North Sound Retail Center officially dead

LYNDEN — Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers have officially pulled their Lynden North Sound Retail Center zoning amendment application, ending, yet again, a likely effort to place a Fred Meyer ...
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Miniature Lynden under the moonlight

LYNDEN — The annual Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade went off under clear skies on Saturday evening, Dec. 6, with streets packed in the historic downtown business district and near Fairway Center. Judges ...

Local NFL players combine to remake Ferndale fitness center

FERNDALE — The Locker Room opened Monday in the former Thrive Fitness space on Ferndale’s Main Street, now boasting the expertise of two of Whatcom County’s professional athletes: Jake Locker and ...
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Renovated inn next for Dutch Village Mall

LYNDEN — Already Elements Hospitality has made its mark in the newly forming Dutch Village Mall. Next, the hotel renovation company behind the makeover will put its efforts into remaking and restarting ...

Museum wrestles with gun law

LYNDEN — After state voters approved Initiative 594 in November, Lynden Pioneer Museum Director Troy Luginbill worried about one thing: cost. Under the new law, which goes into effect Dec. 4, even private ...

Rita Koehler

Rita Koehler, 94, of Sumas, died on Oct. 30, 2014, in PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham after a short illness. Born in Three Forks, Montana, to James and Maggie (Van Diest) Posthumus, Rita ...

No new date for retail center public hearing

LYNDEN — Powell Development put a stop to the public hearing on the North Sound Retail Center that had been scheduled for Nov. 13. Now it remains in the court of the development company whether that ...

Is Lynden’s Christmas tree in your backyard?

LYNDEN — Maybe it was a former Christmas tree planted years ago or simply a tree that you’ve long felt had vast community Christmas tree potential. Either way, the Lynden Downtown Business Association ...
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Anti-gravity treadmill lifts rehab weight

LYNDEN — Trevor Ware, 30, went two years without walking, so it was an emotional time for his mom, Pam, when he took his first unassisted steps recently while on an anti-gravity treadmill. “The first ...

Whatcom Family YMCA looking for new CEO again

WHATCOM — Former Whatcom Family YMCA board member Bill Ziels knows how the YMCA runs. He will need to put that to quick use, stepping in as the organization’s interim CEO following the resignation ...