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

Sara Whitehead is getting more into promoting and marketing the Bee in Bloom honey and lavender farm she and husband Brent run. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN ­— Bee in Bloom, a husband-wife team growing lavender ...
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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

HAPA in Hawaiian means “half,” alluding to the band’s mix of old Polynesian art forms to contemporary. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN ­— Just three weeks away, as everything is turning definitely autumn, ...

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 ...

City officials talk about pay raises

LYNDEN ­— City elected officials’ salaries, not raised since 2004, could be on the rise now, before the election. On Sept. 8 the Lynden City Council and Mayor Scott Korthuis talked favorably about ...
Clara Zoet, second from right, receives the “Feathers” quilt made by Constance Gough, far right, and Ellen Scheppach. Ellen and her husband, Van, at left, are both involved in Deaf Seniors causes. (Courtesy photo)

Local quilt raises seed money for event

Clara Zoet, second from right, receives the “Feathers” quilt made by Constance Gough, far right, and Ellen Scheppach. Ellen and her husband, Van, at left, are both involved in Deaf Seniors causes. ...