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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 ...

Schools set to start soon

WHATCOM — The Northwest Washington Fair is done, and for kids around the north county, that means school is right around the corner. Here are the start dates for local districts and schools: • Lynden ...
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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 ...

Ecology fines local firm $3,000

OLYMPIA — Fourteen businesses statewide, including one local, have been fined $3,000 each for failing to submit stormwater monitoring reports for three or more consecutive quarters. On the list is Elenbaas ...
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Fair attendance dips with sour weather

LYNDEN — Thank goodness for Friday and Saturday. Without two well-attended days at the Northwest Washington Fair, the six-day event would have struggled even more than it did to pack the Lynden grounds. ...