Dairy industry takes on water quality critics

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a three-part series. The next two parts will deal with specifics of water quality measuring and science, existing regulations and practices, and other factors ...

Fair buys Kok Road property

  LYNDEN ­— A 1.8-acre Kok Road property is now owned by the Northwest Washington Fair instead of the city. The City Council finalized the $275,000 price and terms of sale on Monday.   The site ...

Reorganizing Lynden Boys & Girls Club sets July 30 event

  WHATCOM ­— In June, Elsha Grimes took over as director of the Boys & Girls Clubs unit in Lynden after having been program director for two years.   Elsha is a very capable leader who ...

Reece Lodder Marine photos on exhibit

  LYNDEN ­— From now through October, the Lynden Pioneer Museum is hosting an exhibit of the photography of Sgt. Reece Lodder, a U.S. Marine Corps combat correspondent from Everson.   The exhibit ...

Latest round: Interior chief must have a say in Nooksack 306 disenrollment

  DEMING ­— A board with the U.S. Department of Interior has agreed that any ordinance disenrolling members of the Nooksack Tribe must be reviewed by the Secretary of Interior first.   That’s ...
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YWAM opens to challenge

  LYNDEN ­— Youth With A Mission founder Loren Cunningham spoke Saturday to hundreds gathered at Front and Seventh streets for the launch of the new YWAM training center in Dutch Village Mall and ...

$2M pipeline replaces paper solution

LYNDEN ­— The city wanted a simple change on paper. Instead, it will get $2 million to build a pipeline.   State legislators Vincent Buys and Luanne VanWerven, attending Monday’s Lynden City Council ...

Salmon barbecue added to NW Raspberry Festival

  LYNDEN ­— The noon Kiwanis Club will sell barbecued salmon on Sixth Street Friday evening, in one new aspect of this week’s Northwest Raspberry Festival, said Gary Vis, Lynden Chamber of Commerce ...

County Council adds five-districts idea

  WHATCOM ­— Voters will be able to decide this fall if the county should have five voting districts instead of the current three.   The County Council, after taking about three hours of public ...
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Scouting a derby ride

Some years ago, Boys Scouts Troop 4028 of Lynden built a pushkart for entry in the Lynde’ 500 competition, then did not use it for a while. Last week, the boys took possession of it again from the Lynden ...