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Kendall man critically injured in homemade fuel explosion

LYNDEN — A 44-year-old Kendall man was critically injured just after midnight on Wednesday, June 12, when a homemade hydrogen generator in a shed near his home in the 8300 block of Golden Valley Boulevard ...

Deming man dies in ATV crash

DEMING — A Deming man was found dead on Monday, June 10, after apparently crashing his ATV, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. The state patrol said Scott Allen Monaghan, 45, was ...
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Bigger than life: Joe Moser

Joe Moser of Ferndale, who was shot down on his 44th mission as a bomber pilot in World War II, received a rare award at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham on Sunday. He was pinned for having parachuted ...

No celebrating teams to ride on Lynden fire trucks any more

LYNDEN ­— No more riding on fire trucks for Lynden’s high school championship teams. Fire Chief Gary Baar said too high a risk of liability is putting an end to it. Also, a fire engine carrying kids ...

Input sought on county’s plan for parks

WHATCOM — The county, in the process of revising its Comprehensive Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan, has set a series of summer meetings for citizens’ input. The last comprehensive planning effort ...

Lions Club plans Saturday BBQ helping Project Hope food bank

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Lions Club has set its first annual Barbecue Fundraiser — to help out Project Hope and its food bank this year — for Saturday, June 22. With music by The Renegades, the event ...

Museum gets into strawberry dealing

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum is making a strawberry offer: a two-gallon/15-pound bucket of fruit cut in half and unsugared, for $38. Museum director Troy Luginbill says it’s the best deal around ...
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City selects Martin

LYNDEN ­— Mayor Scott Korthuis has chosen, and the City Council has endorsed, Michael H. Martin, currently city manager of Burien, to be Lynden’s next city administrator. The council on a 5-1 vote ...

YMCA building repairs: $2.1M

LYNDEN ­— The city and Whatcom Family YMCA plan to make the existing Drayton Street recreation facility stay in operation for at least another five years, despite serious physical weaknesses. For instance, ...

Brad Jernberg resigns as Fisher principal

LYNDEN — Five principals have served Fisher Elementary School since it opened in 1962. Their names are well known in the Lynden School District, including Chloe Bedell (9 years), Randy Flowers (12 years) ...