Lynden Chamber’s Cashback Program has generated $12.9 million in sales

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce Community Cashback program, created in 1998 to encourage local shopping while supporting local nonprofit organizations, ended 2013 with $12.95 million in local ...

Calling for artists for Ferndale Art in the Park

FERNDALE ­— The Ferndale Arts Commission is calling upon artists to participate in the third annual Art in the Park event to be held next Sept. 13-14 in Pioneer Park. Art in the Park will feature local ...

Letters to the editor – published Feb. 12

Farm Bill also has international consequences Extensive coverage of the passage of the farm bill a few days ago focused on domestic reactions and critiques. Of course, the farm bill directly affects all ...
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Lynden school bond facing failure, again

LYNDEN — In the end, nearly 58 percent approval simply isn’t enough to pass a $46 million Lynden School District bond to build new middle and elementary schools. Bonds need 60 percent approval to pass. ...

Public meetings

Wedneday, Feb. 12 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, Station 81, ...

Water issues have a voice

BELLINGHAM — “Whatcom Water Resources: What to Do,” sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County, offers five perspectives on the complex and often contending issues surrounding ...

Ambulance a utility fee?

LYNDEN ­— What, an ambulance utility? City residents may need to dial up their awareness level as an idea that has been bandied about for a couple of years is coming to public hearing next week. The ...

Rodeo to be on Tue. and Wed.

LYNDEN — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo is expecting more of the country’s top professional cowboys and cowgirls for 2014 competition by moving to a pair of midweek dates, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 12-13. ...
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Wrestling: His actions speak for him

SEDRO-WOOLLEY —   As Mount Baker sophomore wrestler Jeremiah Cronk walked off the mat on Saturday afternoon, the blood was dripping down his nose. The 138-pounder had just captured third place at ...
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One game at a time for LC

LYNDEN — No more than five seconds had passed after the final whistle of Lynden Christian’s 69-36 victory over Nooksack Valley on Monday night when LC coach Roger DeBoer turned to his bench and delivered ...