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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 ...

Calendar

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. ...

State of the Arts: Climbing on my Photoshop soapbox

Photoshop fails are one of my favorite things on the Internet. It’s a bit shocking how often a girl with three arms, a kid with two heads or a phantom handbag strap shows up in magazine photos. It’s ...

EDITORIAL: Respect the day — visit a cemetery

Memorial Day is more than just a convenient way to count down the remaining days of school or mark the start of summer vacation. It’s a national holiday of deep meaning. This day is set aside to celebrate ...