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Making it a meaningful Memorial Day Monday

The wreaths for the Memorial Day service at Lynden Cemetery arrived in a new way on Monday — by an old-style horse-drawn hearse behind an honor guard. The hearse has been reacquired by Gillies Funeral ...
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Celebrating student art

Last Thursday was the opening reception for the Lynden Middle School students’ art show that continues at the Lynden Pioneer Museum through June 2. Pictured, seventh grader Eden Wadhams is joined by ...

County targets river erosion

WHATCOM -— The county will spend about $750,000 to stabilize a section of Nooksack River bank north of Hinote’s Corner that has seen serious erosion in recent years. The County Council voted 4-2 May ...

Fire destroys Pangborn Road house

WHATCOM — On Saturday, May 17, at approximately 11 p.m., North Whatcom and Lynden Fire Department units were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 2200 block of Pangborn Road north of Lynden, ...

Saturday Lynden Skateway event honors woman who died

LYNDEN -— Although 53-year-old Julie Paskall didn’t live in Lynden, the Lynden Skateway rink could have felt like a second home to her. Paskall loved roller skating. She had come down from lower British ...
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Dairy digester awarded

LYNDEN — Built in 2004 as a first in the state, the manure digester of Vander Haak Dairy continues to pioneer new technologies leading to greater environmental responsibility for the dairy industry. ...

City adds firefighters

LYNDEN -— The City Council decided Monday to add two more full-time emergency responders to a Lynden Fire Department that suffered a drastic loss of volunteers in the past year. “We have a responsibility ...

Candidates step up for 42nd Dist.

WHATCOM -— Two local individuals leaning Democratic jumped into the state 42nd District House of Representative races on the last day of filing Friday. Satpal Sidhu, of the Lynden area, will take on ...
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Worth the effort

Farmers Equipment Co. brought an Oxbo berry harvester to Lynden Christian Middle School last week. Along with pizza and ice cream bars, it was reward for a winning ad drawn by student Emma VandeVoort in ...

Glunt porn case to trial July 21

WHATCOM -— The child pornography case against former Lynden police officer Donald M. Glunt is scheduled to come to county Superior Court trial on July 21. A pretrial hearing is set for July 9. At arraignment ...