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City to host guided tours of new water plant

As Mayor Scott Korthuis spoke at Friday’s dedication of the new Lynden water treatment plant, he was flanked by his father, Bart, and son Matt holding grandson Jonathan. It was to highlight that the ...
Preferred Freezer built its 330,000-square-foot facility in Lynden in a hurry, opening last month in plenty of time to receive a crush of Canadian cranberries. Global cranberry producer Ocean Spray will nearly fill the state-of-the-art freezer facility with multiple truckloads of berries now coming in daily. Located on West Main Street, the giant facility has climate-controlled loading docks to reduce product loss. Automated lifts and lights help forklift drivers access trucks easily, while automatic doors into the four freezers save time and reduce cold loss. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

How to freeze an Ocean Spray cranberry

Preferred Freezer built its 330,000-square-foot facility in Lynden in a hurry, opening last month in plenty of time to receive a crush of Canadian cranberries. Global cranberry producer Ocean Spray will ...

The race for Whatcom County Council Position No. 1

BRUCE AYERS WHATCOM — Bruce Ayers, a former Bellingham City Council member and professional land surveyor in Whatcom County, seeks an open Whatcom County Council Position #1 seat. Ayers agreed to a ...
A ceremonial first drink of water at the new Lynden Water Treatment Plant last week signified the completion of a $30 million project that started in June 2013. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

City residents now drinking new water

A ceremonial first drink of water at the new Lynden Water Treatment Plant last week signified the completion of a $30 million project that started in June 2013. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — ...

Condemnation process starts for Pepin Creek project

LYNDEN — The effort to restore Pepin Creek to a natural state between Double Ditch and Benson roads, north of Main Street, has hit a critical point in the land acquisition phase. The city has started ...

Dick Vandenberg takes Preferred Freezer appeal to Whatcom Superior Court

LYNDEN — Dick Vandenberg, owner of property directly west of the new Preferred Freezer location, has taken his appeal of five permits granted to the national freezer chain by the City of Lynden to Whatcom ...
The father-son team of Josh and Sean McDowell will lead a conference in Lynden.

McDowells giving a Lynden conference

The father-son team of Josh and Sean McDowell will lead a conference in Lynden. LYNDEN — Josh McDowell has changed lives with the authoring or co-authoring of over 140 books, said Lyndenite Sean Taylor. He ...

Everson, Lynden move toward pot shop bans

WHATCOM — The City of Everson is moving toward a ban on recreational marijuana retail sales inside the city, but the city’s planning agency recommends allowing production and processing. During a Sept. ...

11-year-old stabs mother on Vinup Road

LYNDEN — An 11-year-old boy stabbed his mother in the back in the 8500 block of Vinup Road at 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, according to the Lynden Police Department. The boy was transported for a ...
The trails on Mount Baker were in full use on Labor Day. Here two hikers are seen on the Bagley Lakes Trail headed toward Chain Lakes. The parking lot at Artist Point was at full capacity. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

A Baker type of day

The trails on Mount Baker were in full use on Labor Day. Here two hikers are seen on the Bagley Lakes Trail headed toward Chain Lakes. The parking lot at Artist Point was at full capacity. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden ...