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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) ...

Boy, 6, falls from second floor, in critical condition but responsive at Harborview

LYNDEN ­— A 6-year-old boy suffered serious head injury in a fall from an apartment’s second-story window Tuesday evening, June 11. Both the Lynden fire and police departments responded to the incident ...

Krause Manufacturing shutting down at Laurel, moving to San Diego

LAUREL — After 50 years in operation in Whatcom County, Krause Manufacturing, 6059 Guide Meridian Rd., will move its equipment to parent company CP Group’s world headquarters in San Diego. Krause will ...
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Local proposal was highfalutin act

LYNDEN ­— Ira “Dean” Hagins went to extra depths and heights to make his proposal to Nicole McDonald on Saturday. As in planting trees — well, almost — and flying an airplane. After the shock ...

Local berries not tied to hepatitis outbreak

LYNDEN ­— The Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports this news related to the Townsend Farms berry mix blend that has been in the news as the source of a hepatitis outbreak: The frozen raspberries ...
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Boxx Berry Farm kicking off 53rd year

FERNDALE — Mike Boxx is pretty proud of his strawberries. He’s so proud and protective that he sends some of them all the way to a Skagit County processor just because they guarantee to send the exact ...