Lynden school board weighs in on facilities

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board has found itself between a rock and a hard place. The rock consists of two unsafe and outdated schools in desperate need of replacement. The proverbial hard place is ...
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Review: ‘42’ lacks depth and subtlety, but excels in accuracy and heart

Billed as “The true story of an American legend,” Brian Helgeland’s Jackie Robinson movie “42” is certainly that, but it’s not necessarily a biopic. Much like Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” ...
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Buzzing about history bees

LYNDEN — It didn’t take long, but Lynden Christian is already successful in the world of history bees. “Students qualified here in the school, and then four of our middle schoolers went down to a ...
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Fire stations shakeup?

WHATCOM — North Whatcom Fire and Rescue has decided to declare surplus its fire stations in Lynden and Custer, citing both response-time and financial reasons, meaning some adjustment for the Lynden ...

County fire district planning to declare Lynden, Custer stations surplus

Though stations will be sold, no job losses will occur if surplus resolutions pass The North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Whatcom County Fire Protection District #21 Board of Commissioners’ regular ...

Adults can learn dairy farming industry along with kids on April 24

LYNDEN ­— This is the 20th year of Whatcom County Dairy Women’s Milk Makers Fest. On the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, first graders of the county have a fun opportunity to learn how milk is produced. ...
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LC student, 15, heads up successful purity-based nonprofit

LYNDEN — Many students aren’t even thinking about college at age 15. But Lynden Christian High School student Madison Wiese already has her own nonprofit. “I started it after I got back from a mission ...

Oscar Rodriguez to plead guilty in adult court

LYNDEN — Seventeen-year-old Oscar Rodriguez, one of the alleged shooters involved the “drug deal gone bad” shooting death of Jesse Winchester on Nov. 11, 2011, on Bradley Road in Lynden will not ...

Shooting suspect caught after manhunt

SEATTLE — Three suspects are in U.S. custody following a standoff and subsequent manhunt involving Border Patrol agents on Tuesday, April 2, near Reese Hill and Heady Roads in the foothills above Sumas. ...

The issues with Lynden schools

LYNDEN — If a sizable earthquake hit tomorrow, Lynden Middle School, to put it mildly, would not hold up well. The same goes for both LMS and Fisher Elementary School if a fire broke out at either building. ...