Is Lynden’s Christmas tree in your backyard?

LYNDEN — Maybe it was a former Christmas tree planted years ago or simply a tree that you’ve long felt had vast community Christmas tree potential. Either way, the Lynden Downtown Business Association ...
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Anti-gravity treadmill lifts rehab weight

LYNDEN — Trevor Ware, 30, went two years without walking, so it was an emotional time for his mom, Pam, when he took his first unassisted steps recently while on an anti-gravity treadmill. “The first ...

Whatcom Family YMCA looking for new CEO again

WHATCOM — Former Whatcom Family YMCA board member Bill Ziels knows how the YMCA runs. He will need to put that to quick use, stepping in as the organization’s interim CEO following the resignation ...

Lynden 2015 gun show on course despite passage of Initiative 594

MOUNT VERNON — Washington State Initiative 594 passed comfortably on Nov. 4, but what comes of the initiative remains up in the air, according to Victoria Gilbert, co-owner of Falcon Gun Shows and organizer ...
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Courtney Paton and Jeffrey Van Beek engagement

Courtney Paton of Lynden and Jeffrey Van Beek of Sumas announce their engagement and plans for a Jan. 17, 2015 wedding. Courtney is a daughter of Kristen and Rusty Reams of Lynden and Tony and Janine Paton ...

AmericanWest Bank to merge with Banner Bank

WALLA WALLA — AmericanWest Bank will merge into Banner Bank, allowing the two banks to operate under the Banner Bank brand, the two companies reported last week. Banner Bank, headquartered in Walla Walla ...

Retail center rezone hearing delayed

LYNDEN — Word was sent to 19th Street residents on Monday that the retail partner in the proposed North Sound Retail Center had pulled out, cancelling Thursday’s public hearing before the Lynden Planning ...

New retail center hearing Nov. 13

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission’s public hearing on a proposed rezone for the North Sound Retail Center is set for Thursday, Nov. 13. The applicants, Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers, ...
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First north Whatcom pot retail store open

WHATCOM — Having opened one of the first recreational marijuana stores in the state on July 10 in downtown Bellingham, 2020 Solutions has added a second store several miles north of Bellingham at 5655 ...
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Lynden Rodeo committee gives $35,000

BELLINGHAM — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo Tough Enough to Wear Pink Committee presented $35,000 to the PeaceHealth Cancer Care Center’s Dr. Jennie Crews last week. The money was raised locally through fundraising ...