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City starts planning for new trail near Fisher Elementary

Trail extension will likely be ready in 2015 LYNDEN — Thanks to a federal grant of about $270,000, the city will have a new extension to the Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail, likely in summer 2015. The city is ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Lyndenites buy Dutch Village Mall

Plans include new tenants, site improvements and future growth LYNDEN — One of the first orders of business for the new owners of the Dutch Village Mall is to get that 72-foot-tall windmill moving again. ...
Steve Herrick teaches a Lynden High School class.

LHS band teacher forming jazz band for community

Steve Herrick hopes band will be making music by January LYNDEN — Many musicians who play their instruments in high school and college eventually fall out of practice. Lynden High School band teacher ...
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Progressives solidly lead County Council races

         WHATCOM — The four “progressive” candidates for County Council clearly led the “conservative” slate in the first count of over 47,000 ballots in Tuesday’s general election. (See ...
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Locals band together to help Africa

LYNDEN — The DeYoung & Roosma Construction warehouse in west Lynden was full of local residents on Saturday doing their own type of building: Building meal packages for orphans in Africa. The effort ...
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Kim Ryan leaving NCCTK church after 13 years to pursue mission work

LYNDEN — Longtime North County Christ the King church founding pastor Kim Ryan doesn’t know exactly what life beyond Lynden’s largest church looks like. But that’s what faith is all about, right? ...

County roads getting shoulder, centerline rumble strips

WHATCOM ­— A rural county road safety project is being done for three weeks. On 38 miles of roadway, this consists of grinding rumble strips on the centerline and shoulder and installation of centerline ...

Nore more printing of Lynden city ordinances

LYNDEN ­— The city will not be publishing the full text of its passed ordinances in the Lynden Tribune anymore. Instead, only a short summary of an ordinance will be printed in the Public Notices section ...

Opposition speaks on I-522

LYNDEN — Initiative 522, if passed in November’s election, “would require most raw agricultural commodities, processed foods, and seeds and seed stocks, if produced using genetic engineering as defined, ...

Local vs. global perspectives in county at-large race

WHATCOM ­— Fighting for local control versus taking a larger view of things is one way of summarizing the County Council at-large position race between incumbent Bill Knutzen and challenger Rud Browne. ...