Pot-growing applications sprouting up throughout area

WHATCOM — While the nearest marijuana retail applicant to the city of Lynden is on Pole Road, there are still four applicants near Lynden hoping to produce marijuana under the state’s new rules. The ...

Main St. bridge to open in late January

LYNDEN — As snow fell on Friday morning, crews hoping to finish off the new Main Street bridge before Jan. 1 were put on hold. Mark Sandal, Lynden Public Works programs coordinator, said it will now ...
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Friday snow started Christmas break early

LYNDEN — Even with the snowplows out on city streets early Friday, school was cancelled in town and across Whatcom County, starting the two-week Christmas break one day early. The snow started falling ...

Investor joins Homestead Golf Course

LYNDEN — Bill Robins purchased Homestead’s golf course, restaurant and fitness center in May 2010 and revived the entire operation. He figured he could stand to have a little help now, over three years ...
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Community Immy Howard ending 23 years with Chamber

LYNDEN — Monday mornings. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Faithfully telling people about Lynden — in either Dutch or English, your choice — Immy Howard has served the Lynden Chamber of Commerce as a volunteer ...
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Lynden all lit up

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New seafood restaurant embraces quality, sustainability

LYNDEN — The Haworth family has a history of running seafood restaurants, but they hadn’t met a cod they love this much until opening Lynden’s JoFish Seafood & Grill and featuring Lynden’s ...

Picket Fences sees wild growth in its first year

LYNDEN — With nearly 500 consignors and about a dozen artisans packing full the home furnishings and decor shop of Melissa Young’s Picket Fences at 109 Third St., every visit is like a treasure hunt, ...

Doyle ‘Shorty’ Kortlever

Doyle Hugo “Shorty” Kortlever, age 79, of Lynden, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Doyle proudly served his country as a Marine during the Korean War. He worked for the Ford Motor Company in ...
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NW Ballet offers ‘The Nutcracker’ at NVHS on Saturday

EVERSON — The Northwest Ballet Theatre will bring its “fully-staged production” of “The Nutcracker” to Nooksack Valley High School at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. A cast of 100 dancers, under ...