Great Expectations moves to New Hope Center on B.C. Ave.

LYNDEN — The entire Christian Hope Association is under one roof at the New Hope Center at 205 S. British Columbia Ave. Christian Hope Association, which runs the Project Hope food bank, New Way Ministries ...

Local joins competition for Miss Pre-Teen Seattle

LYNDEN — Savonne Sterk of Lynden has been selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Seattle pageant on Saturday, Oct. 11. Sterk was accepted into the competition following an application and ...
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Furniture artist Greg Klassen a finalist in national Martha Stewart contest

LYNDEN — Local furniture designer and maker Greg Klassen has already met and been featured by Martha Stewart. Now he has the chance to win something from her. Klassen was selected as a finalist in Stewart’s ...

Lynden police looking for owners of lost TV

LYNDEN — On Tuesday, Sept. 23, at about 8:45 a.m., an off-duty Bellingham Police officer saw a 17-year-old walking along Depot Road with a television wrapped in a baby blanket. The juvenile was eventually ...
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LCHS athletic facilities to be rebuilt

LYNDEN — Roughly 13 years after ground was broken on Lynden Christian High School’s initial reconstruction phase, a fundraising effort is announced to get the third — and final — phase going in ...

State of the City address focuses on projects

LYNDEN — In what has turned into an annual event, a Lynden Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week included a State of the City address, updating chamber members on the host of projects happening within ...

State loans money to Lynden for downtown project

LYNDEN — Money loaned to Lynden from the state’s Department of Commerce will repair and replace sidewalks, curbs and gutters on Front and Fifth streets. The city also plans to improve the sewer lines ...

Lyla Tjoelker

Lyla Louise (McIvor) Tjoelker was born on April 3, 1930, in Kirkland, Washington, to David Lyle and Louise Margaret McIvor. Lyla passed away on Sept. 21, 2014, following a brief illness. The third of six ...
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New apartment building going up quickly in east Lynden

LYNDEN — A 20-unit apartment building with commercial space on the ground floor has started to change the landscape of east Lynden. Brothers Mike and Craig Engels sit about three months from completing ...

Van’s Plumbing & Electric moving into fire station

LYNDEN — Randy Smit, owner of Van’s Plumbing & Electric Inc., said he started glancing at the former fire station on 19th Street in October 2013. About a full year later, Smit will finish moving ...