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City has new administrator

    LYNDEN ­— New City Administrator Mike Martin sat for his first meeting with the Lynden City Council Monday, taking the spot Bill Verwolf filled through Friday. It was also his first day ...

Yaniv Attar is symphony maestro

WHATCOM — Yaniv Attar takes the podium as new music director of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra this 2013-14 season, which is simply titled “Celebrate!” The six-concert schedule boasts two superstar ...

Hannegan Road adds to roads in repair, reduced lanes

WHATCOM — The road construction work just keeps growing in the Lynden area. In addition to current construction of two roundabouts on East Badger Road and Fishtrap Creek bridge replacement on Main Street ...
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Touring the town

Bikers on the 105-mile route of the 2013 Tour de Whatcom passed through Lynden on Saturday. The charity pledge ride also had 50- and 25-mile routes…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...

Party for retiring Bill Verwolf is at City Hall Friday, 3:30 to 5:30

LYNDEN ­— A retirement party is set for Friday, Aug. 2, for Bill Verwolf, who ends nearly 12 years as Lynden’s city administrator this week. The party, open to the public, will be from 3:30 to 5:30 ...
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Table Talk: Jansen Art Center

  Editor’s Note: Table Talk will be a twice-monthly feature in the Lynden Tribune arising from talk at the tables of Lynden’s eateries. The topics may be related to news, community or whatever ...

Government State board to Whatcom: Protect rural lands

WHATCOM ­— The county is not doing enough to protect rural land character and both surface water and groundwater quality and quantity, a state oversight board says. The wide-ranging June 7 ruling from ...

Lynden’s Van Werven interim state GOP chair

BELLEVUE — Luanne Van Werven, of Lynden, has moved into the role of interim Washington State Republican Party chair, upon former chair Kirby Wilbur’s departure for another job. The party sent out an ...
Thousands of people were at the Northwest Raspberry Festival in downtown Lynden Saturday. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Festival maxes out

2013 Razz Fest was best ever, with huge crowds and successful events, forcing questions about how it can handle more growth LYNDEN -— When a committee meets this week to review the spectacularly successful ...
A plywood-sided box atop Darigold’s milk drying tower may be the fix for up to a year. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Darigold does temporary fix of dryer noise

Enclosure built atop tower after neighbors complain and city  claims a violation LYNDEN -— Darigold last week created a temporary buffer box around its new dryer tower exhaust system to try to reduce ...