Saturday Lynden Skateway event honors woman who died

LYNDEN -— Although 53-year-old Julie Paskall didn’t live in Lynden, the Lynden Skateway rink could have felt like a second home to her. Paskall loved roller skating. She had come down from lower British ...
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Dairy digester awarded

LYNDEN — Built in 2004 as a first in the state, the manure digester of Vander Haak Dairy continues to pioneer new technologies leading to greater environmental responsibility for the dairy industry. ...

City adds firefighters

LYNDEN -— The City Council decided Monday to add two more full-time emergency responders to a Lynden Fire Department that suffered a drastic loss of volunteers in the past year. “We have a responsibility ...

Candidates step up for 42nd Dist.

WHATCOM -— Two local individuals leaning Democratic jumped into the state 42nd District House of Representative races on the last day of filing Friday. Satpal Sidhu, of the Lynden area, will take on ...
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Worth the effort

Farmers Equipment Co. brought an Oxbo berry harvester to Lynden Christian Middle School last week. Along with pizza and ice cream bars, it was reward for a winning ad drawn by student Emma VandeVoort in ...

Glunt porn case to trial July 21

WHATCOM -— The child pornography case against former Lynden police officer Donald M. Glunt is scheduled to come to county Superior Court trial on July 21. A pretrial hearing is set for July 9. At arraignment ...

CF bike-athon officially ended

LYNDEN -— It would be hard to top the sense of achievement reached in 2013 when the Lynden Bike-a-thon for Cystic Fibrosis hit its 30th year having raised a cumulative $1 million. So the long-running ...

Farmers making progress toward new ag district

WHATCOM — At a Farm Water Meeting in January, farmers unveiled a bold strategy of seeking to form a number of new Watershed Improvement Districts in Whatcom County. Their goal is a significant and sustained ...
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StoryWalk trail opens at Lynden City Park

LYNDEN — Just in time for Children’s Book Week, a StoryWalk trail will be opened starting at City Park’s Million Smiles Playground on Saturday. May 17. The StoryWalk is meant to be an innovative ...

Ericksen to join cap-and-trade debate panel

BELLINGHAM — Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, will join a panel of legislators and policy makers in a May 21 debate hosted by Freedom Foundation at the Whatcom County Courthouse. Admission is free. The ...