Account formed to help fire victims

FERNDALE — The September house fire of Bob and Connie Nieuwendorp at 2985 Brown Rd. has led to a total loss of the house for the family. The Red Cross stepped in with initial assistance, but Paula Willand ...

Train show set for weekend

LYNDEN — The Lynden Lions Club’s 29th annual Train Show will fill the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds’ Henry Jansen Ag Building this weekend. With over 50,000 square feet of show space, it is one ...
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Two mountain roads will reopen this fall

WHATCOM — The path up into the Mount Baker high country will start to clear, as the National Forest Service plans to reopen Canyon Creek and Glacier Creek roads in October and November, respectively. ...
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What’s Lynden’s icon? And what does it say?

I love bridges and I certainly love the ambition that Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis shows in at least floating his idea about a suspension bridge allowing a trail to span Fishtrap Creek near Lynden City ...

Possible sighting of 2011 Lynden murder suspect

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office searched most of Monday for a man who fled from a routine traffic stop. Officers originally believed the Hispanic man on the run is 2011 Lynden murder ...

Manhunt is on in Ferndale for suspect of 2011 Lynden murder

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is  searching for possible 2011 Lynden murder suspect Salvador Rodriguez near Ferndale. Rodriguez is wanted for the November 2011 murder of Jesse Winchester ...

YMCA repairs will add up yearly

LYNDEN — The aging Lynden YMCA building is costing taxpayers extra money this year. The sucking of city money won’t stop anytime soon, either. With last November’s failure of a $9.5 million bond ...

Umpqua to take over Sterling Savings Bank

PORTLAND — By early next year, Umpqua Holdings Corp. will finish off a $2 billion transaction by purchasing Sterling Financial Corporation, including the Lynden Sterling Savings Bank location at 1794 ...

Lynden Mower closes its doors this month

LYNDEN — John VanWeerdhuizen has closed Lynden Mower after owning it for three years. The local owner closed this month for “personal reasons” and will finish cleaning up the 1842 Front St. store, ...

Suspending dreams: Grand bridge plans show vision

LYNDEN — This is the type of stuff engineers dream about. And the type of project that mayors conjure up as difference-makers for a city. While it may always remain a dream, Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis ...