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City to focus on Pepin Creek in 2014

LYNDEN — Even after the Washington State Legislature pulled roughly $3 million of funding for Lynden’s Pepin Creek project in the waning days of the final 2013 session, the city’s Public Works department ...

Mayor: Any ambulance utility charge will be at low end

LYNDEN ­— City leaders don’t plan to charge anywhere near the full cost of ambulance service as a utility fee, Mayor Scott Korthuis cautioned a public-hearing crowd Tuesday. A monthly billing, if ...

Boys hoops: Season over for Lyncs and Trojans

On Wednesday night, both the LC and Meridian boys played in loser-out tri-district games. Unfortunately for Lyncs and Trojans fans, both schools lost and saw their seasons come to an end. The Lyncs lost ...

Ex-felon with loaded handgun nabbed in Lynden

LYNDEN — When U.S. marshals and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office called, Lynden police were ready to help arrest an ex-felon the two entities were looking for, even if the suspect was likely to ...
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Visiting Montana trio attests to need for coal terminal at Cherry Point

WHATCOM — Three Montana representatives of business, agriculture and government visited the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal site at Cherry Point on Monday and said they hope they can count on a trade ...
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‘White Christmas’ stage show good in any season for LHS

LYNDEN — “Why do ‘White Christmas’ in February?” is a question that Lynden High School drama director Tina Miller has heard quite often lately. “The play is not a Christmas play,” she said. ...

Burial Society meets Thursday

LYNDEN ­— A Thursday, Feb. 20 meeting of the Lynden Burial Society will help determine the future of the 113-year-old group. Board members have sent out a letter to the existing 255 members advising ...

Dan Heeringa lone candidate for Conservation District board

WHATCOM ­— Just one candidate, Dan Heeringa of Sumas, is on the ballot for the Whatcom Conservation District supervisor election of March 11. No other candidates declared by the Jan. 31 deadline, said ...

Senior lunch at Everson to go to two days a week

EVERSON — Starting March 3, senior lunch at the Everson Senior Center, 111 W. Main St., will be offered on Mondays and Fridays only, no longer on Wednesdays. The lunches are offered by the Whatcom Council ...

Calendar

ONGOING Claire vg show The Claire vg Thomas Theatre presents “Bingo, The Winning Musical” starting on Feb. 27 and running through March 12. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays through Saturdays ...