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Tea Party needs fair help

WHATCOM -— The local Tea Party is inviting public participation in several upcoming events using the motto “Just Show Up!” It’s possible to march in the Ferndale Old Settlers Grand Parade on Saturday, ...

Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. intersection only needs traffic signal turn-on

WHATCOM — Although the county has finished work on the intersection rebuild at Birch Bay-Lynden Road and Portal Way, the final turn-on of new traffic signals there is delayed. BNSF Railway has experienced ...

City mulling limits on fireworks

LYNDEN -— A City Council committee will talk about possibly restricting fireworks in town after a citizen voiced complaints on July 10. The Public Safety Committee will meet next on Thursday, Aug. 7, ...

LHS keeping senior projects

LYNDEN — To graduate from Lynden High School, seniors will still be required to complete a culminating project, the Lynden School Board decided at its May 22 meeting. HB-2402, passed by the Washington ...

Two Lynden business leaders pass

LYNDEN -— Two prominent former businessmen of Lynden passed away last week. Harold Kooy, who with his wife Sarah created the Fairway Center, died at age 89 on Thursday. His funeral was Tuesday, with ...
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Guide border work begins

WHATCOM -— Drivers, look out for summer road work this week, especially on the Guide Meridian Road. All this week, July 14-18, one lane of SR 539 will be closed near the U.S.-Canada border daily from ...

City trying to change policy of sick-time buyback

LYNDEN -— For many years, employees in city government have been able to accumulate their unused sick-leave allowance and then enjoy a 50 percent buyback of those hours at their current pay rate when ...
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Bread pudding judged best in annual Tribune competition

LYNDEN — Lynden Tribune staffers and a special guest had the pleasure of tasting six raspberry desserts on Thursday for the Tribune’s annual “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest. The desserts ...

Local NFL stars in town

LYNDEN -— Jake Locker and Michael Koenen, Whatcom County-raised NFL players, will help boost a food drive — packaged in a music and humor program with silent auction — this Saturday, July 19, at ...

Reason for festival? Biggest raspberry crop in U.S.

LYNDEN -— Want to know why a Northwest Raspberry Festival is held in Lynden? Because far more than a ton of red raspberries are grown around here. These are some statistics that highlight the size of ...