Picket Fences sees wild growth in its first year

LYNDEN — With nearly 500 consignors and about a dozen artisans packing full the home furnishings and decor shop of Melissa Young’s Picket Fences at 109 Third St., every visit is like a treasure hunt, ...

Doyle ‘Shorty’ Kortlever

Doyle Hugo “Shorty” Kortlever, age 79, of Lynden, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Doyle proudly served his country as a Marine during the Korean War. He worked for the Ford Motor Company in ...
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NW Ballet offers ‘The Nutcracker’ at NVHS on Saturday

EVERSON — The Northwest Ballet Theatre will bring its “fully-staged production” of “The Nutcracker” to Nooksack Valley High School at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. A cast of 100 dancers, under ...

Lighting up the season in Lynden

There is a joy found when light pierces darkness. Maybe that is just one reason why so many of us — myself happily included — love to soak in the festiveness of Christmas lights. They delight us on ...
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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 ...