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Skagit I-5 bridge collapse means north-south traffic woes

A section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon collapsed Thursday evening, May 23, severing the main north-south traffic corridor in northwest Washington. Over 77,000 vehicles ...

Lynden fastpitch heads to Selah

The schedules have been released for the 2A state fastpitch tournament this weekend and the Lynden Lions are poised to make a title run. The Lions, who won both the NWC title and the 2A district title, ...

Mark, Mouche advance for Lynden and LC still in team title hunt

The first day of the 1A and 2A state golf tournaments took Whatcom County golfers south on Tuesday, setting up final-day dramatics on Wednesday. 2A boys at Chambers Bay Three Lynden golfers shot within ...

Fair now dealing with a $180,000 property tax bill

LYNDEN ­— For 100 years, the Northwest Washington Fair did not pay a property tax bill. Now it’s dealing with one as large as $180,000 from the state Department of Revenue. Fair Manager Jim Baron, ...
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91 years old and ready to fall

A Tiger Construction excavator demolishes the Old Main building on the Meridian High School campus Monday morning. The demolition of the well worn Meridian landmark, built in 1922, is a step in the ongoing ...

Memorial Day services Monday

WHATCOM — Memorial Day services and related events are planned Monday, May 27, at local cemeteries, as follows:   FOUR CEMETERIES American Legion Post 212 of Sumas and its auxiliary again conduct ...

Louws works details to try to keep EMS program intact

WHATCOM ­— County Executive Jack Louws continues to work on financial and contractual details of an overall agreement to preserve unified emergency medical response in Whatcom County. Louws spoke May ...
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Flashes of orange, for a cause

Even in rain, Ebenezer Christian School conducted a jog-a-thon Friday afternoon to raise money for both computer and playground equipment. Leading the pack here is Paige Decker. Some money raised was also ...

Extra filing period May 28-30 for still unfilled positions

WHATCOM — When public offices do not receive any candidate filings during regular filing week, state law requires a special additional three-day filing period be held, said County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. ...

Academic news and notes

LCHS releases third-quarter honor roll   LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School has released its third-quarter honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 GPA Seniors—Toby Dalla ...