City IDs property needed for eventual Pepin Creek creation

LYNDEN -— The City Council on Monday approved a right-of-way plan showing the strip of land that will be bought from 14 different land owners to create a new stream flow corridor. The acquistion between ...
Lynden city administrator finalist Michael Pence and his wife Renee, left, chat Monday with Lynden public works director Steve Banham and city councilor Brent Lenssen.

Administrator selection down to day of interviews

LYNDEN -— Now with just three finalists for the position, Lynden may settle on a new city administrator this week. Bill Verwolf is retiring June 30 after 11 years in the job. The trio in town Monday ...

Delft to be rebuilt

LYNDEN -— Delft Square will come to life after all. A realigned partnership has announced plans to create The Inn at Lynden, Washington, including 25 upper-level rooms and 10,000 square feet of complementary ...

Darigold trying to reduce new dryer’s noise

LYNDEN — Darigold is working to reduce the loudness of air emissions from its new milk drying facility that is now in “startup phase,” say company representatives. However, the Lynden Darigold plant ...
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At Memorial Day attention

Boy Scouts of local Troop 4028 hoisted the American flag first to full staff, then to half, to start the Memorial Day service at Lynden Cemetery Monday. The 50-minute service proceeded in good weather ...
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Skagit bridge disrupts even local traffic, commerce

WHATCOM ­— Apart from being Lynden’s mayor, Scott Korthuis has day-to-day concerns as the production manager at Oxbo International’s Lynden mechanical harvester manufacturing plant. So, after the ...
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Ski to Sea Race has local flavor

The team Tight Genes, composed of six Lynden Christian School graduates and one current school principal, won the Family division of the 2013 Ski to Sea Race Sunday. They finished the seven-leg course ...

Most incumbents face no challengers

WHATCOM ­— Many incumbents in local public office will return uncontested for new terms. The filing period May 13-17 yielded few surprises: • The four Whatcom County Council members up for election ...

Five finalists for Lynden city administrator

LYNDEN ­— The search for a new Lynden city administrator is down to five finalists, Mayor Scott Korthuis has announced. Bill Verwolf, the city’s top employee since 2001, is retiring effective June ...

Fair now dealing with a $180,000 property tax bill

LYNDEN ­— For 100 years, the Northwest Washington Fair did not pay a property tax bill. Now it’s dealing with one as large as $180,000 from the state Department of Revenue. Fair Manager Jim Baron, ...