Lynden student part of African filming effort

SIOUX CENTER, IA — A Dordt College student from Lynden was a partner in a fall 2012 Africa filming project that has now won two awards. Jayson Korthuis teamed up with another senior, Justin Gloudemans ...
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42-year city employee Larry Nyhoff retires from PW

LYNDEN ­— Larry Nyhoff wasn’t looking for the publicity, that’s for sure. But after 42 years of working for the city, he’s earned some. Sitting at a big table with his fellow Public Works employees ...

Lynden will take in only $19K more in property taxes

LYNDEN ­— In 2014 the city expects to take in 1 percent more in property tax revenue, about $19,000, beside what comes in from new construction and property improvements. One percent is the general ...

From the Margin: Time enriches a thankful view

Last Saturday I started in on a task that will take more of my spare time this winter. It is to go through all that stuff we once stuck in a file drawer or box — many of them, in fact — thinking it ...
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Only 34 votes separate pair in Fire District 21 race

WHATCOM ­— Challenger Dean Berkeley leads by 34 votes over incumbent Roger Hawley in the tight race for commissioner in Fire District 21, also known as North Whatcom Fire & Rescue. The vote tally ...
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Valuable medals

Very belatedly, Percy “Shorty” Maneval, 89, of Lynden received medals that he won in his World War II Army Air Corps service on 50 missions of B-24 bombers into German-held territory. The medals, in ...

Small cities struggle with pot rules

WHATCOM ­— Both Everson and Sumas have joined other cities in buying some time to deal with the legalization of marijuana in Washington State. In September, the Sumas City Council declared a six-month ...

Buys is GOP lead on agriculture, water and natural resources panel

OLYMPIA — House Republican leaders have chosen member Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, to serve as the Republican lead on state agriculture, water and natural resource issues. Buys, 34, will replace Rep. ...

Blood pressure checks ending at Lynden Sr. Center

LYNDEN ­— This week’s free blood pressure checks at the Lynden Community Center will apparently be the last. The service was backed by Visiting Nurse Home Care of northwest Washington. But that agency ...

Lynden: Why allow any pot?

LYNDEN ­— Two city councilors don’t want to do anything to encourage recreational marijuana use in Lynden — “just not do weed in town at all,” said Tobey Gelder. Gelder and Nick Laninga look ...