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Big Lynden real estate sales finish 2014

LYNDEN — Two large real estate sales of vacant land in the final quarter of 2014 signal more development for two areas of Lynden.   On Oct. 15, Bob Libolt’s North Prairie LLC recorded the purchase ...
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CHCC hires Steenbock as administrator

  LYNDEN — The Christian Health Care Center has hired Wayne Steenbock as new administrator of the Lynden-based skilled nursing facility.   CHCC will open its new adult day health and wellness ...

Home/garden show in Lynden March 6-8

  LYNDEN ­— It’s time to mark calendars for the 36th annual Whatcom County Home and Garden Show on March 6-8, 2015 at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds.   The show is almost sold out, with ...

State minimum wage now at $9.47 per hour

  OLYMPIA — The state’s minimum wage rises annually, including during recessionary times, due to an automatic inflationary increase as part of the law.   The state minimum wage has more than ...
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Lynden bond coming

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board voted Thursday night to approve a resolution that will put a $48 million school facilities construction bond up for a public vote on April 28.   According to the ...

Dutch Village Mall looking at YWAM, upgrades

LYNDEN — Elements Hospitality is still forming potential uses for the basement of Dutch Village Mall while continuing on a path of creating 12 rooms at the Dutch Village Inn.   During an update given ...

Ericksen action requires 2/3rd Senate support to create new taxes

  OLYMPIA — A new rule was passed in the state Senate on its first day in 2015 session requiring a two-thirds vote of the chamber on procedural motions prior to final passage of bills creating new ...

VanWerven steps into new legislative role

2015 session starts Monday; 42nd District GOP delegation against tax hikes   OLYMPIA ­— For Luanne Van Werven, the experience of being sworn in as the 42nd District’s newest legislator on Monday, ...

Lynden School District running $48 million bond election in April

If passed, funds will replace middle school, replace/remodel Fisher, pay off Line Road property LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board voted Thursday night to approve a resolution that will put a $48 million ...
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A bus full of memories

  LYNDEN ­— Those who depended on Vern Miedema’s mechanical skills at the Lynden School District bus garage say it will be hard to go on not having him around doing his conscientious work.   About ...