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New asphalt surface was being laid on part of Fifth Street Monday by a Whatcom Builders crew, and it continued to Front Street on Tuesday. The goal is to have reconstruction work at the intersection completed in time for the July 17-18 Northwest Raspberry Festival. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Downtown work stretches beyond Front

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City rules limit watering to three days

LYNDEN — For those not sitting around in the evenings reading the Lynden Municipal Code — specifically section 13.04.300 — city officials want to remind citizens that rules do stipulate only three ...

Planning Commission recommends denial of all Vandenberg appeals in west Lynden

LYNDEN — After three days of hearings, comment and deliberations, the Lynden Planning Commission recommended denial of all the appeals brought forth by Dick Vandenberg regarding the West Main Street ...

County, state ban outdoor fires as dry conditions continue statewide

WHATCOM — All outdoor burning was prohibited on Monday, as the county continued to toast in high temperatures and without rain. The ban imposed by the fire marshal’s office includes yard debris fires, ...
From left, Amanda Howe, Nicole Buell and Lydia Johnson will represent the Washington state dairy industry for Dairy Farmers of Washington over the next year. Janis DeJager of Everson has ended her term in the Dairy Ambassador role. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden’s Amanda Howe is state dairy ambassador alternate

EVERETT — Lynden’s Amanda Howe will spend the next year as an alternate state dairy ambassador representing the Dairy Farmers of Washington. With Nicole Buell of Marysville and Lydia Johnson of Ethel ...