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 ...
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Report: Housing market slowly on the way up

WHATCOM — Bellingham housing sales showed solid gains in numbers and price during this year’s first quarter, leading to increases for all of Whatcom County. First-quarter home sales in Bellingham soared ...

North Cascades Highway snow clearing begins

TWISP — Work has started on clearing State Route 20 (North Cascades Highway) of snow, with a goal of opening it by the first weekend in May. Washington State Department of Transportation crews may even ...

Western clothing store opens on Guide north of Pole Road

LYNDEN — Cattlelac Cowgirl, a clothing store with a western twist, has opened at 6934 Guide Meridian Rd. north of Pole Road. Owner and consultant Shelly Crabtree said she is a “cowgirl who saw the ...

Jansen Art Center to celebrate opening of two-month-long Spring Showcase on April 19

LYNDEN — The Jansen Art Center’s new Spring Showcase will cover almost every wall in the building. Running April 10 through June 27, the work includes the media of painting, tile art, wood carving, ...