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Errors haunt Baker vs. Lynden

DEMING — Heading into Monday’s tilt against the Lynden Lions, Mount Baker head coach Quinn Le-Sage knew his Mounties needed to play their best baseball to steal a win from one of the state’s hottest ...
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Treating our water

LYNDEN — The apparent low bidder for the planned new Lynden water treatment plant has come in about $2 million below the engineer’s estimate, opening up a path for construction of the new plant to ...
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Pro bull riders stop in Lynden

  LYNDEN — Friday evening will bring a memorable experience for rodeo enthusiasts in Whatcom County. For the first time in the history of the Northwest Washington Fair & Event Center, the Professional ...

Council pays moment of silence to Boston tragedy

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden City Council observed a time of silence at the start of its Monday meeting for reflection upon the Boston Marathon bombings that have stunned the nation. Presiding in Mayor Scott ...

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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 ...