Seats will open up for Lynden parks & rec board

LYNDEN — With three of the five commissioner seats of the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District up for reelection this year, two of them will possibly lack an incumbent running.   The commissioners ...

New section of SR 542 near Glacier Springs now open

MAPLE FALLS – Drivers no longer have to wait for a traffic signal to guide them through a short stretch of State Route 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) four miles east of Maple Falls.   Contractor crews working ...
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Giant cold-storage facility planned

LYNDEN — Preferred Freezer Services of New Jersey will take a Lynden field from bare ground to over 331,500 square feet of a cold storage operation in less than six months.   Work will start any ...
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New-look Lyncs project now underway

The final Lynden Christian High School reconstruction phase of renovating 50-year-old athletic facilities has started. The project includes an expansion of locker rooms north of the gym, a new hallway ...

Border Patrol agent involved in deadly shooting near Sumas

SUMAS — An unidentified man was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent Thursday afternoon on Kneuman Road west of Sumas.   The agency reports that the agent was involved in a confrontation ...

LPD: Beware of newest scam phone calls

LYNDEN — Phone calls to Lynden residents warning of a threat of arrest if the call receiver doesn’t send money to the IRS or U.S. Treasury should be ignored and treated as a scam, according to John ...

Conservation District still counting ballots

LYNDEN — Thousands of absentee ballots have made determining the winner of a Whatcom Conservation District board of supervisors race between incumbent Larry Helm and challenger Joy Monjure a bit more ...

Howard Kooiman

  Howard Abram Kooiman, age 82, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Manhattan, Montana, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.   Howard was born in Redlands, California, on Oct. 9, 1932, a son of Herman ...

James Hill

  A celebration of life will be held for James “Jim” Hill, age 81, who died on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Services will be held on Friday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in First ...
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Lyncs make magical run

  YAKIMA — Even Lynden Christian head coach Roger De Boer was stunned.   As the Lyncs headed to the locker room with a 20-point halftime lead over defending state champion Zillah in the state ...