Letters to the editor – published June 18

Volunteers help support our local schools During the course of a school year there are many people who volunteer time in many different ways to make our schools a better place for kids. Schools are certainly ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 18 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will talk strategy on college sustainability initiatives ...
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The time to learn, grow, is now for Lynden football

LYNDEN — When you’ve had as much success as coach Curt Kramme and the Lynden football program, the offseason looks a little different than at other high schools. The effort in the weight room is necessary. ...
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Can he turn things around at NV?

BELLINGHAM — He was on his way out. He was ready to hide his clipboard in the bottom drawer of his desk and put his coaching days behind him. That’s what Chris Scrimsher — who was named the new Nooksack ...
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Fishing derby a big success

LYNDEN — At Fishtrap Creek on Saturday morning, it would have been difficult to spot any young boy or girl without a smile on their face. In addition, you’d also have trouble spotting someone without ...

Get strawberries, help museum

LYNDEN — Through June 22 the Lynden Pioneer Museum will take orders for two-gallon buckets (15 pounds) of cut and sugared strawberries for $38. A check should be made out to the museum and sent or brought ...
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Judson busts finished; can statue also be?

LYNDEN -— Life-size bronze busts of town founders Holden and Phoebe Judson are completed and on display in the front window of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. They are the work of accomplished local sculptor ...
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City looks to update park/trail plans

LYNDEN — Lynden has dreams of new parks and trails. But those dreams aren’t quite as grand as they once were. The Lynden Planning Commission recommended on Thursday to send a revised City of Lynden ...

Matt Martin memorial fundraiser June 28

LYNDEN — Looking back on the life of his brother Matt Martin, Andrew Martin remembers how quickly Matt was willing to lend a helping hand. Now, the local community can celebrate Matt’s memory by doing ...
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PHOTOS: ‘Despicable Me’ Minions best in parade

  LYNDEN — The 2014 Farmers Day Parade had about 100 entries, with the Best in Parade title a tie between the Despicable Me Minions entered by Jamie Fairbanks and the Tough Enough to Wear Pink entry. ...