Council wrestling with how to pay firefighters

LYNDEN — Lynden needs to find a way to pay for its firefighters, so the City Council has started the ball rolling on establishing a new “ambulance utility fee” to eventually fund three city firefighters currently paid for by a SAFER Grant. During the council’s regular July 1 meeting, it approved a fire department request…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.