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Lewis 100: Tribune thrived under brothers Bill and Julian

Upon the death of father Sol Lewis in June 1953, brothers William and Julian inherited the role of now guiding The Lynden Tribune themselves. They bought out their mother’s interest and became partners, ...
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Woman’s burn story inspires

WHATCOM -— It’s hard to calculate how many people have been inspired to go on from traumatic burn injury, or other serious life issues, by the story of Kimberly Calman-McMurray. She has credibility ...

Public forum on water districts is Tuesday, Sept. 30

WHATCOM -— A second public forum on the idea of forming irrigation districts in the rural county will be on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 Front St., Lynden. ...
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Soccer carnival aims to grow more

LYNDEN -— Committee members generally associated with Cornerstone Christian School put on a Northwest Soccer Carnival at Bender Fields Saturday that they hope will become bigger and better each year. ...

What is this charter review slate facing voters?

WHATCOM -— Among Washington’s 39 counties, Whatcom is one of only six to have adopted a Home Rule Charter that must be reviewed every 10 years. The charter works like a local constitution defining ...
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Cabo hurricane adds adventure for locals

LYNDEN -— A mom and three daughters were back at their homes Friday, four days later than scheduled, after being caught — along with thousands of other Americans — in the Hurricane Odile destruction ...

County delays on water districts

WHATCOM -— On several 4-3 votes Sept. 16, the County Council chose to delay two weeks on the matter of forming four new Watershed Improvement Districts in the rural county. But general support was voiced. ...
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Lewis 100: Lynden area agriculture has included hops, hens and even sugar beets

At the beginning, as Lynden’s earliest settlers pushed back the surrounding forest, hops for beer was a crop that thrived, to go with the usual family mix of chickens, hogs, cattle and horses on a stump ...

3-year-old died of E. coli strain

WHATCOM -— Health authorities have not been able to determine the specific source of an E. coli infection that took the life of a 3-year-old Lynden girl on Sept. 5. The death of Brooklyn Hoksbergen, ...
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CHCC to add new building, services

LYNDEN -— The Christian Health Care Center hopes to have a new adult day health center built and running by mid-2015. The 5,400-square-foot center, capable of serving 60 persons per day, will be on property ...