News

Lynden weighs in on ambulance fee

Lynden weighs in on ambulance fee

Photo: clipart.com

KGMI News Reporting

LYNDEN, Wash. – The City of Lynden held a public hearing on a proposed utility fee to pay for ambulance services Tuesday night.

Mayor Scott Korthuis says the law allows them to charge up to $11.99 a month, but nobody in his office or the city council wants to charge that much.

They say if they don’t charge anything at all, they will have to cut service putting a major dent in their current 5 to 8 minute response time.

Korthuis says he’d pay the fee.

Play Scott Korthuis on fee

The council will discuss all options with the city and then vote on whether to approve the fee.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

sela

See which celebrities will be blowing out candles today.

in Sports

NCAA Football on KPUG: Louisville defeats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut  

New Louisville coach Bobby Petrino, center, waits for his squad to huddle during a break in the annual Red-White NCAA college spring football game in Louisville, Ky., Friday, April 11, 2014. At left is quarterback Brett Nelson (12).

The victory provided a successful Atlantic Coast Conference debut for the Cardinals and to Bobby Petrino's second coaching stint at the school.

in Local Sports

Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

seattle storm logo

Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

in Local Sports

Seahawks finalize practice squad roster

seattle seahawks logo generic

The Seattle Seahawks finalized their 10-man practice squad roster earlier Monday.

in Sports

Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers

WP-49ersGoreBoone

The 27-year-old Boone reached agreement on a restructured $6 million, two-year contract Sunday. The 49ers requested a roster exemption and Boone must be added to the 53-man roster before he can play.