Riverview will finally connect Hannegan to Sixth St.

LYNDEN — Long planned but without funding, Riverview Road is finally in concrete planning by the city of Lynden. Completed, it will create a new connection between Hannegan Road and Sixth Street south ...

Full year of construction ahead for plant

LYNDEN — Crews building Lynden’s new water treatment plant have spent plenty of time below ground, but the public will start to see work rise above the surface this spring as IMCO Construction continues ...

More Lynden trail connections planned

LYNDEN — Expect plenty of trail-related activity surrounding Fisher Elementary School in the next two years. With the city already securing a state grant to construct trail — which will eventually ...

Vera Thistle

Vera Thistle, 93, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in the presence of her loving family. She was born to Wesley and Laura Bliven in Little Woody, Saskatchewan. Moving to ...

State still buying Guide right-of-way

WHATCOM — The Washington State Department of Transportation is still buying right-of-way along Guide Meridian Road in Lynden, hopeful the state highway can be widened in the future. Original Guide widening ...
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1 dress, 3 weddings, 50 years

LYNDEN — When Patti Hoksbergen wore her wedding dress in 1964, 50 years ago, she had no idea it would be used again. And again. In 1989, Jodi Sparber, Patti’s daughter, donned the dress. On Saturday, ...

Drug tests show spike in pot use

WHATCOM — Local drug testing shows a spike in marijuana use, a trend that also discloses plenty of confusion about the new state law, said Rich Bosman, owner of Lynden-based Bostec, a drug-testing company ...
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New StoryWalk project coming to Lynden City Park

LYNDEN — The Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail and the trees in City Park will get a bit more colorful — and wordy — this May if the Lynden Library’s StoryWalk project comes to fruition. Tina Bixby, Lynden ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Dutch Village Mall improvements coming

LYNDEN — In the spirit of the Dutch Village Mall’s beginnings, one of Lynden’s original landmark properties will retain its Dutch-like feel throughout a massive renovation and return to offering ...

Local churches open doors tonight for Christmas Eve services

LYNDEN — In celebration of Christmas, a variety of local churches are opening their doors today, Christmas Eve, for special services. And some are doing it more than once. The following is a list of ...