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THURSDAY Piano concert Jerri Lee Mercer will play jazz and theater classics in the Jansen Art Center piano lounge, 321 Front St., from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18.   FRIDAY Guitar concert ...
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LC student, 15, heads up successful purity-based nonprofit

LYNDEN — Many students aren’t even thinking about college at age 15. But Lynden Christian High School student Madison Wiese already has her own nonprofit. “I started it after I got back from a mission ...

Ferndale voting on new library

FERNDALE ­— City voters get their chance to say whether they will pay $550,000 more to assure a new library gets built in town. If approved, the levy would be the finishing touch in five years of fundraising ...
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Lynden adds new police officer

LYNDEN — For the Lynden Police Department’s first additional officer since 2004, it worked out to hire Jeremy Freeman, a 12-year veteran of the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. Freeman, who started ...

Woman dies in Maple Falls creek

MAPLE FALLS — At about 9:20 p.m. on April 8, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7400 block of the Mt. Baker Highway on a 911 call that a woman had fallen into a creek and was unresponsive, ...

Bill Knutzen bidding for reelection to County Council

WHATCOM — County Council member Bill Knutzen on Monday announced he is running for reelection to his at-large position. A fourth-generation Whatcom County resident, Bill and his wife Sandy own Communication ...

Planning panel chair Michelle Luke seeks council seat

WHATCOM — Michelle Luke, Whatcom County Planning Commission chair, has announced her candidacy for the Whatcom County Council from District 3. Carl Weimer is the two-tern incumbent. In a press release ...

Nooksack standout Alex Parsons will miss rest of season

Nooksack Valley long jumper Alex Parsons will miss the remainder of the season. The junior standout suffered a dislocated knee cap during Wednesday’s track meet at Lynden Christian High School.   ...

Nooksack Valley track star out for season

Nooksack Valley long jumper Alex Parsons will miss the remainder of the season. The junior standout suffered a dislocated knee cap during Wednesday’s track meet at Lynden Christian High School. Coach ...

Oscar Rodriguez to plead guilty in adult court

LYNDEN — Seventeen-year-old Oscar Rodriguez, one of the alleged shooters involved the “drug deal gone bad” shooting death of Jesse Winchester on Nov. 11, 2011, on Bradley Road in Lynden will not ...