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Friday snow started Christmas break early

LYNDEN — Even with the snowplows out on city streets early Friday, school was cancelled in town and across Whatcom County, starting the two-week Christmas break one day early. The snow started falling ...

Investor joins Homestead Golf Course

LYNDEN — Bill Robins purchased Homestead’s golf course, restaurant and fitness center in May 2010 and revived the entire operation. He figured he could stand to have a little help now, over three years ...
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Community Immy Howard ending 23 years with Chamber

LYNDEN — Monday mornings. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Faithfully telling people about Lynden — in either Dutch or English, your choice — Immy Howard has served the Lynden Chamber of Commerce as a volunteer ...
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Lynden all lit up

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New seafood restaurant embraces quality, sustainability

LYNDEN — The Haworth family has a history of running seafood restaurants, but they hadn’t met a cod they love this much until opening Lynden’s JoFish Seafood & Grill and featuring Lynden’s ...

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 ...