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Goats for hire visit Meridian schools

Students look on as a herd of 15 goats from Everson’s Git Yer Goat, LLC perform cleanup duties chomping on blackberry bushes near the natural garden at Meridian Middle School on Friday…. This ...

27 east Lynden acres set for housing

LYNDEN ­— Housing will extend into 27 more acres on Lynden’s eastern fringe. The City Council on Monday approved the North Prairie Planned Residential Development proposed by Bob Libolt into a central ...

Mail carrier food drive Saturday

The annual Mail Carriers Food Drive to benefit Lynden’s Project Hope Food bank is this Saturday, May 11. Jim Grennell, Project Hope director, said supplies are low heading into the summer. On Saturday, ...

Lynden Noon Kiwanis celebrates 50th anniversary

LYNDEN — The local community now has 50 years of Kiwanis service to be thankful for. The Lynden Noon Kiwanis Club, which started out simply as Lynden Kiwanis before a breakfast club split apart as its ...

Expect tractors aplenty for June 1 Farmers Day Parade

LYNDEN — Tractors, tractors and more tractors will lead off the 2013 Farmers Day Parade. The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association has been named the grand marshal for the June 1 parade ...
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Meridian: A new home

LAUREL ­— The Trojan spirit is alive and well, right down a refurbished live-size Trojan statue prominent in the new Meridian High School Education Building. Hundreds of people were on hand in beautiful ...
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30 years, $1M raised

LYNDEN ­— For 30 years now, the Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-thon has been a May mainstay in town. This Saturday, the event is expected to top $1 million raised to fight the hereditary disease. The cumulative ...

Who’s running again for office?

WHATCOM ­— Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis has said he is running for a second term. Whatcom County Council incumbents Kathy Kershner, Bill Knutzen, Kenn Mann and Carl Weimer all intend to run again for ...

Museum has variety of talks

LYNDEN — A presentation on “Nooksack Place Names and Food Plants” will be given by Allan Richardson at the Lynden Pioneer Museum at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. The Nooksack people had a diverse knowledge ...

Front Street bicycle vs. vehicle accident results in trip to hospital

There were no serious accidents in a bicycle versus vehicle accident at the intersection of Front and Sixth streets in downtown Lynden on Tuesday afternoon. Two boys, ages approximately 8 and 11, were ...