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Lynden mural gets artistic touch-up

Western Washington University art student Alaina Scheffer brightens up the color on the Lynden mural on Sunday. Several students’ for-credit work on the mural continues a few more weekends. (Courtesy ...
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Inspirational sidewalks

Verses from the Bible and other encouraging sayings were chalked onto downtown Lynden sidewalks last week by members of The Refinery youth group of North County Christ the King Church. It provided an ...

SR 544, SR 9 at Sumas to get rumble strips

WHATCOM — Two local state highways will get rumble strips in the Department of Transportation’s Northwest Region improvement plans for this season. The pair are State Route 9, just .36 mile generally ...

Stap brothers take over Everson shop

S&S takes over where Brown’s Tractor left off EVERSON — Troy Stap said it was easier to “buy the business than move the toolbox,” the main reason he purchased Brown’s Tractor from Steve ...

Woods Coffee unveils new logo

LYNDEN — Woods Coffee will introduce a new logo on company cups, paper goods, coffee bags, merchandise and signs over the next few months. This is the first change of logo since Woods was established ...

State parks free on Earth Day

OLYMPIA — All state parks will have free admission on Earth Day Friday, April 22. Visitors do not need to display a Discover Pass for day-use visiting on that day. Washington State Parks in Whatcom County ...

Lynden student on top-10 WWU debate team

BELLINGHAM — The Western Washington University debate team participated in the National Parliamentary Debate Association Championship Tournament March 19-21, and students Ashley Tippins, a junior from ...

Birch Bay, Drayton Harbor beaches closed due to biotoxins

BELLINGHAM — Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin were detected last week in molluscan shellfish on beaches in Birch Bay and Drayton Harbor. As a result, the Washington State ...

County will begin roadside spraying

WHATCOM ­— About 250 miles of county road shoulder will be sprayed with herbicide to control vegetation and aid in drainage this season, county Public Works announces. Any property owner who does not ...

I-5 at Ferndale to one lane for bridge inspection

FERNDALE — Drivers on Interstate 5 should prepare for possible delays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this week through Thursday, April 14, at the Main Street exit. Washington State Department of Transportation ...