Mildred Likkel

Mildred Jane (Zoet) Likkel of Lynden passed away at the Christian Health Care Center on Nov. 22, 2013. She was born on March 10, 1925, in Lynden to Arie and Mattie Zoet. On Oct. 10, 1943, she married Gerrit ...

Lena ‘Lee’ Honcoop

Lynden-area native Lena “Lee” Honcoop, age 92, died in a Santa Monica, Calif., health care facility on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. A daughter of Anthone and Marie (VanWeerthuizen) Honcoop, Lee was born ...

New E2 Fitness Center coming to Third/Grover site

LYNDEN — A new fitness training facility, E2 Fitness Center, will open downtown at 110 Third St. in early January. Presale memberships are now available. “We take great pride in being a part of the ...

Five candidates for WTA leader at reception today

BELLINGHAM — On Wednesday, Dec. 4, an open house reception will be held for the public to meet the five candidates for the position of Whatcom Transportation Authority general manager. Current manager ...

Steelhead fishers help Kendall Hatchery obtain broodstock

WHATCOM — The Northwest Washington Steelheaders, an independent sport fishing group since the 1970s, this fall and winter is trying to capture adult hatchery-origin winter-run steelhead for the Kendall ...

North Cascades Highway closed for winter

TWISP — The latest round of wintery weather on the State Route 20 North Cascades Highway was the knockout punch that will keep the road closed until next spring. The Washington State Department of Transportation ...
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Giant tree lights Saturday

LYNDEN — At about 24 feet, Lynden’s new community Christmas tree will put a vertical punctuation on Saturday’s Lighted Christmas Parade. In a first-time event, the Downtown Business Association will ...

Locals apply to grow, process pot

WHATCOM ­— In the first round of applications received by the state, Whatcom County shows about two dozen who are ready to take the leap of dealing in legalized marijuana. About half of those applications ...

Lynden student part of African filming effort

SIOUX CENTER, IA — A Dordt College student from Lynden was a partner in a fall 2012 Africa filming project that has now won two awards. Jayson Korthuis teamed up with another senior, Justin Gloudemans ...