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Preferred Freezer ahead of schedule

1,000 cubic yard concrete pour planned for Thursday By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — It hasn’t taken long to start transforming a field ...
It’s the one remaining tree at the corner of Fifth and Front streets, but it won’t be there much longer as city revitalization happens quickly around the Waples Mercantile Building project in the next few weeks. The 30-foot tree pulls up curb and street and is in the way of utilities work and eventual bollards, bricks and, yes, new trees on the reconfigured four corners of the intersection, said the city’s Mark Sandal. The tree has special meaning for immediately adjacent Dickson Medical Clinic, however, as it was there when the clinic started and the Dicksons think it could be preserved. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

The shaping of downtown Lynden

Drizzle signs on to Waples Building Third Bellingham-based business choosing Lynden as expansion By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ...
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Dutch Village Mall taking shape

Friends Janna Faber and Shayna Kuik and dog Keera walk Monday near the Dutch Village Mall renovation. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Perfectly Paired coming as windmill gets new roof, stone base, courtyard By ...

Neighbor appeals Preferred Freezer permits to city

Site work expected to remain ongoing through appeals process, however By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — Dick Vandenberg ...

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.   After ...
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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 ...

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, ...