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Highland Games organizer accused of child rape

Court documents allege sexual contact with minors, assault of an adult tenant By Brent Lindquist brent@lyndentribune.com FERNDALE — Glen Winchester, known for his work organizing ...

County extends Cherry Point moratorium six months

Many speak to council in favor of ban on crude oil export By Ashley Hiruko reporter@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM — County Council members voted to continue a moratorium on new applications ...

Starbucks, Windermere going in near Samuel’s

New 6,800-square-foot business park to feature easy in-and-out access By Brent Lindquist brent@lyndentribune.com FERNDALE — Samuel’s Furniture first opened at 1904 Main St. in 1991, ...

Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scam of law enforcement impersonation

WHATCOM — Undersheriff Jeff Parks on Friday warned of a phone scam involving callers impersonating law enforcement officers and agencies “from spoofed numbers.” Parks said that ...

Easter Bunny Train has three runs April 8

WHATCOM — The Easter Bunny Train, operated by the nonprofit Lake Whatcom Railway, rides again Saturday, April 8, from Wickersham Station near Acme. Passengers will listen to live ...

Must be spring — Cloud Mountain begins Saturday growing workshops

On Saturdays EVERSON ­— Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd., is starting up its 90-minute horticultural public workshops for the new growing season. This is the upcoming ...

Van Werven bill on disclosing textbook costs passes House

OLYMPIA — The state House of Representatives has unanimously passed a measure that would provide community and technical college students the costs of required textbooks and course ...

Reps. Buys, Van Werven to take phone call-ins next Tuesday

Lawmakers will take questions, provide perspectives WHATCOM ­— Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven, both Lynden Republicans, will host a telephone town ...

Local students in statewide geography bee

National Geographic competition at Pacific Lutheran Univ. WHATCOM — Three local students will be in the National Geographic State Bee at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma this ...

Weg, Asplund to represent local dairy industry

Scholarships also given out WHATCOM ­— Emma Weg is the county Dairy Ambassador for 2017-18, with Annika Asplund as alternate. A coronation event sponsored by Dairy Women was Saturday, ...