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Making it a meaningful Memorial Day Monday

The wreaths for the Memorial Day service at Lynden Cemetery arrived in a new way on Monday — by an old-style horse-drawn hearse behind an honor guard. The hearse has been reacquired by Gillies Funeral ...
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Celebrating student art

Last Thursday was the opening reception for the Lynden Middle School students’ art show that continues at the Lynden Pioneer Museum through June 2. Pictured, seventh grader Eden Wadhams is joined by ...
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Ski to Sea includes a watery twist through mid-county

River canoe teams in the Ski to Sea Race pass by so-called Shumway’s gravel bar on the Nooksack River at Noon and Abbott roads south of Lynden Sunday. In the high water and natural turbulence, plenty ...

Big upgrade at the Tribune

LYNDEN — When Lynden residents drove down Grover Street in April, it was tough to miss that something unusual was going on at the Lynden Tribune warehouse. In fact, employees of the Tribune were working ...

Boys & Girls Clubs running ‘ONE Campaign’

BELLINGHAM — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County’s annual giving campaign takes a new approach this year. Contributors are asked to be the “ONE” to make a difference for “ONE” child ...

Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. closed at Portal Way railroad

WHATCOM -— The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad crossing at Birch Bay-Lynden Road is completly closed to vehicle traffic this week for widening and upgrade of the crossing. The closure started on ...

Two legislators to lead discussion of water solutions this Thursday

WHATCOM — State Sen. Doug Ericksen and Rep. Vincent Buys will host a Lynden meeting titled “Water Solutions for Whatcom County” at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in the Lynden Community/Senior Center, ...

County wins award for Birch Bay project; local firms involved

WHATCOM — A 2013 project that brought stormwater improvements to the Birch Bay watershed has won an award from the American Society of Civil Engineers Seattle Section. The Cottonwood neighborhood drainage ...

Potter Road at Van Zandt to get new bridge

WHATCOM — A new reinforced concrete girder bridge over the Nooksack River South Fork will be built just south of the existing structure for Potter Road near VanZandt. Starting this summer, the project ...

Satpal Sidhu, with diverse background, wants to ‘get things done’

WHATCOM — Satpal Sidhu, a former Fulbright Scholar and head of a solar energy services company, has signed up to run for the 42nd District House of Representatives Position 1. Sidhu, of Lynden, now is ...