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Lynden Airport open house Saturday

LYNDEN -— Attracting young folks into flying is a main goal of the annual Lynden Airport open house, set for this Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Depot Road airport. To that end, free airplane rides will be ...

Schools set to start soon

WHATCOM — The Northwest Washington Fair is done, and for kids around the north county, that means school is right around the corner. Here are the start dates for local districts and schools: • Lynden ...
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Local Army man promoted at Ft. Hood

FORT HOOD, TEXAS — Lynden native Robert Bertrand was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army’s 85th Civil Affairs Brigade during a June 30 ceremony at Club Hood. Col. Betrand will now serve ...
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‘Computerized’ photo draws extra looks at fair

LYNDEN -— As people strolled through the Northwest Washington Fair’s artwork area and scanned the photographs there last week, eyes were often drawn to one photograph in particular. It seemed to be ...

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 ...