$1.4 million state grant to protect Deming

OLYMPIA — Floods cause more damage than any other natural disasters in Washington. The Department of Ecology has awarded nearly $11 million in grants to recipients across the state to help prevent damage ...
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Lynden adds new QB for 2014

With spring football camp right around the corner, Lynden, who won the 2A state football title in 2013, already had an interesting situation at the quarterback position. Both Sterling Somers and Lucas ...
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Nooksack Loop Trail dream continues

FERNDALE — Local dignitaries from Ferndale and Whatcom County were on hand Saturday for the official ribbon cutting on Whatcom County’s newest trail. The Hovander Trail, running from Slater Road north ...

Fire destroys Pangborn Road house

WHATCOM — On Saturday, May 17, at approximately 11 p.m., North Whatcom and Lynden Fire Department units were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 2200 block of Pangborn Road north of Lynden, ...

Memorial Day offers up array of services

Services Monday at two cemeteries of Lynden district LYNDEN -— Memorial Day services will be conducted on Monday, May 26, at the Lynden and Greenwood cemeteries at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., respectively. ...

Rangers recover skier killed on Shuksan

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — North Cascades National Park rangers successfully recovered the body of 46-year-old Seattle ski-mountaineer John Cooper IV, who was killed on Wednesday, May 14, on Mount Shuksan. A snow ...

Saturday Lynden Skateway event honors woman who died

LYNDEN -— Although 53-year-old Julie Paskall didn’t live in Lynden, the Lynden Skateway rink could have felt like a second home to her. Paskall loved roller skating. She had come down from lower British ...

‘Godzilla’ stomps back to theaters

The last truly amazing blockbuster monster movie was arguably Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park.” Other movies on the “amazing monster movie” list include “Jaws,” “Alien,” “Aliens,” ...

Northwest Ballet Academy offers many summer, fall programs

WHATCOM — Northwest Ballet Academy has a variety of opportunities for interested dancers coming up in the summer and fall of 2014. The academy brings dance awareness to the community through professional ...

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WEDNESDAY Prayer vigil A sixth annual Prayer Vigil for Foster and Adoptive Children will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in Sonlight church of Lynden. Contact: hope127@sonlightchurch.com. ...