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Auditor seeks writers of ‘con’ position on recreation bond

LYNDEN -— County Auditor Debbie Adelstein is interested in hearing from people willing to help draft a ballot statement against the $1 million bond proposed by the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...

Ecology fines local firm $3,000

OLYMPIA — Fourteen businesses statewide, including one local, have been fined $3,000 each for failing to submit stormwater monitoring reports for three or more consecutive quarters. On the list is Elenbaas ...
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Fair attendance dips with sour weather

LYNDEN — Thank goodness for Friday and Saturday. Without two well-attended days at the Northwest Washington Fair, the six-day event would have struggled even more than it did to pack the Lynden grounds. ...

Lynden keeping marijuana at bay … still

LYNDEN -— With no applications to the contrary, the city heads to a third round of keeping marijuana out. The Lynden City Council on Monday extended its moratorium another six months on any producing, ...

Bogaard Meadows back for public hearing

LYNDEN — A new batch of information puts the proposed Bogaard Meadows project back in front of the Lynden Planning Commission on Thursday, Aug. 28, in a continuation of a public hearing. The proposal ...

Auditor seeks writers of ‘con’ position on recreation bond

LYNDEN -— County Auditor Debbie Adelstein is interested in hearing from people willing to help draft a ballot statement against the $1 million bond proposed by the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...

They call the thing rodeo

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo finished out its first showing during the Northwest Washington Fair last night, complete with classic rodeo competition and the high-flying antics of rodeo clown J.J. Harrison. Grant ...
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Tuesday weather dips attendance

Oh, the fickleness of Pacific Northwest weather and how it toys with attendance at the Northwest Washington Fair. Monday offered up the year’s warmest day so far, reaching into the mid-90s during the ...

Rodeo presents logistical challenges

LYNDEN — When the Gary Allen trucks roll into the Northwest Washington Fair on Thursday, the rodeo needs to have cleared way for three straight musical acts in the grandstand. And that poses one of the ...

Hearing set for rezone try

LYNDEN — The public now has over two months to officially comment on an application to rezone 18.6 acres north of Main Street from residential to commercial, a move that would pave the way for the proposed ...