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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 ...

County roads and Lynden streets being chip-sealed

WHATCOM -— Ten north county roads plus streets within the city of Lynden will receive a chip-seal treatment by Whatcom County Public Works the week of July 21-24. The work will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. ...