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Plowing a tradition

Creighton Smith, 19, of Lynden, plows for the first time in the adult division at the 75th annual International Plowing Match held at Berthusen Park Saturday. He uses his uncle Dan Weidkamp’s blonde ...
The planned Judson statue.

Judson statue revived

The planned Judson statue. Fundraising is happening; location changed to Seventh/Front corner LYNDEN ­— The Judson statue project is alive and progressing, after all, although with a new spot in mind. In ...

State audit raises Everson issues

Main issue is accounting of shared costs; mayor says City uses employees across departments EVERSON ­— The state’s accountability audit of Everson for years 2014 and 2015 raises questions about the ...
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Front Street tree finds house

A big limb of the pin oak at 1601 Front Street suddenly broke loose and fell Friday afternoon. It did not cause any damage to the house, and a city crew quickly cut up the fallen bough and took down another ...
Farmers Insurance agent Andy Jewell, right, presents a check to Lynden Christian Elementary School librarian Karen Rast on Monday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Jewell gives $5,000 to local educators, including LC

Farmers Insurance agent Andy Jewell, right, presents a check to Lynden Christian Elementary School librarian Karen Rast on Monday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LC librarian surprised with award from local ...

Plowing Match marks 75th year

Event is Saturday on Berthusen Park’s west side LYNDEN — The strength of majestic draft horses again will be paired with the skill of the plowmen guiding them on Saturday, May 21, at the 75th annual ...

125th anniversary evening event planned

June 4 dinner, dance LYNDEN — A 125th anniversary dinner, auction and dance are being planned for the evening of June 4. The Lynden Music Festival Dinner will cap the day of the traditional Farmers Day ...

Van Werven files for reelection to state House seat

LYNDEN — First-term 42nd District state Rep. Luanne Van Werven filed Monday for reelection, saying her goal of bringing Whatcom values to Olympia will continue if she is elected. “Two years ago, I ...
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Roaring and soaring

About 600 people, both young and older, participated in the 2016 Roar & Soar 5K run/walk event that started and ended at Lynden High School Saturday morning. Proceeds of the event benefit the three ...

Milt’s Pizza closing, Coconut Kenny’s coming

LYNDEN ­— Milt’s Pizza Place will close for good on Sunday, May 29, and be replaced at its location in Lynden Towne Plaza by Coconut Kenny’s, co-owner Keith Heutink said Friday. “We’re tired ...