Lynden finance director Teresa Camfield retiring

LYNDEN -— Teresa Camfield received thanks for her 17 years of work as the city Finance Director while she sat for her last City Council meeting Monday. Camfield’s last day on the job will be Friday. ...
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Purple splash marks 10th year of Lynden Relay

LYNDEN -— In this 10th year of Relay For Life in Lynden, there will be a little extra celebrating of “a very giving community,” said co-chair Tami Anderson. To start with, look for a splash of purple ...

‘Border Songs’ headed to stages

LYNDEN -— A theater version of “Border Songs,” the Whatcom County-based 2009 bestseller book of Jim Lynch, is coming to two local stages. Lynch’s story is from the perspective of a tall severely ...

Motorcylist dies in Friday evening E. Pole Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— An Everson man on a motorcycle died  Friday evening in a three-vehicle collision on East Pole Road (State Route 544) south of Lynden. The Washington State Patrol reported that Dominic Joseph ...
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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. ...