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Final paving the big piece left for East Badger Road

LYNDEN — Gone are the continuous one-lane closures on East Badger Road (State Route 546). Colacurcio Brothers Construction crews have finished up the bulk of their work on the roundabouts at the highway’s ...

Hunter Hayes biggest seller for fair

LYNDEN — Monday of the Northwest Washington Fair. That day provides another gaggle of firsts for many fairgoers, but it’s full of hundreds of recurring themes as well. The six-day 2013 event starts ...

Main Street pile driving is needed for new bridge

LYNDEN — The pile driving that kicked off Saturday at the Main Street bridge project will continue intermittently for a week, the city says. Saturday’s extensive pounding nearly completed all the work ...

WFC to purchase Fairway True Value store

LYNDEN — Even with the retirement of Irv Timmermans at the end of August, the Fairway True Value hardware store will continue to operate in its same location come September. Whatcom Farmers Co-op has ...

Hannegan Road adds to roads in repair, reduced lanes

WHATCOM — The road construction work just keeps growing in the Lynden area. In addition to current construction of two roundabouts on East Badger Road and Fishtrap Creek bridge replacement on Main Street ...
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Touring the town

Bikers on the 105-mile route of the 2013 Tour de Whatcom passed through Lynden on Saturday. The charity pledge ride also had 50- and 25-mile routes…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...

Party for retiring Bill Verwolf is at City Hall Friday, 3:30 to 5:30

LYNDEN ­— A retirement party is set for Friday, Aug. 2, for Bill Verwolf, who ends nearly 12 years as Lynden’s city administrator this week. The party, open to the public, will be from 3:30 to 5:30 ...

County Parks/Rec Foundation sets Aug. 14 Pints for Parks event

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation invites everyone to walk, run, bike or drive down to Kulshan Brewing Co., 2238 James St., Bellingham, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. ...

Insect stings: If you’ve never had a bad reaction, it doesn’t mean you won’t

OLYMPIA — To many, pesky bee stings typically only cause temporary throbbing. That doesn’t mean you’ll never have a bad reaction, however. Public health officials warn that having one type of reaction ...

The Woods will make cookies for 2013 Moo-wiches

WHATCOM — This year for the first time, The Woods Coffee will make the cookie part of the highly popular Moo-wiches for the 2013 Northwest Washington Fair. The Woods’ bakery in Lynden will deliver ...