Finishing touches in progress are concrete crosswalks and striping. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

The remaking of Front Street downtown

Finishing touches in progress are concrete crosswalks and striping. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — The final major street closure as part of the city’s Front and Fifth streets project wraps ...

Lynden, county rat population on the rise

LYNDEN — Rats have turned into an official point of discussion within the city of Lynden. Following a City Council Public Works Committee meeting that heard about the growing problem, the city now plans ...

Ralph Burger

  Ralph A. Burger, of Lynden, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the age of 87.   Ralph was born on Jan. 6, 1928, in Lynden to John and Anna (Haveman) Burger. He had two brothers and ...

Whatcom Farmers Co-op finalizes merger with CHS

LYNDEN — The producing members of Whatcom Farmers Co-op (WFC) voted and the WFC board of directors has approved a merger of WFC with CHS Inc.   As a result, WFC will become part of a newly formed ...
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Photo from Appel Farms in state traveling exhibit

  WHATCOM ­— A photo taken by Ruth Appel at Appel Farms of Ferndale is currently featured in the Washington State Convention Center’s special exhibit, “Harvest: The Bounty of Washington” ...
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Wreckage of plane found on Twin Sisters Mountain

WHATCOM — The wreckage of a small, private plane was located on Twin Sisters Mountain on Wednesday by the Washington State Department of Transportation and volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol.   Searchers ...

Kevin Riley

  Kevin Barry Riley of Lynden was born on March 2, 1936, to Jack and Barbara (Walsh) Riley in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. He passed away on June 27, 2015, at the age of 79.   Kevin attended Vancouver ...

Baker Lake fire contained to one acre last week

WHATCOM — By wildfire status, a one-acre fire doesn’t prove spectacular in size, but the threat of a fire on the east shoreline of Baker Lake in the Mount Baker-Snoqaulmie National Forest was snuffed ...

Young Everson woman found dead in Snohomish County

LAKE STEVENS — The cause and manner of death of a young Everson woman found dead are still pending, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.   The body of Stephanie S. Kensigner, 22, ...

Elements Hospitality opens mini golf for Razz

LYNDEN — Elements Hospitality will host both the Make Jesus Famous event that caps the Northwest Raspberry Festival in downtown Lynden on Saturday and open the Dutch Village Mall basement for free mini ...