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 ...
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Wayne Brink says its time to put the spatula away

LYNDEN — Wayne Brink’s professional career can be broken into about decade-long chunks. Now it’s time for the pharmacist’s latest move: retirement. Brink, who took over Parker’s Drug Store in ...

Friday is Bike to Work And School Day here

WHATCOM — Each year, over 10,000 Whatcom County residents walk or bike to their Friday destinations as part of the annual Bike To Work And School Day. Expect the same this Friday, May 17. With about ...

Hats Off expanding to Burlington

BURLINGTON — Lynden’s Hats Off has opened a second location in Burlington. The new Hats Off location, which opened on May 1 at 145 Cascade Place, will feature business and team uniforms or spirit wear ...
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OPINION: There’s nothing like quacking as a duck

Let me give you a hint: Those little quacker noisemakers they try to sell you before you get on the Ride the Ducks of Seattle do have a certain level of annoyance to them, but, boy, are they a hoot if ...

Downtown beautification remakes Fifth and Front street intersection

LYNDEN — If you looked at the right time last week, you could see well-known downtown Lynden businessmen doing a little something different outside their storefronts: laying paver stones and planting ...

Lynden Noon Kiwanis celebrates 50th anniversary

LYNDEN — The local community now has 50 years of Kiwanis service to be thankful for. The Lynden Noon Kiwanis Club, which started out simply as Lynden Kiwanis before a breakfast club split apart as its ...

Expect tractors aplenty for 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 ...

Two separate restaurants emerge from Homestead space

LYNDEN — Two different restaurants, Steakhouse 9 and Bistro 9, will fill the dining void at Homestead Golf & Country Club. Both restaurants are located above the course’s clubhouse at 115 E. Homestead ...