Is Lynden’s Christmas tree in your backyard?

LYNDEN — Maybe it was a former Christmas tree planted years ago or simply a tree that you’ve long felt had vast community Christmas tree potential. Either way, the Lynden Downtown Business Association ...
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Anti-gravity treadmill lifts rehab weight

LYNDEN — Trevor Ware, 30, went two years without walking, so it was an emotional time for his mom, Pam, when he took his first unassisted steps recently while on an anti-gravity treadmill. “The first ...

Whatcom Family YMCA looking for new CEO again

WHATCOM — Former Whatcom Family YMCA board member Bill Ziels knows how the YMCA runs. He will need to put that to quick use, stepping in as the organization’s interim CEO following the resignation ...

WTA may not sell Lynden property

WHATCOM -— Lynden Cemetery commissioners have offered $400,000 for 1.25 acres owned by Whatcom Transportation Authority adjoining the Front Street cemetery. But that may not be enough to acquire it for ...

Lynden 2015 gun show on course despite passage of Initiative 594

MOUNT VERNON — Washington State Initiative 594 passed comfortably on Nov. 4, but what comes of the initiative remains up in the air, according to Victoria Gilbert, co-owner of Falcon Gun Shows and organizer ...

City 2015 budget stirs no comments

LYNDEN -— The city will take in 1 percent more, or about $26,878, in property tax revenue next year. That’s the state-allowed maximum, excluding what increases come from new construction and improvements ...

New irrigation boards set levies, meeting times

WHATCOM -— Four newly created irrigation districts on agricultural land have all set an assessment rate of $4 per acre for 2015, altogether raising $188,734 to deal with a variety of water issues. The ...
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Bethany’s homes tour Dec. 6

WHATCOM — The annual Bethany Christian Services local homes tour will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. The four homes open for visiting are: Brad and Kari Rader, 8629 Benson Rd.; Brian and Holly ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Noon piano The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts live piano music at noon every Wednesday in November. Nov. 19 features Terhi Broersma.   THURSDAY Nonprofits’ lunch Lunch and learn ...

Photos sought for 2015 Lynden Chamber booklet

LYNDEN — The Tribune is interested in a variety of photos of Lynden to be used in the 2015 Lynden Chamber of Commerce directory. We are looking for shots of businesses, people, events, activities, scenery ...