th year of Whatcom County Dairy Women’s Milk Makers Fest. On the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, first graders of the county have a fun opportunity to learn how milk is produced. ...

Flora offers winning ad designer $10,000

LYNDEN — Flora Inc.’s provocative advertising campaign has turned heads nationally and now the locally based company offers the public a chance to get clever and have a chance to win $10,000 in the ...

Bellewood Acres going public with Apple Blossom Festival April 27-28

LYNDEN — In the past, John and Dorie Belisle have shared the beauty of blossom time with their friends and family. Now it’s no longer their own private festival. This year will bring BelleWood Acres’ ...