Ericksen legislation clarifies tax status of nonprofit fairs like Lynden’s

OLYMPIA — A measure proposed by Sen. Doug Ericksen to clarify the tax status of the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden and other non-profit fairs around the state was approved unanimously by the state ...

Part of Benson Road restricted this week

LYNDEN ­— Traffic on Benson Road will be reduced to one lane this week in a section from Pine Street to Isom Elementary School. Granite Construction is doing a road overlay project there each weekday ...

Calendar

ONGOING Community play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents “The Legacy,” written by Mark Harelik, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre through March 17. The story follows the Estanitskys, the only ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Lynden hosting free homebuyer seminars also

WHATCOM — Prospective homebuyers can brush up on lending and real estate knowledge by going to free Homebuyer Education Seminars sponsored by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. Seminar ...

Youth Fair entry forms due back by March 15

LYNDEN ­— Entry forms for participation in the 2013 Whatcom County Youth Fair are due back in by March 15. Forms can be found at all local feed stores, at the Northwest Washington Fair office, online ...

Mount Baker High School releases first-semester honor roll

DEMING — Mount Baker High School has released its first-semester 2013 honor roll, and the following students were named: 4.0 G.P.A. Seniors—Magnolia Pattison. Juniors—Nicole Boardman. Sophomores—Karlee ...

Decisions are urgently needed to keep up Lynden’s quality of life

Tonight at the City Hall Annex at 7 p.m., the elected representatives of the Lynden School District, the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District and the City of Lynden will meet to discuss some of ...

Letters to the editor – March 6

Lynden singers benefit Lighthouse Mission Lighthouse Mission Ministries would like to acknowledge the Lynden Choral Society for its gift of $1,250, received this past week, from their presentations of ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 6 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...