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A crowd of about 300 heard speakers and sang Christmas carols at Saturday’s “Santa Rebellion.” (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

COVID-related shutdowns fire up organized opposition 

LYNDEN ­— The local resistance to Gov. Inslee’s COVID shutdown orders came to Lynden for a “Santa Rebellion” event Saturday after staging a “Turkey Rebellion” at Ferndale Nov. 21.

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Julie Anderson of Lynden has her turn on stage with emcee Jim McKinney. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)