Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting

BELLINGHAM — One of the suspected shooters in the 2011 “drug deal gone bad” Lynden shooting death of Jesse Winchester was sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison Thursday after pleading guilty ...

Shaving it off for Relay For Life

LYNDEN — Nothing adds a new wrinkle to a fundraising challenge like adding in a few athletes. Once cancer turns personal, the amount of buy-in for a Relay For Life event increases. By mixing in some ...

Nooksack man under investigation following fatal crash on Weidkamp Road Friday

LYNDEN — A Nooksack man is under investigation following the death of his passenger in a vehicle crash early Friday morning on Weidkamp Road northwest of Lynden, according to Washington State Trooper ...

Lynden’s Hope Lutheran Church celebrating 50th anniversary

LYNDEN — Hope Lutheran Church is celebrating its 50th anniversary with special activities Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. The anniversary weekend will start Saturday, May 4, with an open house from 11 ...

Fair foundation’s kickoff event is May 10 in Expo Building

LYNDEN ­— The new Northwest Washington Fair Foundation is kicking off its public image and its fundraising with an event on Friday evening, May 10, in the fairgrounds Expo Building. “Come On and Take ...
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Firehall Cafe, ‘J’ hosting weekend events

LYNDEN — The Firehall Café in Lynden’s Jansen Art Center is celebrating its grand opening with food and drink specials, family activities and live music from Thursday through Saturday. Located inside ...

Lynden museum sets two Saturday talks on native food and culture

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., has set two upcoming Saturday programs as part of the ongoing Salish Bounty exhibit on traditional native foods. Admission to both is free. • Native ...

CALENDAR

ONGOING LHS drama The Lynden High School drama department presents Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, in Judson Hall on the campus of Lynden Middle School. ...

Guest Opinion: Let’s look deeper into school design, costs

The purpose of this letter is not to rehash the need for certain new school facilities, rather to raise some questions about how such construction could be accomplished. The preliminary cost estimate for ...

Letters to the editor – May 1

Important dates coming in month of May I bring up some very important dates in May: Thursday, May 2, is the National Day of Prayer. May we arouse one another and rally to public places to thank God and ...