Lynden takes care of business

For the third consecutive season, the Lynden football team will play in the 2A state football championship game. The Lions took down Ellensburg 21-7 on Saturday, sending them to the final. Lynden will ...

Expect weather change to stormy, cold next week

Expect major weather change through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, reports AgWeatherNet. Potentially hazardous conditions are possible beginning on Sunday and continuing into next week, says the weather ...

Marian ‘Toots’ Vavra

Whatcom County resident Marian “Toots” Vavra, age 86, died in Lynden on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Lynden Manor. A daughter of Harvey and Florence (Connor) Pike, she was born on June 14, 1927, in Everson ...

Frances Vogel

Frances Mae Vogel, 94, recently of Lynden Manor in Lynden, passed on to be with the Lord on Nov. 14, 2013, in Bellingham after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Merle ...

Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Vos

Elizabeth “Betsy” Ann Vos, age 86, of Lynden, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. Born in Friesland, the Netherlands, on March 4, 1927, she was a daughter of Willem ...

Edith Fischer

Edith Grace Fischer lost her long and hard battle with cancer at her home in Lynden on Nov. 20, 2013. She was born in Darrington, Wash., on Dec. 30, 1926, to William and Rachel Beebe. Edith, with husband ...

Ann Robinson

Ann Robinson of Custer passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, and is now without pain. Ann was born in Hamlin, Alberta, on June 6, 1930. She survived her husband George, who died on May 1, 1986. ...

Mildred Likkel

Mildred J. (Zoet) Likkel, age 87, of Lynden, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Christian Health Care Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Lynden…. ...
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Mt. Baker Ski Area enjoys pre-Thanksgiving opening

MOUNT BAKER — The Mt. Baker Ski Area opened a full week before Thanksgiving — pay no mind to the fact that Thanksgiving was as late as possible this year — a good start to what forecasters say will ...
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42-year city employee Larry Nyhoff retires from PW

LYNDEN ­— Larry Nyhoff wasn’t looking for the publicity, that’s for sure. But after 42 years of working for the city, he’s earned some. Sitting at a big table with his fellow Public Works employees ...