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Lewis 100: Peoples State Bank the second option for Lynden

Sometimes being the second on the scene is a good thing. What is now known to residents of Whatcom County as Peoples Bank started as the first banking alternative in Lynden in the waning days of 1920. ...

Bike & Build riders stayed in Lynden

LYNDEN — Hope Lutheran Church hosted 34 bicycle riders last week traveling the nation to raise money for affordable housing. After two nights of camping in forests, the group was ready for the showers ...
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Football jamborees make return on Friday

WHATCOM — Local high school football teams again have game environments without a game on the line as jamborees make a return to the schedule. Over the last few years, the state’s governing body of ...
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Lynden names junior Sterling Somers starting QB

LYNDEN — With three beyond-capable quarterbacks in fall camp for Lynden High School, the three-time defending state 2A champion Lions had plenty of directions to turn to run the offense. Veteran coach ...

Erin Clanton

Erin JoAnne (Eiene) Clanton was born on Feb. 18, 1969, in Bellingham and died peacefully at her home in Seattle on Aug. 6, 2014. She was loved and is survived by Chris, her husband of 19 years; her daughter, ...
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Fair attendance dips with sour weather

LYNDEN — Thank goodness for Friday and Saturday. Without two well-attended days at the Northwest Washington Fair, the six-day event would have struggled even more than it did to pack the Lynden grounds. ...

Bogaard Meadows back for public hearing

LYNDEN — A new batch of information puts the proposed Bogaard Meadows project back in front of the Lynden Planning Commission on Thursday, Aug. 28, in a continuation of a public hearing. The proposal ...
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Tuesday weather dips attendance

Oh, the fickleness of Pacific Northwest weather and how it toys with attendance at the Northwest Washington Fair. Monday offered up the year’s warmest day so far, reaching into the mid-90s during the ...

Rodeo presents logistical challenges

LYNDEN — When the Gary Allen trucks roll into the Northwest Washington Fair on Thursday, the rodeo needs to have cleared way for three straight musical acts in the grandstand. And that poses one of the ...

Hearing set for rezone try

LYNDEN — The public now has over two months to officially comment on an application to rezone 18.6 acres north of Main Street from residential to commercial, a move that would pave the way for the proposed ...