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Lynden council looks at its pay — is it enough?

LYNDEN ­— City Council members voiced support for keeping their compensation as it is currently, which is $200 per council meeting for up to 36 meetings per year. They are not paid extra for committee ...

Van Werven will run for permanent state GOP

LYNDEN ­— Last week certainly took some unexpected turns, Luanne Van Werven acknowledges. The Lynden woman went from being the ready second-in-charge person of the Washington State Republican Party ...

A sweeping review for Gateway Terminal

WHATCOM — The proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point, potentially the largest coal port in North America, will get an environmental review of unprecedented scope, reaching even to studying ...
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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 ...