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Local craft event back this weekend with 13 new vendors

LYNDEN — There’s something different about meeting the artists, having access to them and their handmade wares and having it all within the confines of one show, said Judy Meixner, co-producer of the ...

Bull riders making stop in Lynden on April 19

LYNDEN — Thirty-six professionals will match up with some of the toughest bulls in the country on April 19 in a first appearance of the Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division in Lynden. Competition ...

Carol’s Hallmark Shop closing after 33 years

LYNDEN — Thirty-three years in and Carol’s Hallmark Shop owner Carol Preston is finally ready for retirement. “Thirty-three years is a long time,” Preston said. “But it isn’t that I haven’t ...

Contract awarded for East Badger roundabouts

LYNDEN — Plans for two new roundabouts on East Badger Road reached a major milestone last week when the Washington State Department of Transportation selected Colacurcio Brothers Construction Company ...

City settles 2010-13 pay contract with firefighters; hike averages 3.38 percent

LYNDEN ­— Union-represented firefighters will get additional back pay to 2010 averaging 3.375 percent per year, as a result of City Council approval of a collective bargaining agreement in February. ...

North Whatcom Relay For Life hosting comedy event in May

LYNDEN — The June Relay For Life North Whatcom County may be a few months away, but teams are already forming and events have been lined up. New this year is an auction and comedy show, set for Thursday ...

Christine Perkins chosen to head county library system

WHATCOM ­— The Board of Trustees of the Whatcom County Library System has hired Christine Perkins to be the new executive director of the nine-branch system. Perkins, coming from the Bellingham Public ...

Three women vying for 2013 county Dairy Ambassador

WHATCOM ­— Three young women are the candidates for 2013 Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador. The 57th annual coronation and banquet will be on Friday, March 22, at Fox Hall behind Hampton Inn, 3985 Bennett ...
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A Gift of Dance shows well at first competition of year

LYNDEN — A performance team from A Gift of Dance Company was in its first competition recently in Seattle and each of the contemporary group, contemporary solo, jazz duo and contemporary trio entries ...
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Emmy-winning ‘This Old House’ host appearing at home show

LYNDEN — Steve Thomas, Emmy Award-winning television personality and former host of the home improvement shows “This Old House” and “Renovation Nation,” has partnered with Habitat for Humanity ...