Border Patrol agent involved in deadly shooting near Sumas

SUMAS — An unidentified man was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent Thursday afternoon on Kneuman Road west of Sumas.   The agency reports that the agent was involved in a confrontation ...

LPD: Beware of newest scam phone calls

LYNDEN — Phone calls to Lynden residents warning of a threat of arrest if the call receiver doesn’t send money to the IRS or U.S. Treasury should be ignored and treated as a scam, according to John ...

Conservation District still counting ballots

LYNDEN — Thousands of absentee ballots have made determining the winner of a Whatcom Conservation District board of supervisors race between incumbent Larry Helm and challenger Joy Monjure a bit more ...

Howard Kooiman

  Howard Abram Kooiman, age 82, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Manhattan, Montana, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.   Howard was born in Redlands, California, on Oct. 9, 1932, a son of Herman ...

James Hill

  A celebration of life will be held for James “Jim” Hill, age 81, who died on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Services will be held on Friday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in First ...
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Lyncs make magical run

  YAKIMA — Even Lynden Christian head coach Roger De Boer was stunned.   As the Lyncs headed to the locker room with a 20-point halftime lead over defending state champion Zillah in the state ...

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.” ...