Lynden Chamber’s Cashback Program has generated $12.9 million in sales

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce Community Cashback program, created in 1998 to encourage local shopping while supporting local nonprofit organizations, ended 2013 with $12.95 million in local ...
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Lynden school bond facing failure, again

LYNDEN — In the end, nearly 58 percent approval simply isn’t enough to pass a $46 million Lynden School District bond to build new middle and elementary schools. Bonds need 60 percent approval to pass. ...

Rodeo to be on Tue. and Wed.

LYNDEN — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo is expecting more of the country’s top professional cowboys and cowgirls for 2014 competition by moving to a pair of midweek dates, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 12-13. ...

January was drier than average

LYNDEN — A late run of January precipitation helped the month approach the historical average, but January was still a nearly 1.5 inches drier than normal. At 4.36 inches of rainfall during the 31-day ...

Tenmile Creek clean water project meeting on Feb. 12

LAUREL — The public is invited to attend the next meeting of the Tenmile Creek Clean Water Project. The agenda for the next meeting, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at BelleWood Acres, 6140 ...

Posing the questions that must be asked

LYNDEN — Harkening back to January 2013, we printed a list of 13 things we’d like to see locally in 2013. Some were far-fetched. Some were attainable. But how did it go? Every list starts somewhere ...
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Trail camera catches cougar roaming near Nooksack

NOOKSACK — Fred and Cindy Vos thought they saw a bobcat roaming the trees behind their Sorenson Road home. Chuck Kleinhesselink, who lives on Alm Road adjoining the Vos land, thought the potential sighting ...

Lynden traffic fines increased in 2013

LYNDEN — Maybe it’s the wide, empty Lynden streets or even some not-so-rule-following drivers, but the city’s municipal court fines — fees paid to the city largely from traffic violations — spiked ...

Former Rite Aid space in Towne Plaza available in November 2014

LYNDEN — Even as more space on the west side of the 127,859-square-foot Lynden Towne Plaza has come vacant, property owner Ennen Brothers Partnership continues to renew leases with tenants in the rest ...

Alena Kok

Alena Kok passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2014, at the age of 84 in the Christian Health Care Center following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born on Dec. 8, 1929, to James and ...