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ONGOING Cider fest BelleWood Acres hosts its third annual CiderFest Nov. 1-3 with cider tasting, cider pressing, music, workshops, kids events and food. Details: www.bellewoodfarms.com.   WEDNESDAY ...
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Dream fulfilled: Bike cross country

LYNDEN — Sara Schripsema “just kinda winged” her solo cross-country bicycle trip. That’s what you can do when you’re fulfilling a childhood dream. The 19-year-old Lyndenite realized a long-running ...
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Sen. Cantwell urges passage of Farm Bill

WHATCOM ­— Local fruit growers could lose critical research for pest and disease control and marketing if Congress doesn’t pass a new Farm Bill soon. That was a message U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell conveyed ...

City’s extra 2013 costs slam budget

LYNDEN ­— Mayor Scott Korthuis talked about a “structural deficit” in the city’s budget for 2014, and Finance Director Teresa Camfield said it took “a perfect storm” to create the situation. ...

Lynden survives at Ferndale

Uncommon mistkaes should have cost Lynden its first lost of the season, but the team didn’t break during tough times. The Lions indeed rallied around one another and made just enough plays to hop ...
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Greenhouses ripped out at VanderGiessen Nursery

LYNDEN — The greenhouse at VanderGiessen Nursery built in 1938 just wasn’t cutting muster any longer. So the father-son duo of Alvin and David Vos ripped it out, right along with the greenhouse from ...
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Lynden elem. schoolers tackle marathon

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District wants its kids to stay fit, and the popular Marathon Club is one way for students to do just that. The club challenges students to run 25 miles before Nov. 15. They ...
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Local resident Impero releasing new book on history of Glacier

KENDALL — Michael G. Impero has already written two books detailing the history of various parts of the foothills. The first was “The Lone Jack,” published in 2007, recounting the history of the ...
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Simulating a shakeup of sorts

Students at Meridian Middle School participated in a national earthquake awareness drill on Thursday morning, sending every student under their desk for better cover…. This content is for subscribers ...

Where could a pot store even go?

LYNDEN — Even while a moratorium remains in place, the eventual potential homes for a retail marijuana outlet in Lynden are few. State rules require a marijuana store to be at least 1,000 feet away from ...