Lynden Police Department hosting event to pull in unused prescription drugs

LYNDEN — The Lynden Police Department is joining a national Drug Enforcement Agency program to invite people to safely and securely dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. The event runs from ...

Planning Commission looks at home business rules

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 24, to discuss new occupancy permit rules for businesses located within residential zones. The new language added ...

SSK agents honored, added

LYNDEN — Snapper Shuler Kenner has announced that Tom Dorr earned his Accredited Advisor in Insurance Certification after a 30-week course. Jamie Baer received her life, medical and disability license ...
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A find from the ‘60s

LYNDEN — Cheryl Hicks, owner of Hats Off at 406 Front St., thought she had a basic remodel project on her hands. But once she took down a slat wall near the rear of her store, she saw a cement wall with ...

Furniture store gets familiar (new) tenant

LYNDEN — Gary Bode, owner of Lynden’s Colony House Furniture since he started it on Front Street in 1977, thought he’d walk a block down the street to see about renting the storefront windows of ...

Rud Browne outspending local candidates

WHATCOM — Of the eight Whatcom County Council candidates, no one has raised as much cash or spent as much as at-large candidate Rud Browne. The newcomer to county politics has raised total campaign contributions ...
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Fourplex to replace Grover St. house

LYNDEN — The 110-year-old house on the southeast corner of Grover and First streets will come down within a month to make room for a new fourplex. Fatdog Investments owners Randy and Jennifer Snider, ...

Husband-wife team to lead local organizations

WHATCOM — The husband-wife duo of Dan and Heather Powell will help shape the future of two of Whatcom County’s most community-minded nonprofits, as they have been named to head the Whatcom Family YMCA ...
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ELECTIONS: Whatcom County Council District 2: Ben Elenbaas

WHATCOM — Farmer Ben Elenbaas wants voters to know that voting local means choosing a candidate for Whatcom County Council’s District 2 position who will preserve Whatcom County and keep major decisions ...
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ELECTIONS: Whatcom County Council District 2: Ken Mann

WHATCOM — Speaking in a general sense, Whatcom County Council District 2 candidate Ken Mann believes in a clean environment, good jobs and safe neighborhoods. But the current councilmember is plenty ...