Expect January unveil of Delft Square remake

LYNDEN — There hasn’t been a visual change yet at what used to be Delft Square, but that isn’t for lack of behind-the-scenes work. The design for a complete overhaul of the burnt and vacant shell ...
New State Route 539 lanes will widen the road and curve east toward Canada.

New Guide Meridian lanes near border will shift crossing location

State in negotiations on property acquisition LYNDEN — With design wrapped up, the Washington State Department of Transportation continues negotiating with affected landowners to secure right-of-way ...

City starts planning for new trail near Fisher Elementary

Trail extension will likely be ready in 2015 LYNDEN — Thanks to a federal grant of about $270,000, the city will have a new extension to the Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail, likely in summer 2015. The city is ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Lyndenites buy Dutch Village Mall

Plans include new tenants, site improvements and future growth LYNDEN — One of the first orders of business for the new owners of the Dutch Village Mall is to get that 72-foot-tall windmill moving again. ...
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Locals band together to help Africa

LYNDEN — The DeYoung & Roosma Construction warehouse in west Lynden was full of local residents on Saturday doing their own type of building: Building meal packages for orphans in Africa. The effort ...
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Kim Ryan leaving NCCTK church after 13 years to pursue mission work

LYNDEN — Longtime North County Christ the King church founding pastor Kim Ryan doesn’t know exactly what life beyond Lynden’s largest church looks like. But that’s what faith is all about, right? ...
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Dream fulfilled: Bike cross country

LYNDEN — Sara Schripsema “just kinda winged” her solo cross-country bicycle trip. That’s what you can do when you’re fulfilling a childhood dream. The 19-year-old Lyndenite realized a long-running ...
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Greenhouses ripped out at VanderGiessen Nursery

LYNDEN — The greenhouse at VanderGiessen Nursery built in 1938 just wasn’t cutting muster any longer. So the father-son duo of Alvin and David Vos ripped it out, right along with the greenhouse from ...

Where could a pot store even go?

LYNDEN — Even while a moratorium remains in place, the eventual potential homes for a retail marijuana outlet in Lynden are few. State rules require a marijuana store to be at least 1,000 feet away from ...

Median home sales price up nearly 5 percent in county

WHATCOM — Whatcom County home sales continued to rise sharply in this year’s third quarter while the county’s median sales price again achieved a modest gain, according to a real-estate report issued ...