RadioShack bankruptcy not a big issue for Lloyd’s Electronics

LYNDEN — Following last week’s announcement of RadioShack Corp.’s bankruptcy, Todd Likkel, owner of Lloyd’s Electronics in Lynden’s Fairway Center, said the authorized RadioShack dealer will ...

Long-term lane closure starts on highway east of Maple Falls

MAPLE FALLS — The Mt. Baker Highway four miles east of Maple Falls has been reduced to one lane by the Washington State Department of Transportation for a “long-term” fix to the highway.   The ...
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Married 75 years, from secret start

  LYNDEN ­— Not only did Kenneth Gundel take Peggy across a state line in a blizzard to marry her — but they then kept it a secret from almost everyone for four months.   That’s because ...

Dorothy Assink

  Dorothy Assink was born on Nov. 27, 1927, in South Dakota, to Henry and Jennie (Vander Molen) Kuiken and passed away peacefully in St. Joseph Hospital of Bellingham on Jan. 27, 2015.   She was ...

Walter Creasey

  Walter R. Creasey, age 80, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 25, 2015, at his Silver Lake home.   He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Darlene; children Walter Jr., Jennifer, Barry and Shawn; ...

WSDOT files $17M suit in bridge collapse

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Transportation has filed a $17 million lawsuit to recoup the costs of response and repair from the 2013 over-height vehicle collision that caused a portion ...
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Tractor Supply Co. filling former Cost Cutter building

LYNDEN — The long-standing question of what will go into the former Cost Cutter building at 19th and Front streets has an answer: Tractor Supply Company.   The Tennessee-based company with nearly ...
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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Dick Decima: Exacting efficiency for the multiple good of the community

There was a little smile on Dick Decima’s face when he explained how the Washington Heritage Register officials told him they had never before seen an application quite like the one he helped submit ...

Customs moves Trusted Traveler center; ribbon-cutting Thursday

CUSTER — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Canada Border Services Agency will hold a ribbon-cutting opening ceremony for their newly relocated joint Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center.   The ...

Problem wall delays 401 Front St. project

LYNDEN — This is a problem when buildings are well over 100 years old.   The bricks and mortar that form the common wall between the condemned 401 Front St. building and adjoining Dutch Mothers Family ...