Lynden Door opening Collaboratory Center downtown

LYNDEN — One of Lynden’s largest businesses will soon have a downtown presence, with Lynden Door planning a “Collaboratory Center” on Front Street.   John Ridder, Lynden Door senior vice president, ...

Lynden Planning Commission has vacancy

LYNDEN — Amy Harksell, city planning director, is searching for a Lynden resident to serve on the Planning Commission.   Don Galloway recently resigned — and was officially recognized by the mayor ...
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February not warmest ever, but mighty close

CLEARBROOK — So maybe the February we just lived through wasn’t the warmest one on record, but it wasn’t far off.   With an average high temperature of 53.5 degrees, according to the official ...
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Avenue Bread to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Teri Treat, co-owner of the coming Waples Mercantile Building in the former Delft Square location, has announced the signing of Avenue Bread as the revitalized building’s “premier tenant.” ...
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Running a Bond: State would pay for over 27 percent of overall project

LYNDEN — Dollar signs tell a story too. The money portion ultimately defines a bond.   Just how does the proposed $48 million Lynden School District bond break down? And just how does it compare ...
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Car fire sparks downtown

LYNDEN — An odd sight greeted Monday morning commuters through downtown Lynden: A burnt-out BMW sitting unattended in the city parking lot at Front and Seventh streets.   But the vehicle was attended ...

Dorothy Russell

  Dorothy Lorraine Russell, 97, formerly of Everson, passed peacefully on Feb. 14, 2015, at Willow Grove Nursing home in Spokane.   She was born on Aug. 25, 1917, in Ferndale to Guy and Goldie ...

Two more Woods Coffee openings coming

LYNDEN — After opening its first Skagit County location on College Way in Mount Vernon at the end of 2014, Lynden-based The Woods Coffee has announced that its next location will be next to Costco in ...

Haggen starts massive acquisition/rebrand

BELLINGHAM — Haggen has started the process of converting 145 Albertsons and Safeway stores throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona to the Haggen brand in February.   But don’t ...
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CHCC expanding facilities with adult day health center

LYNDEN — Wayne Steenbock, Christian Health Care Center administrator, said that adult day health is the future of health care. CHCC sets itself up for the future with the planned Northwest Adult Day ...