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Jeff Kok honored for 33 years in city firefighting

LYNDEN ­— Jeff Kok is wrapping up 33 years as a volunteer Lynden firefighter with much more than a plaque. He can show off a full-size mounted firefighter’s axe. The big memento was given to Kok at ...

Boy, 6, falls from second floor, in critical condition but responsive at Harborview

LYNDEN ­— A 6-year-old boy suffered serious head injury in a fall from an apartment’s second-story window Tuesday evening, June 11. Both the Lynden fire and police departments responded to the incident ...

Kendall man critically injured in homemade fuel explosion

LYNDEN — A 44-year-old Kendall man was critically injured just after midnight on Wednesday, June 12, when a homemade hydrogen generator in a shed near his home in the 8300 block of Golden Valley Boulevard ...

Deming man dies in ATV crash

DEMING — A Deming man was found dead on Monday, June 10, after apparently crashing his ATV, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. The state patrol said Scott Allen Monaghan, 45, was ...
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Bigger than life: Joe Moser

Joe Moser of Ferndale, who was shot down on his 44th mission as a bomber pilot in World War II, received a rare award at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham on Sunday. He was pinned for having parachuted ...

No celebrating teams to ride on Lynden fire trucks any more

LYNDEN ­— No more riding on fire trucks for Lynden’s high school championship teams. Fire Chief Gary Baar said too high a risk of liability is putting an end to it. Also, a fire engine carrying kids ...

Input sought on county’s plan for parks

WHATCOM — The county, in the process of revising its Comprehensive Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan, has set a series of summer meetings for citizens’ input. The last comprehensive planning effort ...

Lions Club plans Saturday BBQ helping Project Hope food bank

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Lions Club has set its first annual Barbecue Fundraiser — to help out Project Hope and its food bank this year — for Saturday, June 22. With music by The Renegades, the event ...

Museum gets into strawberry dealing

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum is making a strawberry offer: a two-gallon/15-pound bucket of fruit cut in half and unsugared, for $38. Museum director Troy Luginbill says it’s the best deal around ...
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City selects Martin

LYNDEN ­— Mayor Scott Korthuis has chosen, and the City Council has endorsed, Michael H. Martin, currently city manager of Burien, to be Lynden’s next city administrator. The council on a 5-1 vote ...