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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

LYNDEN — The City of Lynden can now treat more water and make it of higher quality with the opening of its brand-new $30 million water treatment plant located south of the Historic Downtown Business ...

Stoney Ridge fall in final year

Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com EVERSON — Stoney Ridge Farm opens on Saturday, Oct. 3, for its final fall season, and the Gavette family, which ...

Two new schools will be built concurrently

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

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 ...
The father-son team of Josh and Sean McDowell will lead a conference in Lynden.

McDowells giving a Lynden conference

LYNDEN — Josh McDowell has changed lives with the authoring or co-authoring of over 140 books, said Lyndenite Sean Taylor. He knows, saying that McDowell’s “More Than a Carpenter” from decades ...
Dairy cattle in the fields is a common sight in summer in Whatcom County. (File photo)

Local reply to Ecology dairy permit: ‘shocked’

WHATCOM — On Aug. 11, the Washington State Department of Ecology issued its first draft of a new CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Area) discharge permit. This new permit would be required of all farmers ...
Construction at both the Blaine and Sumas ports of entry will cause delays.

Construction coming to Sumas port of entry

  SUMAS — Construction work comes to the Sumas port of entry in mid-October, meaning travelers should expect delays in traffic. “CBP is committed to maintaining the highest service standards possible. ...