Martin Anker

  Martin Anthony Anker, 85, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Lynden Manor. He was born to Jacob and Wilmpje Anker on March 15, 1930, in Woubrugge, the Netherlands. ...
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Waples Building on schedule for mid-November opening

LYNDEN — Construction on the Waples Mercantile Building hit a major milestone when the entire front was opened up, as a step in the demolition portion of the project.   And while crews for contractor ...

Canadians do 80 percent of local border crossings

WHATCOM — A sharp contrast in the number of Canadians versus Americans crossing the five Whatcom County points of entry between the two countries is driven largely by the purpose of their international ...

City chooses Dawson to redo Fifth Street section

LYNDEN — The city, hoping to complete its Fifth Street rebuild in August, took a major step toward that effort during Monday’s City Council meeting by selecting the firm to do the work.   The project ...

Terry Wight

  Terry James Wight, 71, of Ferndale, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Blaine.   He was born in Bellingham to Donald and Ellen Wight. He lived most of his life in Whatcom ...
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NWWA Fair names Skillet as grandstand entertainer

LYNDEN — In the Northwest Washington Fair’s first grandstand entertainment announcement of 2015, Christian rock band Skillet and “American Idol” finalist Colton Dixon were both named to the Thursday, ...

North Cascades Highway to reopen Friday

WINTHROP — In one of the fastest reopening efforts in the North Cascades Highway’s 42-year history, Washington State Department of Transportation crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates ...
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A rally for the Lynden schools

A rally to support the Lynden School District bond, organized by Citizens for Lynden Schools, drew over 250 people to the local fairgrounds on Saturday. Entertainment included a bagpiper, students on unicycles, ...

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 ...