Planning Commission looks at home business rules

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 24, to discuss new occupancy permit rules for businesses located within residential zones. The new language added ...

SSK agents honored, added

LYNDEN — Snapper Shuler Kenner has announced that Tom Dorr earned his Accredited Advisor in Insurance Certification after a 30-week course. Jamie Baer received her life, medical and disability license ...
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A find from the ‘60s

LYNDEN — Cheryl Hicks, owner of Hats Off at 406 Front St., thought she had a basic remodel project on her hands. But once she took down a slat wall near the rear of her store, she saw a cement wall with ...

Furniture store gets familiar (new) tenant

LYNDEN — Gary Bode, owner of Lynden’s Colony House Furniture since he started it on Front Street in 1977, thought he’d walk a block down the street to see about renting the storefront windows of ...

Rud Browne outspending local candidates

WHATCOM — Of the eight Whatcom County Council candidates, no one has raised as much cash or spent as much as at-large candidate Rud Browne. The newcomer to county politics has raised total campaign contributions ...
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Fourplex to replace Grover St. house

LYNDEN — The 110-year-old house on the southeast corner of Grover and First streets will come down within a month to make room for a new fourplex. Fatdog Investments owners Randy and Jennifer Snider, ...

Husband-wife team to lead local organizations

WHATCOM — The husband-wife duo of Dan and Heather Powell will help shape the future of two of Whatcom County’s most community-minded nonprofits, as they have been named to head the Whatcom Family YMCA ...
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ELECTIONS: Whatcom County Council District 2: Ben Elenbaas

WHATCOM — Farmer Ben Elenbaas wants voters to know that voting local means choosing a candidate for Whatcom County Council’s District 2 position who will preserve Whatcom County and keep major decisions ...
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ELECTIONS: Whatcom County Council District 2: Ken Mann

WHATCOM — Speaking in a general sense, Whatcom County Council District 2 candidate Ken Mann believes in a clean environment, good jobs and safe neighborhoods. But the current councilmember is plenty ...

Ferndale manhunt wasn’t actually for Lynden murder suspect

WHATCOM — The Monday, Sept. 23, manhunt near Ferndale for 2011 Lynden murder suspect Salvador Rodriguez likely wasn’t a hunt for the fugitive after all. When a passenger bolted from a vehicle during ...