EDITORIAL: Law-abiding must be the goal

Two things happened within the same week bringing unwelcome negative attention to Lynden. First, longtime Lynden police officer Don Glunt, shortly after retiring, was arrested on allegations that he used ...

Ambulance fee is our best EMS option

by Scott Korthuis, Lynden mayor Recently, the Lynden City Council passed an Ambulance Utility Fee in the amount of $6 per month to be charged to each eligible “unit” in Lynden beginning in July 2014. ...

Letters to the editor

Government greed We hear a lot these days about “corporate greed.” Some of it is justified: Enron, junk mortgage packages sold deceptively to unsuspecting victims, etc. However, a lot of the fulminating ...

Public meetings

Thursday, May 1 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Jack Martin Pubic Safety Building/Lynden Police Station, 203 19th St., 4 p.m. • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...
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DeHaan hires his replacement

LYNDEN — The year was 1980 and current Lynden Christian Athletic Director Curt DeHaan had just been named the girls basketball coach of the Lyncs. DeHaan, 26 at the time, accepted the job as a recent ...
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Trojan record falls at Civic

BELLINGHAM — It was about a week ago that Meridian’s Janessa Murphy felt she could break a record. Not just a personal record, though. The senior Trojan long jumper, who began her jumping career last ...
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Back down to earth

BELLINGHAM — Entering Monday’s clash with the Sehome Mariners, no team had been playing at a higher clip than the Lynden Lions. Lynden, which held a 4-6 record following a 7-6 loss at Bellingham on ...

NWC boys’ track roundup

BELLINGHAM — If there’s one thing that has helped the Meridian boys track team throughout 2014, it’s been consistency. And on Friday, at Civic Stadium, the team continued that trend during the NWC ...

Scoreboard

CLASS 1A/2A Boys Baseball Results: Monday, April 28 Sehome 4, Lynden 3 LC 3, Sedro-Woolley 2 Burlington 4, Meridian 1 Blaine 7, Mount Baker 4   Schedule: Wednesday, April 30 LC at Meridian Lynden ...
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Sikh festival marred by shots fired

LYNDEN -— While most of the 1,000-plus people attending the lively Vaisakhi Festival celebration were unaware, gun shots were fired near the 176 E. Pole Rd. grounds about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Whatcom ...