A truck hit a power pole on Birch Bay-Lynden Road midday on Friday, taking out the power for much of the surrounding area.

Truck collides with pole, takes out west Lynden power

A large farm truck heading east on Birch Bay-Lynden Road on Friday collided with a power pole and caused a power outage that affected much of west Lynden. Guide Meridian Road was backed up for some time ...

Temporary Skagit bridge has first inspection Saturday

SKAGIT — Early Saturday morning, drivers on Interstate 5 may experience minor delays through Mount Vernon and Burlington while bridge inspection crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation ...
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Catherine Ungersma – John David Dickinson wedding

Catherine Lynn Ungersma and John David Dickinson were united in marriage on Jan. 5, 2013, at the Protestant Reformed Church in Lynden, with Rev. Garry Vanderveen officiating. A reception followed at Baker ...
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Becky Tjoelker – Braden Weeks engagement

Becky Tjoelker of Everson and Braden Weeks of Lynden announce their engagement and plans for an August 10, 2013 wedding at the Tjoelker residence in Everson. Becky is a daughter of Dave and Kim Tjoelker ...
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William and Sharon Schneider – 50th anniversary

William and Sharon Schneider of Everson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They plan to celebrate with their many family and friends on an individual basis, and on the actual anniversary date ...
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Anton and Esther Neyens – 65th anniversary

On Sunday, June 16, 2013, Anton and Esther Neyens of Everson celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Their celebration included a garden anniversary luncheon hosted by their family in Nooksack at their ...

Sumas fireworks set for Saturday to cap Community Days

SUMAS — The time of the year has finally arrived in Sumas for the return of the most anticipated weekend of the summer, with the 2013 Sumas Community Days set to kick off on Friday. The weekend will ...

Semiahmoo purchase complete, to open before fall

BLAINE — The purchase of Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine and its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trails, was completed last week for $19.5 million. The newly formed Resort Semiahmoo ...

Births – published June 26

AXXEL WEBB JONES Julie and Travis Jones of Lynden welcomed a son, Axxel Webb, on June 2, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents are Mike ...
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Renate’s German Deli offering soup for the needy

LYNDEN — Inspired by a practice from Europe, Renate’s German Restaurant and Deli began a program called “Cup of Soup on the Wall” about a month ago. Influenced by a post on Facebook, Cup of Soup ...