Teen walks out of mountain plane crash

MAZAMA, Washington — While Navy helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft scoured the mountains nearby for a missing private plane that never arrived in Lynden on Saturday, Autumn Veatch, 16, of Bellingam, ...

Search for plane due for Lynden will resume

Sunday’s aerial search for a small, private plane that never reached its Lynden destination will resume Monday morning. The plane, with three occupants including the owner/pilot, left Montana about 1 ...

Expect more sidewalk widening near Fisher

LYNDEN — The Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail will receive an upgrade east of Fisher Elementary School thanks to $300,000 earmarked for the project in the state’s capital budget. The money will be added to the ...

Funding will finish Riverview Road

LYNDEN — It has taken years of searching, but the City of Lynden finally has the financing lined up to complete Riverview Road from Hannegan Road to Seventh Street. As part of the state’s capital budget ...

State funding Bender Field upgrade voters fell short on

In November 2014 a majority of Lynden-area voters favored a bond for $1 million to build a new restroom facility and add parking to Bender Fields. But a 51-49 percent margin isn’t enough to pass a bond. ...

City rules limit watering to three days

LYNDEN — For those not sitting around in the evenings reading the Lynden Municipal Code — specifically section 13.04.300 — city officials want to remind citizens that rules do stipulate only three ...

Planning Commission recommends denial of all Vandenberg appeals in west Lynden

LYNDEN — After three days of hearings, comment and deliberations, the Lynden Planning Commission recommended denial of all the appeals brought forth by Dick Vandenberg regarding the West Main Street ...
Local students from Lalawigan, Philippines, learn to use a new water tower. (Courtesy photo by Tony Neal)

Lynden-area church sends locals to Philippines to install water towers

LYNDEN — Installing five sanitary water towers in tsunami-stricken regions of the Philippines wouldn’t have happened without a completely local effort. Led by Calvary Creekside, a church located east ...

Hot weather record-setting in June

LYNDEN — Depending on whom you want to believe, the temperature this Fourth of July and beyond could easily top 90 degrees. And whether you go with the National Weather Service’s conservative forecast ...

City rules limit each house to three days of watering a week

LYNDEN — For those not sitting around in the evenings reading the Lynden Municipal Code — specifically section 13.04.300 — city officials want to remind citizens that rules do stipulate only three ...