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Matt Martin memorial fundraiser June 28

LYNDEN — Looking back on the life of his brother Matt Martin, Andrew Martin remembers how quickly Matt was willing to lend a helping hand. Now, the local community can celebrate Matt’s memory by doing ...
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PHOTOS: ‘Despicable Me’ Minions best in parade

  LYNDEN — The 2014 Farmers Day Parade had about 100 entries, with the Best in Parade title a tie between the Despicable Me Minions entered by Jamie Fairbanks and the Tough Enough to Wear Pink entry. ...
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A blue, purple and green goodbye

Lynden Christian, Lynden and Nooksack Valley all held graduations on either Thursday or Friday, June 5-6…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe Now

Hitler quotes printed in Lynden High yearbook

LYNDEN — Lynden School District administrators are trying to determine how three quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler made it into Lynden High School’s annual yearbook as senior quotes. “We have a process ...

Lynden firm to remodel county courthouse

WHATCOM -— Two Lynden firms will be doing work for the county, following County Council action on Tuesday, June 3. Faber Construction was awarded the $949,310 job of renovating the County Courthouse ...

Tea Party flag waving June 14

WHATCOM — Whatcom Tea Party members will wave the American flag on freeway overpasses throughout the county on Saturday, June 14. The target time will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. However, people are encouraged ...

Wyoming group supporting GPT 

WHATCOM -— A bipartisan Wyoming delegation led by the executive director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority was scheduled to tour the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal site at Cherry Point on Tuesday, ...

Local roads being paved this week

WHATCOM -— Seven Lynden-area roads are scheduled to receive  asphalt paving this week, June 9-12, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports Whatcom County Public Works. The roads are: Weidkamp, ...
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17-year-olds to fish in Alaska on own boat

LYNDEN — It’s a chilly Sunday afternoon in March, and Cody Fransen and Liam Kroontje are tubing behind a shiny new boat on Wiser Lake. “It was basically snowing,” Fransen said. “It was awesome.” ...
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Front St. building deemed unsafe

LYNDEN — First the awning came down. Then part of the hollow cinder block façade followed. Soon the entire building at 401 Front St. may get removed, which was the plan all along when the city bought ...