Boy Scouts plan annual Christmas tree pick-up

LYNDEN — Lynden Boy Scouts Troop 28 will do its annual Christmas tree pick-up within city limits and at Bertranda Estates and Wiser Lake on Saturday, Jan. 5. Any trees placed at the curb before 8 a.m. ...

Taco Time raises $3,000 for Project Hope in one day

LYNDEN — On Dec. 18, the Taco Time Northwest restaurant hosted its second annual Project Hope benefit and raised $3,000 for the local food bank. “We’re proud to live and work in a community that ...
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Country star Hunter Hayes to play 2013 fair

LYNDEN — Rising star Hunter Hayes, who just received three Grammy nominations to go with his Country Music Association award as best New Artist of 2012, will perform at the 2013 Northwest Washington ...

Local police lose BP interpretation

WHATCOM — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced last week that the Border Patrol will no longer provide interpretation assistance in routine local law enforcement matters. But that practice ...

Open house for retiring chamber office manager Jeannie Rozeboom

LYNDEN — Jeannie Rozeboom is retiring as the office manager of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce after 14 years and the chamber will host an open house to bid her farewell from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday, ...

NEXUS lane hours make yet another change

SUMAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced additional modifications to the NEXUS program at the Sumas port of entry. Effective Dec. 14, the dedicated NEXUS-only lane now operates ...

Big bridal show coming to county on Jan. 6

BELLINGHAM — Northwest Washington’s largest wedding fashion show will be among the highlights on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the 20th annual Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo. Bridal Inspirations will run from ...

DeWaard & Bode donating proceeds of sales from recycled appliances

WHATCOM — DeWaard & Bode, owned by Lyndenite Jerry Roorda, has launched a program that will recycle used appliances with 100 percent of the proceeds being donated to nonprofit organizations in Whatcom ...

School board sees record nine applicants for open seat

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board met Saturday morning to discuss an unprecedented number of applications for an open board seat. Gary Vis, board president, is resigning his position effective Dec. 31, ...
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Animated Christmas: The best show in town

LYNDEN — Emerald Way isn’t a highly traveled road in town. Not many cul-de-sac streets are. But in December the traffic off Benson Road can make it tough for Ryan Mitchell even to pull into his own ...