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At Memorial Day attention

Boy Scouts of local Troop 4028 hoisted the American flag first to full staff, then to half, to start the Memorial Day service at Lynden Cemetery Monday. The 50-minute service proceeded in good weather ...
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Skagit bridge disrupts even local traffic, commerce

WHATCOM ­— Apart from being Lynden’s mayor, Scott Korthuis has day-to-day concerns as the production manager at Oxbo International’s Lynden mechanical harvester manufacturing plant. So, after the ...
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Ski to Sea Race has local flavor

The team Tight Genes, composed of six Lynden Christian School graduates and one current school principal, won the Family division of the 2013 Ski to Sea Race Sunday. They finished the seven-leg course ...

Expect tons of tractors during 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 ...

NEXUS lane times change again in Sumas

SUMAS — The operating times for the NEXUS lane at the Sumas port of entry will change again on June 10. The dedicated lane will operate only between 8 and 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. But for those ...

Most incumbents face no challengers

WHATCOM ­— Many incumbents in local public office will return uncontested for new terms. The filing period May 13-17 yielded few surprises: • The four Whatcom County Council members up for election ...

Haxton Way closed daytime to August for roundabout construction

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works Department reports that some roads will have closures or traffic limitations due to construction activities. Weather conditions can change the schedule. Haxton ...
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Skagit bridge fix could be mid-June

SKAGIT — Even as the National Transportation Safety Board continues investigating the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge collapse, Washington State Department of Transportation officials have announced ...

Lynden mulling building two schools on Line Road land

LYNDEN — To bond or not to bond. That’s the question that the Lynden School Board hopes to answer soon. Its five members came a bit closer to answering that question at Thursday’s regular meeting, ...

Five finalists for Lynden city administrator

LYNDEN ­— The search for a new Lynden city administrator is down to five finalists, Mayor Scott Korthuis has announced. Bill Verwolf, the city’s top employee since 2001, is retiring effective June ...