Looking back at ‘Breaking Bad’

The recent stint of hot weather is reminding me a lot of my all-time favorite television show “Breaking Bad,” which ended in September 2013. “Breaking Bad” is set in the sweltering heat of Albuquerque, ...

Calendar

ONGOING Tractor show The annual Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association show runs from July 30 through Aug. 2 in Berthusen Park west of Lynden. Details: www.psatma.com. Theater shows The ...

Jobs are part of quality of life here

by John Huntley and Brad Owens We don’t make anything in America anymore! The middle class is shrinking! We need more environmental regulation! We won’t live as well as our parents did! Hardly a day ...

Letters to the editor – July 30

Quality jobs should be a local priority Quality jobs are a major priority in Whatcom County. Lynden resident Satpal Sidhu, as dean of engineering and trades at Bellingham Technical College (2002-2008), ...

Public meetings

Thursday, July 31 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Commissioners will talk about and take public comment ...
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Riding with purpose

LYNDEN — From May 1 to the end of August, Tim Koetje is a busy man. Every weekend, Koetje, who works for Axiom Construction and Consulting, packs up his truck and heads to a different motocross venue ...
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A world-class experience

DENVER — At just 19 years old, Treven Salminen found himself in quite a unique situation earlier this month. The Lynden native, who graduated from Lynden High School in 2013, played on Finland’s U-19 ...
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Parks and Rec District to discuss Bender Fields

LYNDEN — A special Thursday meeting of the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District commissioners will allow the public to comment on the concept of running a bond to help create new restrooms and ...

Primary election ballots due Tuesday

WHATCOM — Only voters in District 1 of southern Whatcom County vote in the primary election on the three-way race for county Public Utility District commissioner. That nonpartisan race matches up first-term ...
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Redemption for local runners

LANGLEY — At the end of the 2013 Ragnar Race, a relay from Blaine to Langley on Whidbey Island, Lynden’s Amy VanDalen and her 11 running teammates were just a little disappointed. The 12 women had ...