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Growth planning process begins

WHATCOM ­— By year 2036 the county population could grow from 206,000 today to just under 274,000. Ferndale would add 5,400 people and Lynden about 5,000, putting them both right around 18,000. Land ...

Suspending dreams: Grand bridge plans show vision

LYNDEN — This is the type of stuff engineers dream about. And the type of project that mayors conjure up as difference-makers for a city. While it may always remain a dream, Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis ...

Not so fast with a Lynden pot shop

LYNDEN ­— Don’t worry about a neighborhood pot store anytime soon. The Lynden City Council slapped a six-month moratorium in place this week to get well ahead of the state’s introduction of recreational ...

LC falls to Friday Harbor

Following LC’s 49-21 loss to Friday Harbor on Friday evening, Lyncs coach Galen Kaemingk interrupted himself on three different occasions. “I’m just frustrated,” Kaemingk would ...

Girls soccer: Meridian knocks off Anacortes

The Meridian Trojans knocked off the Anacortes Seahawks 5-0 on Thursday afternoon. It was the season opener for both teams and the Trojans dominated the time of possession from the opening whistle. Following ...

UPDATE: LC’s Hommes lost for the season

Lynden Christian football coach Galen Kaemingk confirmed with the Lynden Tribune on Thursday morning that starting quarterback Daulton Hommes won’t play again in 2013. The junior signal caller tore his ...
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VIDEO: Lucas Petersen interview

Tribune sports reporter Braulio Perez talks to Lynden quarterback Lucas Peterson following Lynden’s victory against King’s on Saturday at Husky Stadium in Seattle…. This content is ...
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Sumas, with B.C. leadership, keeps up 9/11 ceremony

SUMAS ­— American Legion Post 212 does not have enough people to provide a color guard, but a memorial ceremony is expected to take place today at 10 a.m. anyway at the Sumas 9/11 monument at the border. ...

Democrats, Republicans scuffle over Cherry Point’s long-term uses

WHATCOM ­— The Democratic and Republican parties locally are waging a verbal skirmish over industrial development at Cherry Point. It started with a resolution passed in July by the county Democrats’ ...
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Large elk spotted west of Lynden

From Weidkamp Road to Burk Road, residents west of Lynden were spotting a stray 4×5 elk meandering through the fields. (Photo courtesy of Barb Tjoelker)  … This content is for subscribers ...