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Tax-Aide looking for volunteers

BELLINGHAM — Tax-Aide, sponsored by the AARP Foundation, seeks a few volunteers to assist taxpayers with their returns in Whatcom County. Tax-Aide has provided free income tax preparation in Whatcom ...

Three drainage, diking districts’ meetings reset

WHATCOM ­— The date of three districts’ annual meetings has been changed. Instead of being on Sept. 29 as originally announced (Sept. 23 Tribune), they will be on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Diking District ...

Meetings

Thursday, Oct. 1 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, ...
A ceremonial first drink of water at the new Lynden Water Treatment Plant last week signified the completion of a $30 million project that started in June 2013. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

City residents now drinking new water

A ceremonial first drink of water at the new Lynden Water Treatment Plant last week signified the completion of a $30 million project that started in June 2013. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — ...

Stoney Ridge fall in final year

School groups are a popular fall site at Stoney Ridge. Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com EVERSON — Stoney Ridge Farm opens on Saturday, Oct. ...

Two new schools will be built concurrently

Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— The two planned new public schools, Lynden Middle and Fisher ...

Condemnation process starts for Pepin Creek project

LYNDEN — The effort to restore Pepin Creek to a natural state between Double Ditch and Benson roads, north of Main Street, has hit a critical point in the land acquisition phase. The city has started ...
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Water Plant coming online

Drinkable water is now being produced by the new Lynden Waterworks treatment plant. The $32 million facility, over two years in construction, started operation on Sept. 18 and is being put through various ...

Allow UTVs on city streets?

LYNDEN ­— Should a UTV be allowed on city streets? That question occupied the Lynden City Council for a long discussion Monday, as Laurie Morgan — formerly of Riverton, Wyoming, where UTVs are allowed ...

Dick Vandenberg takes Preferred Freezer appeal to Whatcom Superior Court

LYNDEN — Dick Vandenberg, owner of property directly west of the new Preferred Freezer location, has taken his appeal of five permits granted to the national freezer chain by the City of Lynden to Whatcom ...