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Natural gas leak at First St. alley under control

LYNDEN ­— A natural gas leak at a downtown construction site was brought under control without any injuries within about an hour Monday morning. But traffic was detoured for a bit longer on busy First ...

Peter Poortinga

Peter J. Poortinga went home to the Lord on March 20, 2014. Pete was born on July 18, 1923, in Milaca, Minn., at home to Peter and Ida Poortinga. He had four older sisters: Betty, Alice, Grace and Margaret. ...

Leonard Van Dyken

Leonard Van Dyken, age 93, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 17, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center. A lifetime Lynden resident, Leonard was born on Jan. 18, 1921, to ...

Gebran Gholam

Gebran Yanni Gholam, affectionately known as “Mr. G.,” peacefully passed away on March 21, 2014, at the age of 87, surrounded by his loving family. Gebran was born on June 13, 1926, in Beirut, Lebanon, ...

Boys & Girls Club planning for future

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Boys & Girls Club is “in no way, shape or form prepared to move forward on a capital project” in Lynden at this time, said Kim Grams, the county organization’s chief ...
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‘FoodPlay’ comes to Lynden

LYNDEN — “FoodPlay” came to Lynden for the first time Tuesday morning, as Lynden School District youngsters had a chance to learn about healthy eating in conjunction with new food requirements in ...

Targeted Nooksacks see ruling as favorable

DEMING — On the same day that election results of Nooksack Tribal Council voting were made official, another bit of news was added to the 15-month saga of trying to get 306 members of the tribe disenrolled. ...
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Van Polen to do Lynden ‘farewell showing’ April 25

LYNDEN ­— On April 25 Don Van Polen will return to do a “farewell showing” in the town where he began his long career as a travelogue creator. “A World of Travel: Favorite Stories and Places” ...
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Culturally diverse Rehoboth school choir here

LYNDEN ­— The choir of one of the most ethnically diverse Christian schools in North America performs here on Thursday, March 27. The 50-voice Rehoboth Christian High School Choir, from Rehoboth, New ...

Federal money to landslide area

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal emergency money is being made available to deal with the deadly landslide that occurred in Snohomish County Saturday. The death toll stood at 14 on Monday, with some still ...