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ONGOING Lunchtime music Lunchtime Music comes to the piano lounge of the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday. School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community ...

Choral concerts on March 27, 28

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Choral Society, with The King’s Men of Song as special guests, will present “Songs of Faith” concerts featuring spirituals, hymns, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi, and more on ...

Ferndale woman, 86, dies in crash

  SKAGIT ­— A Ferndale woman succumbed Saturday to injuries suffered in a traffic accident four days earlier on State Route 20 south of Anacortes.   Helen L. Wifler, 86, was a passenger in a ...

Workshop offers farmers help in potential crises

  LYNDEN — Whatcom Farm Friends is co-sponsoring a two-part April 22 workshop designed to coach farmers in advance through difficult challenges they may face.   Gerald Baron, bringing experience ...

Sessions detail Running Start

  WHATCOM — Learn how to earn college credit while still in high school at one of several upcoming information sessions hosted by Whatcom Community College’s Running Start program.   The hour-long ...

Opinion: No regrets — let’s pass this bond

by Terry Kaemingk   My dad, Jim Kaemingk Sr., often told me that seldom do we regret significant capital investment in our local community. My dad was a patient, insightful, visionary, practical and ...

Letters to the editor – published March 25

A feeling of resurgence, let’s make it match with a passing bond   Lately, as I drive through downtown Lynden, I have a feeling of a resurgence of the town. It brings back many fond memories of the ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 25 • Lynden/Everson Subzone Advisory Committee of the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District, Northwood Fire Hall, corner of Northwood and Badger roads, 10 a.m. On the agenda are ...
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Ellie Meenk and the Lynden Academy book club

LYNDEN — At Lynden Academy, a school-wide book club has led to school-wide success.   Back in 2008, only 20 percent of Lynden Academy’s fourth-grade class passed the State Writing Assessment Test. ...

LeCocqs honored by Western

  BELLINGHAM — Irwin and Frances LeCocq, former executives with Whatcom County-based Peoples Bank, received the President’s Award, Western Washington University’s highest community honor, at ...