Front Street bicycle vs. vehicle accident results in trip to hospital

There were no serious accidents in a bicycle versus vehicle accident at the intersection of Front and Sixth streets in downtown Lynden on Tuesday afternoon. Two boys, ages approximately 8 and 11, were ...

Shaving it off for Relay For Life

LYNDEN — Nothing adds a new wrinkle to a fundraising challenge like adding in a few athletes. Once cancer turns personal, the amount of buy-in for a Relay For Life event increases. By mixing in some ...
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A sky-high treehouse

LYNDEN — Nate Korthuis has always wanted a treehouse. So he built a fancy version in Lynden. Fifty-six feet off the ground and with views of the Salish Sea islands. Not surprisingly, Korthuis’ project ...

Miss Lynden Rodeo hosting taco dinner event Thursday

LYNDEN — Miss Lynden Rodeo for 2013 is Lauren Wilfer, and she will travel hundreds of miles this year across Washington and into Oregon representing the Aug. 23-24 Lynden PRCA Rodeo. As a fundraiser ...

Parade entry applications available for Farmers Day Parade

LYNDEN — The Lynden Farmers Day Parade, set for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, is now open for entry applications. Applications can be obtained at the Lynden Chamber of Commerce office at 518 Front ...

A Gift of Dance continues competition schedule

LYNDEN — A performance team from A Gift of Dance earned the title “best emotional performance” out of 53 dances at the Starbound Competition in Seattle in mid-April. The team consists of Grace Kimbley, ...

Flora offers winning ad designer $10,000

LYNDEN — Flora Inc.’s provocative advertising campaign has turned heads nationally and now the locally based company offers the public a chance to get clever and have a chance to win $10,000 in the ...

Police: Watch for pedestrians while driving

LYNDEN — The Lynden Police Department has received an increased number of complaints about drivers failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, resulting in near-misses. John Billester, deputy chief, ...
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Treating our water

LYNDEN — The apparent low bidder for the planned new Lynden water treatment plant has come in about $2 million below the engineer’s estimate, opening up a path for construction of the new plant to ...
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Lynden adds new police officer

LYNDEN — For the Lynden Police Department’s first additional officer since 2004, it worked out to hire Jeremy Freeman, a 12-year veteran of the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. Freeman, who started ...