Lynden edges Ferndale as fastest growing city in county

WHATCOM — At the current rate, Lynden will continue to stay ahead of Ferndale in terms of total population. But, again, just barely. The U.S. Census Bureau released 2012 figures, showing Lynden’s jump ...

Expect tons of tractors during June 1 Farmers Day Parade

LYNDEN — Tractors, tractors and more tractors will lead off the 2013 Farmers Day Parade. The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association has been named the grand marshal for the June 1 parade ...

NEXUS lane times change again in Sumas

SUMAS — The operating times for the NEXUS lane at the Sumas port of entry will change again on June 10. The dedicated lane will operate only between 8 and 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. But for those ...
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‘Cinderella’ performances upcoming

BELLINGHAM — Northwest Ballet Theatre, with over a dozen Lynden-area participants, will present “Cinderella” on Saturday and Sunday in the Mount Baker Theatre. In 2003, the local theater premiered ...
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Skagit bridge fix could be mid-June

SKAGIT — Even as the National Transportation Safety Board continues investigating the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge collapse, Washington State Department of Transportation officials have announced ...

Mark, Mouche advance for Lynden and LC still in team title hunt

The first day of the 1A and 2A state golf tournaments took Whatcom County golfers south on Tuesday, setting up final-day dramatics on Wednesday. 2A boys at Chambers Bay Three Lynden golfers shot within ...

Define Laser MediSpa opens in Lynden

LYNDEN — Although they are popular in Europe, Lynden’s Laurel Fishbook has started what is only Washington state’s third laser liposuction treatment facility here. Define Laser MediSpa, which opened ...
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Circling around roundabouts

LYNDEN — To say that in 2009 Whatcom County residents were skeptical of roundabouts puts it mildly. Some folks were downright terrified of navigating a circular traffic set-up, complete with acceleration, ...

Popular Mt. Baker access route closed off

GLACIER — Without funding there’s no way of telling when the now-closed Glacier Creek Road — the only access to Heliotrope Ridge and the main Mt. Baker climbing route — can get repaired and reopened, ...
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Small plane crashes at Lynden Airport

A 79-year-old Bellingham-based pilot on his final approach into the Lynden Airport crashed on Thursday evening. As the pilot headed west toward the Depot Road airport, the sun glared in his eyes at about ...