Boys & Girls Club planning for future

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Boys & Girls Club is “in no way, shape or form prepared to move forward on a capital project” in Lynden at this time, said Kim Grams, the county organization’s chief ...

3rd Street Massage & Skin Care hosting open house

LYNDEN — Marla Raske and Tiffany Elmquist took massage and skin care matters into their own hands a year ago, creating 3rd Street Massage & Skin Care. And now it is time to celebrate. The duo, who ...

Meeting set for hopeful Miss Rodeo contestants

LYNDEN — An informational meeting for potential contestants in the Miss Lynden Rodeo Pageant is scheduled for Thursday, March 27, in Lynden. The mandatory meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in Peoples Place ...

Four four-plexes planned for Kok Rd.

LYNDEN — A plan to build four four-plex units south of Kok Road put forth by Lyndenites Byron Kooy and Irv Timmerman comes into the city as straightforward as possible for a project of its size. The ...

Planning Commission wants Bogaard Meadows project to prove flood mitigation

LYNDEN — When owners Gordy and Janice Bogaard first presented the residential development Bogaard Meadows to the city’s planning department in August 2013, Amy Harksell, the city’s planning director, ...

Bosman sells previously leased gas stations to Reisner

WHATCOM — Reisner Distributor has exercised an option to purchase four county gasoline stations from Bosman Family LLC, led by John Bosman, and Western Biomass Services. Bosman sold his fuel company ...

Dan Dykstra takes truck repair service full time

LYNDEN — Dan Dykstra decided to “jump on the opportunity and go for it,” turning his D&D Custom Service truck and heavy equipment repair business into a full-time venture on April 1. D&D ...

Fans choose, hopefully, final 2014 fair act

LYNDEN — Fans of the Northwest Washington Fair want to see Pentatonix perform. That was the overwhelming response on the fair’s Facebook site last week after asking fans to choose between five different ...

Verna Koehn

Verna Mae Koehn, age 91, of Lynden, went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Lynden Manor. She was born on Oct. 8, 1922, in Corn, Okla., to Cornelius D. and Esther A. (Kiehn) Reimer. ...

Klassen to display furniture in well-known NYC show

LYNDEN — Local furniture artist Greg Klassen will show his handcrafted furniture at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show to be held at Pier 94 in New York City March 20-23. The show is where the ...