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Man killed by border agent was wanted for murder

Man assaulted CBP agent with ‘incapacitating spray’ Update: The Whatcom County Medical Examiner has identified the deceased as 20-year-old Jamison Edward Childress of B.C. Original story follows. ...

Rothwell signs to play softball at Lower Columbia College

Lynden senior pitcher and outfielder Hannah Rothwell signed her National Letter of Intent on Thursday to play softball at Lower Columbia College. “I’m really excited to go continue my education to ...
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New-look Lyncs project now underway

The final Lynden Christian High School reconstruction phase of renovating 50-year-old athletic facilities has started. The project includes an expansion of locker rooms north of the gym, a new hallway ...

Border Patrol agent involved in deadly shooting near Sumas

SUMAS — An unidentified man was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent Thursday afternoon on Kneuman Road west of Sumas.   The agency reports that the agent was involved in a confrontation ...

PHOTOS: Lynden boys’ swim team postseason gallery

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A helping hand in the Foothills

WHATCOM — For Georgina Furlong-Head, it’s all about the patrons, and it always has been.   Furlong-Head, branch manager of the North Fork Library in Kendall, began working in the Whatcom County ...

Tennant Lake gets rebuilt boardwalk

FERNDALE — Whatcom County residents will benefit from an improved viewing experience at Tennant Lake, thanks to a Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife project that added a new layer of lumber ...

Opinion: ‘If not now, when?’ on Lynden bond

by Scott Korthuis, mayor   As Lynden’s mayor and a lifelong resident who, like many of you, raised children in this community, I feel compelled to weigh in on the important matter of the April 28 ...
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Fairgrounds craft show this week

Lynden teacher and Blaine resident Evelyn Hoefakker is launching her cookbook, “Such Great Recipes,” at the March 19-21 Spring Craft & Antique Show. (Courtesy photo)   LYNDEN — Handcrafted ...

One heroin arrest at Sandy Pt. Heights could lead to more

  FERNDALE — At about 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 13, after several months of investigation, deputies of the Whatcom Gang and Drug Task Force executed a search warrant for heroin in the 4500 block of ...