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Neighborhood dispute sparks parking debate

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission will host a public hearing on Feb. 14 on a rule requiring businesses with off-street parking to use those parking spots. But this isn’t some procedural rule ...

Guide Insurance has purchased San Juan Insurance

LYNDEN — Guide Insurance now reaches beyond Lynden, having acquired San Juan Insurance and its office in Eastsound on Orcas Island from Eric Veldman. The Lynden-based insurance office, started by Joel ...

Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling tops 6 million pounds milestone in 2012

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling in 2012 topped more than 6 million pounds of materials, yard waste and food waste recycled by Whatcom County residents for the second consecutive year. ...

Nancy Elliott Sydnam tells life as pilot doctor

LYNDEN — Dr. Nancy Elliott Sydnam will return to Lynden on Wednesday, Jan. 30, to recount stories from her book, “Sideways Rain,” sharing about her decades as a pilot-doctor in the Aleutian Islands ...

Parts Warehouse buys former Alsum & Bode warehouse

LYNDEN — One man’s tight working quarters is another’s wide-open space. That describes upcoming moves for Al Kennedy’s Parts Warehouse and Brandon Rutledge’s Reco Branding Solutions. Some years ...
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Katie Cline – Jarrod Karuza wedding

Katie Cline and Jarrod Karuza were united in marriage on Aug. 11, 2012, at grandparents’ property on Lopez Island, with Rick Todd officiating. The bride is a daughter of Scott and Christine Cline of ...
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John Sauer – 90th birthday

John Sauer of Lynden celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday, Jan. 14, with family and friends at Meadow Greens, where he resides. He was born in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 14, 1923. John is a member of the ...
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Woman of the Year: Heidi Doornenbal

There are so many facets of the Jansen Art Center to focus on. Sure, you have the “tenacity” of its visionary founder and project leader, Heidi Jansen Doornenbal. But you also have the bevy of volunteers ...

Gun debate firing off in Lynden too

LYNDEN — The Falcon Productions Gun & Knife Show comes to Lynden four times each year. But people are taking a little more notice about the visit this Saturday and Sunday at the Northwest Washington ...
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New Congresswoman meets area farmers

EVERSON — Samson Estates Winery owner Rob Dhaliwal gave Rep. Suzan DelBene a tour of his Everson-area property this week. And then the Congresswoman for the new 1st District sat down with about 15 area ...