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 ...
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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 ...

Local barbecue judge opens supply shop in Lynden at 511 Front St.

LYNDEN — Gary VanderGiessen has seen plenty of success selling barbecue supplies. So much, in fact, that he has opened Gary’s Barbecue Supplies at 511 Front St. Not to be outdone, though, his wife, ...
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New Lynden road run coming up

LYNDEN — Kyle and Christie Duque love to run, and they have brought that passion to Lynden with the E2 Fitness Center, located at 110 Third St. They will continue to share that passion via the upcoming ...
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More pits coming to Muds to Suds

FERNDALE — Muds to Suds is coming up this weekend, Aug. 16 and 17, and participants can expect a lot more mud this year. Not only will this year’s Muds to Suds race feature two days of messy fun, it ...

Calendar

ONGOING Clock exhibit The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts an exhibit on historic clockworks from the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum through Sept. 15. Several dozen timepieces from the 1700s through the ...
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Keep on spinning (wool)

LYNDEN — Stop by the Wool Show section of the livestock barns at the fair and you might catch a glimpse of an ancient art being performed. Multiple spinning wheels are set up, just out of the sun, and ...