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Lynden sends gift to Oso

LYNDEN — More than a roomful of goods plus $1,850 in cash is the Lynden community’s gift of relief to those who suffered through the March 22 mudslide that claimed at least 41 lives at Oso in Snohomish ...
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New traffic cameras coming to Guide and Highway 9

WHATCOM — Drivers in Whatcom County will soon have more real-time traffic information at their fingertips. The Washington State Department of Transportation plans to bring online 14 new traffic cameras ...

City debates adding more personnel with monthly fee

LYNDEN -— The city now has the first ambulance utility north of Seattle, with a $6 monthly fee due to start July 1. The remaining question is: how should the money be spent? With dissenting votes, the ...

Local mail carriers take food donations this Saturday

LYNDEN -— Letter carriers of the Lynden Post Office are participating in the 22nd annual food collection drive of the National Association of Letter Carriers this Saturday, May 10. Marked bags will be ...

Second round of pile driving to begin at water treatment plant

LYNDEN — IMCO Construction, builder of the city’s new water treatment plant, has scheduled to start a second round of pile driving and installation the week of May 12. This step will involve the removal ...

Festival of Flags event May 26 includes helicopter landing

FERNDALE — This year’s Festival of Flags event at Greenacres Memorial Park has the theme “Remembering the Battered and Brave” and features the J.P. Falcon Band, stories of sacrifice and bravery ...

Fishing Derby set to return June 14

LYNDEN — In a little over a month, the Loyal Order of Camels Club annual Kids Fishing Derby will return to Lynden. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, June 14. Similar to previous years, the ...

Ferndale’s IMCO selected to clear Oso

OSO — Ferndale’s IMCO General Construction was awarded a $3.4 million contract to clear landslide debris off State Route 530 near Oso. IMCO was the lowest of nine bidders on the job and will follow ...

WTA proposes new foothills route

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Transportation Authority invites public opinion on several proposed route changes including two in the foothills area. A public hearing was held on Tuesday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m. ...

Calendar

ONGOING Local play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild is presenting “The Mouse That Roared,” a comedy of war and peace, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Dutch Village Mall on weekends through May 18. ...