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Giant tree lights Saturday

LYNDEN — At about 24 feet, Lynden’s new community Christmas tree will put a vertical punctuation on Saturday’s Lighted Christmas Parade. In a first-time event, the Downtown Business Association will ...

Edith Fischer

Edith Grace Fischer lost her long and hard battle with cancer at her home in Lynden on Nov. 20, 2013. She was born in Darrington, Wash., on Dec. 30, 1926, to William and Rachel Beebe. Edith, with husband ...
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Mt. Baker Ski Area enjoys pre-Thanksgiving opening

MOUNT BAKER — The Mt. Baker Ski Area opened a full week before Thanksgiving — pay no mind to the fact that Thanksgiving was as late as possible this year — a good start to what forecasters say will ...

Project Hope takes over Angel Tree program

LYNDEN — Amidst serving 300 families with special Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, Project Hope has also taken on the popular Lynden Angel Tree tradition this year, providing toys and food to at-need ...

Originals by Chad booming, launches high-end gift pack

LYNDEN — The closure of two established Bellingham jewelry stores in 2013 has shifted plenty of new work to Lynden’s Originals By Chad. To celebrate the new business, the shop has started a new high-end ...

A Project Hope helper and receiver

LYNDEN — Charlotte Pease had volunteered at Project Hope off and on for a couple of years, bringing her children along to stock shelves and load boxes during food drives. She never thought she might ...
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A hot dog-styled visit in Lynden

The Wienermobile from Oscar Mayer, one of six that travels the nation, made a stop in Lynden last week. On Friday (as seen here) it was outside The Food Pavilion and Saturday outside of Safeway. This version ...

Topic: How to join two state routes at Kendall

KENDALL — The Washington State Department of Transportation wants public input on just how to improve the intersection of the Mount Baker Highway (SR 542) and Kendall Road (SR 547). A public open house ...

Faith Community Church a drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child donation boxes

LYNDEN — Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, is ramping up as Lynden residents prepare to collect more than 1,200 gift-filled shoeboxes during National Collection ...
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Rodeo folded into fair

LYNDEN — After nine years as a stand-alone event operated by the Northwest Washington Fair, the Lynden PRCA Rodeo will now be part of the fair, showcased as the main grandstand draw on the fair’s Friday ...