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It’s the one remaining tree at the corner of Fifth and Front streets, but it won’t be there much longer as city revitalization happens quickly around the Waples Mercantile Building project in the next few weeks. The 30-foot tree pulls up curb and street and is in the way of utilities work and eventual bollards, bricks and, yes, new trees on the reconfigured four corners of the intersection, said the city’s Mark Sandal. The tree has special meaning for immediately adjacent Dickson Medical Clinic, however, as it was there when the clinic started and the Dicksons think it could be preserved. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

The shaping of downtown Lynden

Drizzle signs on to Waples Building Third Bellingham-based business choosing Lynden as expansion By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ...
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Dutch Village Mall taking shape

Friends Janna Faber and Shayna Kuik and dog Keera walk Monday near the Dutch Village Mall renovation. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Perfectly Paired coming as windmill gets new roof, stone base, courtyard By ...

E. coli source still unclear

Seattle attorney representing victims suspects environmental factors; CDC getting involved By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM ...

Law enforcement Fire districts in contract tension, losing chief

North Whatcom, District 4 will try to mediate a new contract, now with help By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ­— The chief of North ...

Lynden bond: What’s next?

Bond will be certified May 12; district will set a construction timeline By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ...

Seventeen E. coli cases now confirmed

Fifteen more cases not yet lab-confirmed WHATCOM — The number of confirmed E. coli cases possibly stemming from Milk Makers Fest has grown to 17, according to an update issued by the Whatcom County ...
BelleWood Acres apple farm is a popular destination for Fisher Elementary School kindergartners. (Courtesy photo/Fisher Elementary School)

Field trip traditions

BelleWood Acres apple farm is a popular destination for Fisher Elementary School kindergartners. (Courtesy photo/Fisher Elementary School) Kids countywide enjoy learning outside the classroom By Brent ...
Bond supporters showed their enthusiasm on Grover Street at B.C. Avenue on Monday. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

School bond passing with 69% support

Bond supporters showed their enthusiasm on Grover Street at B.C. Avenue on Monday. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune) $48 million bond will build new Fisher, middle schools By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ...

Confirmed E. coli cases linked here

Three infected students are from three different schools; all attended Milk Makers Fest By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM — ...

Cities sign off on jail plan

But other delays will push .2% sales tax vote to November now By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ...