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Jeff Kok honored for 33 years in city firefighting

LYNDEN ­— Jeff Kok is wrapping up 33 years as a volunteer Lynden firefighter with much more than a plaque. He can show off a full-size mounted firefighter’s axe. The big memento was given to Kok at ...

Boy, 6, falls from second floor, in critical condition but responsive at Harborview

LYNDEN ­— A 6-year-old boy suffered serious head injury in a fall from an apartment’s second-story window Tuesday evening, June 11. Both the Lynden fire and police departments responded to the incident ...
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Bigger than life: Joe Moser

Joe Moser of Ferndale, who was shot down on his 44th mission as a bomber pilot in World War II, received a rare award at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham on Sunday. He was pinned for having parachuted ...

No celebrating teams to ride on Lynden fire trucks any more

LYNDEN ­— No more riding on fire trucks for Lynden’s high school championship teams. Fire Chief Gary Baar said too high a risk of liability is putting an end to it. Also, a fire engine carrying kids ...
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City selects Martin

LYNDEN ­— Mayor Scott Korthuis has chosen, and the City Council has endorsed, Michael H. Martin, currently city manager of Burien, to be Lynden’s next city administrator. The council on a 5-1 vote ...

YMCA building repairs: $2.1M

LYNDEN ­— The city and Whatcom Family YMCA plan to make the existing Drayton Street recreation facility stay in operation for at least another five years, despite serious physical weaknesses. For instance, ...

Boy, 6, falls from second floor, in critical condition but responsive at Harborview

LYNDEN ­— A 6-year-old boy suffered serious head injury in a fall from an apartment’s second-story window Tuesday evening, June 11. Both the Lynden fire and police departments responded to the incident ...
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Local proposal was highfalutin act

LYNDEN ­— Ira “Dean” Hagins went to extra depths and heights to make his proposal to Nicole McDonald on Saturday. As in planting trees — well, almost — and flying an airplane. After the shock ...

Local berries not tied to hepatitis outbreak

LYNDEN ­— The Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports this news related to the Townsend Farms berry mix blend that has been in the news as the source of a hepatitis outbreak: The frozen raspberries ...

One-lane traffic coming to Badger

WHATCOM ­— One lane of State Route 546 (East Badger Road) at Lynden will remain open at all times as preparation for roundabout construction gets under way at both the Depot and Bender road intersections. ...