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Honcoop attends national event

LYNDEN ­— Cindy Honcoop of Lynden attended the Eagle Forum’s annual leadership conference in St. Louis Sept. 11-13 and was able to hear Republican presidential contenders Rick Santorum, Ben Carson ...
Dave and Susan Burri were working on Labor Day to change over some of the summer flowers of downtown Lynden to fall plantings. (That effort will continue for several weeks.) Susan especially is the designated gardener for the city and Downtown Business Association and she puts in many hours in a season tending and watering the beds, planters and hanging baskets. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

A garden switch

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Online Voters’ Guide is posted

WHATCOM ­— The 2015 general election Online Voters’ Guide of state and local ballot issues is now available for county voters through the following link: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/1732/Current-Election. ...

Youth choir to rehearse 7 times, perform at Jansen Art Center during the holidays

LYNDEN ­— A community youth choir will be formed this fall for ages 9-14 to perform at the Jansen Art Center in early December. Children from Lynden and north Whatcom County are invited to join. This ...

Library system seeks feedback on ‘2020 vision’

WHATCOM — Special community feedback meetings will be held on the Whatcom County Library System’s five-year strategic plan now being developed. Meetings will be on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. ...

Mt. Baker Hwy. is reopened at Anderson Creek

BELLINGHAM — Anderson Creek now flows freely under State Route 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) and traffic resumed over the creek on Tuesday, Sept. 15, as the new Anderson Creek bridge was opened 12 days ahead ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustment, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth ...
The pumpkins coming out of Everybody’s Store organic garden are so big that it only makes sense to auction five of them off, says the store’s Facebook page. “The only problem is lifting the darn things.” You can bid and the winning bid will go to either: Wildland Firefighters Foundation, Mt. Baker Soccer, South Fork Valley Community Association and Everybody’s Store, or a charity of your choice. You’re invited to drop by and view the pumpkins in the Valley Highway garden at Van Zandt before they are harvested. (Courtesy photo/Jeff Margolis)

Growing fall

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Flags lowered, raised by VFW on Patriots Day

LYNDEN — On Sept. 11, which has been called Patriots Day, VFW Post 9301 and Auxiliary conducted flag lowering and flag raising ceremonies at several local sites. Flag lowering to half mast was at 6:41 ...

Mount Baker district sessions help 3- and 4-year-olds prep for school

WHATCOM ­— The two county library branches in the Mount Baker School District will offer sessions aiding young children’s readiness for kindergarten. Three- and four-year-old children will be provided ...