State loans money to Lynden for downtown project

LYNDEN — Money loaned to Lynden from the state’s Department of Commerce will repair and replace sidewalks, curbs and gutters on Front and Fifth streets. The city also plans to improve the sewer lines ...

Lyla Tjoelker

Lyla Louise (McIvor) Tjoelker was born on April 3, 1930, in Kirkland, Washington, to David Lyle and Louise Margaret McIvor. Lyla passed away on Sept. 21, 2014, following a brief illness. The third of six ...
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New apartment building going up quickly in east Lynden

LYNDEN — A 20-unit apartment building with commercial space on the ground floor has started to change the landscape of east Lynden. Brothers Mike and Craig Engels sit about three months from completing ...

Van’s Plumbing & Electric moving into fire station

LYNDEN — Randy Smit, owner of Van’s Plumbing & Electric Inc., said he started glancing at the former fire station on 19th Street in October 2013. About a full year later, Smit will finish moving ...

New Edaleen retail store in Blaine nearly done

LYNDEN — The latest Edaleen Dairy retail outlet won’t look much like an Edaleen store until you walk inside, said Mitch Moorlag, general manager. Edaleen, already with retail outlets at its farm north ...

New cameras, signs for Lynden, Sumas borders now ready along Guide

WHATCOM — Drivers who plan to travel to Canada via Lynden and Sumas have a new source of information to use when choosing a border crossing. A contractor for the Washington State Department of Transportation ...
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FFA corn maze has 3 weeks

LYNDEN — Pour on the pig at the Lynden FFA corn maze. In the maze’s 15th year, the Lynden FFA Boosters have had success sending patrons through the pig-shaped corn maze just south of downtown Lynden ...
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Lynden proves its big-play prowess

LYNDEN — Lynden football measures big plays by touchdowns. Plenty of touchdowns. And in a variety of ways. Two offensive plays into the top-ranked 2A Lions’ defense of their 2A state championship — ...
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Cheers for Jansen Art Center

LYNDEN -— The Big Ole siren wail at about 6 p.m. last Thursday indicated something big was up. It was, in fact, the transfer of ownership of the buildings that are the Jansen Art Center. A crowd gathered ...

Lions open season with big plays and big win

Starting quarterback Sterling Somers called Lynden’s 48-22 season-opening victory against King’s “loads of fun.” That fun started from the Lions’ second play from scrimmage, a 68-yard touchdown ...