Groen pleads guilty

SEATTLE ­— Four years ago, border-dwelling Lynden resident Wayne Groen fought federal charges against him to a jury trial, losing one count and winning one count. This time, he has pleaded guilty to ...
West My Friend, coming from Vancouver Island, helps to give the 2015 Lynden Music Festival its “island” aura. This group performs twice Saturday, Oct. 17 — at the Lynden Pioneer Museum at 2 p.m. and Steakhouse 9 at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

Music fills our town

LYNDEN ­— No matter what the weather is today, the mood for music is being set for the next five days by island sounds and the color of harmony. The seventh annual “Claire de Lune” Lynden Music ...
Sara Whitehead is getting more into promoting and marketing the Bee in Bloom honey and lavender farm she and husband Brent run. (Courtesy photo)

Lavender vendor one new addition to this year’s Craft and Antique Show

LYNDEN ­— Bee in Bloom, a husband-wife team growing lavender and selling products, is one of the new vendors at this week’s craft and antique extravaganza. Dr. Brent and Sara Whitehead have been raising ...
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Music Festival in full swing

Lynden Middle School band students joined with the Borealis Brass quartet (in blue, behind) to play a Handel tune at the opening ceremonies of the Lynden Music Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in Dutch ...

Weimer honored at White House for pipeline safety

WHATCOM ­— Carl Weimer, 10-year County Council member and executive director of the national Pipeline Safety Trust, was to be honored at the White House on Tuesday, Oct. 13, as one of 11 Transportation ...

City pay raises for all?

LYNDEN ­— Elected city leaders are getting pay raises and most department heads will see small increases, with a few exceptions. The Lynden City Council on Monday passed two salary-setting ordinances. ...
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Water Plant coming online

Drinkable water is now being produced by the new Lynden Waterworks treatment plant. The $32 million facility, over two years in construction, started operation on Sept. 18 and is being put through various ...

Allow UTVs on city streets?

LYNDEN ­— Should a UTV be allowed on city streets? That question occupied the Lynden City Council for a long discussion Monday, as Laurie Morgan — formerly of Riverton, Wyoming, where UTVs are allowed ...

Lynden Music Festival brings Hawaiian sound

LYNDEN ­— Just three weeks away, as everything is turning definitely autumn, the 2015 Lynden Music Festival will bring the warm sounds and the verve of Hawaii to town. The festival will be Oct. 13-18, ...

401 Front St. site to be cleared this week; alley closed

  LYNDEN ­— The 106-yearold building at 401 Front St. will be demolished this week, and the Fourth Street alley between Front and Judson is closed as a result, city Public Works announces.   Strengholt ...