Auditor seeks writers of ‘con’ position on recreation bond

LYNDEN -— County Auditor Debbie Adelstein is interested in hearing from people willing to help draft a ballot statement against the $1 million bond proposed by the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...

They call the thing rodeo

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo finished out its first showing during the Northwest Washington Fair last night, complete with classic rodeo competition and the high-flying antics of rodeo clown J.J. Harrison. Grant ...
Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 7.47.43 AM

Tuesday weather dips attendance

Oh, the fickleness of Pacific Northwest weather and how it toys with attendance at the Northwest Washington Fair. Monday offered up the year’s warmest day so far, reaching into the mid-90s during the ...

Rodeo presents logistical challenges

LYNDEN — When the Gary Allen trucks roll into the Northwest Washington Fair on Thursday, the rodeo needs to have cleared way for three straight musical acts in the grandstand. And that poses one of the ...

Hearing set for rezone try

LYNDEN — The public now has over two months to officially comment on an application to rezone 18.6 acres north of Main Street from residential to commercial, a move that would pave the way for the proposed ...

Guest Opinion: Small businesses deserve more from health care

by Janet Trautwein President Obama marked the recent conclusion of open enrollment in the federal healthcare law’s insurance exchanges with a celebration at the White House. The administration exceeded ...

Letters to the editor – published Aug. 13

Shouldn’t happen in Lynden We held my daughter’s sixth birthday party at the amazing Lynden City Park. After the kids had eaten and opened presents, the adults took the kids to the park to play. We ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 13 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. • Meridian School Board, Professional Development Center, ...

Bike & Build raises funds, awareness for affordable homes

LYNDEN -— Thirty bicyclists near the end of a 3,837-mile cross-country trip in support of affordable housing will give a presentation Tuesday, Aug. 19, in Lynden. The free event will start with a potluck ...
Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 7.14.40 AM

Worthy of medals

Rotary District 5050 Governor Lyle Ryan puts a Paul Harris Fellow pin on Mount Baker Rotary Club member Jim Sinclair, who was recently honored by District 5050 for his outstanding service to Rotary over ...