WTA 1.25 acres officially for sale in Lynden

LYNDEN -— Property owned by the Whatcom Transportation Authority just south of its Lynden transfer station at 1945 Front St. is officially up for sale. Sealed bids on the 1.25-acre piece are due in by ...

GPT squeezed by regional coal decisions

WHATCOM — One regional decision went in favor of coal exports last week while another went against, with the local Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal still in the balance in the middle. After two years ...
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Summer brought a batch of YMCA improvements

LYNDEN -— Outside painting of the Lynden YMCA building should be wrapped up this week, completing a round of improvements to the 35-year-old building this summer. On Monday, Frank Nydam and Phil Dykstra ...
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Lewis Anniversary: Ed Austin started Lynden Transfer in 1906

It was the extension of a railroad spur into Lynden in 1904 that really created the opportunity for freight hauling. Ed Austin had already been the driver of the Lynden Stage carrying people, and some ...
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Lewis Anniversary: The Scribe of Parsnip Corner

10-week historical series marks 100 years of Lewis family ownership of the Lynden Tribune Very quietly, practically invisible to the casual reader, the ownership of The Lynden Tribune newspaper changed ...
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Two injured in Monday evening crash at Depot, Pangborn roads

A collision ocurred at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the corner of Pangborn and Depot roads north of Lynden. A 2003 GMC Yukon driven by Tyler S. Hardy, 23, of Lynden, failed to stop for a stop sign, ...

Lynden Airport open house Saturday

LYNDEN -— Attracting young folks into flying is a main goal of the annual Lynden Airport open house, set for this Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Depot Road airport. To that end, free airplane rides will be ...
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Local Army man promoted at Ft. Hood

FORT HOOD, TEXAS — Lynden native Robert Bertrand was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army’s 85th Civil Affairs Brigade during a June 30 ceremony at Club Hood. Col. Betrand will now serve ...
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‘Computerized’ photo draws extra looks at fair

LYNDEN -— As people strolled through the Northwest Washington Fair’s artwork area and scanned the photographs there last week, eyes were often drawn to one photograph in particular. It seemed to be ...

Auditor seeks writers of ‘con’ position on recreation bond

LYNDEN -— County Auditor Debbie Adelstein is interested in hearing from people willing to help draft a ballot statement against the $1 million bond proposed by the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...