For peat’s sake

LYNDEN ­— Somewhere very near this spot in 1870, Lynden’s first white family settled into their cabin just a short walk up from the Nooksack River. The Judsons didn’t worry about the peat soil then. This year, a multi-ton building, the city’s new water treatment plant, must rest here, and the squishy, water-logged peat ground…

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Calvin Bratt is the editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Calvin at editor@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.