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    Farmers Market opens

    Dave Timmer catches a thrown broccoli to open the Lynden Farmers Market on Thursday afternoon. It now ...
  • EMS tax hike on fall ballot

    Amount to 29.5 cents per $1,000 possible; jail effort will wait another year WHATCOM ­— County voters ...
  • Dairy cattle gather at their field fence along West Badger Road. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

    Ecology proposes new CAFO permit

    Farms of 200 cows or more would have to get permit; unlined manure lagoons are presumed to seep OLYMPIA ...
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    Celebrating graduation

    Above: The procession of Lynden Christian High School graduates from the school to the football stadium ...
  • Conflict at City Hall

    Amy Harksell resigns, claiming gender discrimination and joining two other former Lynden female employees ...
  • The Dutch Village Mall has undergone some dramatic renovations as it nears an Aug. 1 reopening of the seven-room hotel. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

    Community can help name new Lynden hotel

    Dutch Village Mall plans for hotel opening Aug. 1 LYNDEN — Amid plans to open the hotel in the Dutch ...
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    Lynden wins $25,000 top prize in nationwide Main Street Contest

    Lynden strongly beats out 24 cities in online voting By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com ...
  • Ice cream is scooped out onto the 1,250-foot-long strawberry shortcake in downtown Lynden Saturday, as a post-parade crowd awaits the chance to get servings. Everything was done to try to get the big volunteer effort on the city’s 125th anniversary counted as a new Guinness World Record, says the Chamber of Commerce. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

    Not-so-short-cake

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  • Top of their class

    17 high school valedictorians talk of goals, memories By Brooke Hanson for the Lynden Tribune   WHATCOM ...

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Downtown to receive $25,000 during Fourth of July event

Midday music, food, program on Fifth; new BBQ contest on Seventh BAILEE MULDER for the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN ­— The Downtown Business Association will celebrate its $25,000 winning award from America’s ...

Split council delays fire engine purchase

LYNDEN ­— The tone got a little testy at times as the City Council worked its way through some split votes Monday, doing business against the backdrop of City Hall legal and administrative turmoil aired ...

Blaine write-in running for 1st District Congress

John Walt sounds a ‘unity’ theme, leans Republican LYNDEN ­— John Walt knows he’s fighting the odds being a write-in candidate for Congress, but “I’m following through a passion in my heart,” ...

Independent Karlberg bidding for state Legislature

From blue-collar perspective, he tracks water and efficiency issues WHATCOM — Independent conservative Doug Karlberg, of Lynden, is seeking election to the state Legislature from the 42nd District. In ...

25th annual Sumas Community Days this weekend

SUMAS — The 125th anniversary celebration will continue for Sumas this weekend with the town’s 25th annual Community Days event on June 25-26. For the special occasion, a bigger fireworks show is planned ...

Two Bull-a-Ramas upcoming in Sumas

SUMAS — A pair of Bull-a-Ramas will be held on Saturday, July 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10. Both will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Sumas Rodeo Grounds. The events will feature a live band, as well as ...

100-year event for Wiser Lake Chapel on Aug. 7

Community invited to join church’s centennial celebration LYNDEN ­— The Wiser Lake Chapel celebrates its centennial on Sunday, Aug. 7, and the local community is invited to join in. The Wiser Lake ...

Lynden resident claims bobcat sighting

LYNDEN ­— Resident John-Sean Withrow, long accustomed to ducks, geese, opossums and raccoons on his nightly walks along East Homestead Boulevard, added a new sighting near 1908 Twin Sisters Court on ...

NEXUS card can mean quicker border crossing

BLAINE — Summer has begun, which means an increase in cross-border travel in northwest Washington and increased active boating on the Puget Sound. If you cross the border frequently for business or pleasure, ...
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Mayor recognizes Days for Girls organization

Days for Girls International directors and staff gathered recently for their annual retreat, and Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis (lower right) also pronounced June 10 a day of recognition for the work of Days ...