Funding will finish Riverview Road

LYNDEN — It has taken years of searching, but the City of Lynden finally has the financing lined up to complete Riverview Road from Hannegan Road to Seventh Street. As part of the state’s capital budget ...

State funding Bender Field upgrade voters fell short on

In November 2014 a majority of Lynden-area voters favored a bond for $1 million to build a new restroom facility and add parking to Bender Fields. But a 51-49 percent margin isn’t enough to pass a bond. ...

City rules limit watering to three days

LYNDEN — For those not sitting around in the evenings reading the Lynden Municipal Code — specifically section 13.04.300 — city officials want to remind citizens that rules do stipulate only three ...

Planning Commission recommends denial of all Vandenberg appeals in west Lynden

LYNDEN — After three days of hearings, comment and deliberations, the Lynden Planning Commission recommended denial of all the appeals brought forth by Dick Vandenberg regarding the West Main Street ...
Local students from Lalawigan, Philippines, learn to use a new water tower. (Courtesy photo by Tony Neal)

Lynden-area church sends locals to Philippines to install water towers

LYNDEN — Installing five sanitary water towers in tsunami-stricken regions of the Philippines wouldn’t have happened without a completely local effort. Led by Calvary Creekside, a church located east ...

Hot weather record-setting in June

LYNDEN — Depending on whom you want to believe, the temperature this Fourth of July and beyond could easily top 90 degrees. And whether you go with the National Weather Service’s conservative forecast ...

City rules limit each house to three days of watering a week

LYNDEN — For those not sitting around in the evenings reading the Lynden Municipal Code — specifically section 13.04.300 — city officials want to remind citizens that rules do stipulate only three ...

YWAM adds worship event to Razz Fest

LYNDEN — Nothing kicks off a new Youth With a Mission (YWAM) base quite like getting the group’s founder, Loren Cunningham, to speak.   As YWAM continues its plans to create a base in Lynden, the ...

Lynden 2005 grad hitting the business world big in San Diego

LYNDEN — Derek Barclay knows failure. But now he fully understands success. The 2005 Lynden High School graduate, who now lives in San Diego, has created LoanHero, which recently raised $21.7 million ...

Overflow taphouse coming to Waples Building this fall

Three entrepreneurs join forces in love of craft beer LYNDEN — Over a few drinks — what else? — a group of friends hatched the idea of a local taphouse. That idea brewed into Overflow, which will ...