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 ...

Councilor Bode: Fireworks not a high city priority

LYNDEN -— The city Public Safety Committee will allow time at some point for public comment on fireworks in Lynden, but it is not a high priority, said committee member and Lynden city councilor Gary ...
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Three sisters give up their long hair for a new look, cause

LYNDEN -— Not only did the three Spoelstra girls give up their thick long tresses of hair for cancer sufferers. They also got a nifty new hair styling in the process. “It makes them look so much older” ...
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Replica historic ships in Blaine July 29 to Aug. 3

BLAINE — Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and her companion ship, Hawaiian Chieftain, will visit Blaine July 29 to Aug. 3. The visit includes Drayton Harbor Day Aug. 2-3. The ships ...

Lummi Island ferry in drydock Sept. 3-17, walk-on only

GOOSEBERRY POINT -— Annual drydock for the Lummi Island ferry Whatcom Chief is scheduled to go from Wednesday, Sept. 3, through Sept. 17, with regular service resuming Sept. 18, according to Whatcom ...