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City hires help in union talks, moves on new PW building

LYNDEN -— The city will use a Seattle law firm to help in contract negotiations with all six of the city’s labor units. The Lynden City Council took that action Monday, as administration also reported ...

Ski area looking ahead to favorable forecast soon

MOUNT BAKER — When the calendar says December and the Mt. Baker Ski Area remains closed for lack of snow “every day is a hopeful day,” said Gwen Howat, director of the ski area. While the mountain ...

Readers Care Fund continues toward goal of $12,000 for locals in need

LYNDEN — The Lynden Tribune’s annual Readers Care Fund steadily climbs toward its goal of sending $12,000 to Lynden’s Project Hope Food bank and the Lynden Community Center Meals Program. The annual ...

Ericksen: Toxic-waste cleanup is getting reformed

OLYMPIA — A new state initiative to streamline the state’s toxic-waste cleanup rules holds promise for quicker results and lower costs, says state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale. The Washington State ...

Two Whatcom bridges on list to get federal money

OLYMPIA — Two bridges in Whatcom County that need to be replaced are on a statewide list of 32 slated to receive more than $70 million in federal highway funds. The West Badger Road bridge over Bertrand ...
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Lively Nativity

Country Partners 4-H Club, which has dozens of members who keep many types of animals, put on a live Nativity scene at Elenbaas Country Store of Everson on Friday evening. Becky Thompson played the role ...

Lynden ‘leaning toward’ bond

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board had a lively discussion at its Thursday evening board meeting on the future of school facilities and what a potential construction bond might look like. “They didn’t ...

North Sound Retail Center officially dead

LYNDEN — Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers have officially pulled their Lynden North Sound Retail Center zoning amendment application, ending, yet again, a likely effort to place a Fred Meyer ...
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Miniature Lynden under the moonlight

LYNDEN — The annual Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade went off under clear skies on Saturday evening, Dec. 6, with streets packed in the historic downtown business district and near Fairway Center. Judges ...

Nominations needed for service award

WHATCOM — The Lynden Tribune will again honor a man and a woman who have given generously of their time and ability in community service. Nominations will be accepted through Dec. 31 for the 2014 Sol ...