LC alum named a WWU outstanding graduate

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has announced its 2012-13 outstanding graduates, and Lynden Christian graduate Kristi Gross was on the list read at the university’s commencement ceremony ...

Two Lynden-based reps differ in vote

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Legislature found a compromise over the weekend, allowing Gov. Jay Inslee to sign a $33.6 billion two-year budget on Sunday, averting any type of state government shutdown. ...

Green Barn adds smoothies, deli coming

LYNDEN — The Green Barn has already added smoothies, milkshakes and espresso coffee to its Birch Bay-Lynden Road retail store and will offer a full deli section, with sandwiches, sometime in mid-July. ...

WCC, WWU team up to create new computer/info services degree

BELLINGHAM — The rise of cyber-attacks coupled with a shortage of trained cybersecurity professionals is creating serious consequences for individuals, corporations and government agencies seeking to ...

County installing freeze indicators on roads

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works Department’s Rural Road Safety Program’s first phase includes guardrail and freeze indicator installation through July 12 at locations throughout north Whatcom ...

Armed robbery loots medical marijuana residence in Lynden

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — Lynden Police are investigating a break-in and theft of marijuana that occurred last month. Masked thieves, armed with shotguns, forced their way into a Lynden residence at ...
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Capstone grows in numbers, certification

LYNDEN — Jeannett Penner and Doniel Hagee, physical therapists at Capstone Physical Therapy in Lynden, received Board Certification as Orthopedic Clinical Specialists June 17. Less than 5 percent of ...
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The Pickford Film Center: Uniquely special

BELLINGHAM — We all have those memories that will never be non-memories. One of my favorite high school memories occurred at the Pickford Film Center. It was the closest I’ve ever been to a true red-carpet ...

Lynden earns 10th place in article ranking top family-friendly Washington towns

LYNDEN — Sometimes it’s nice to get some recognition. Lynden earned some from NerdWallet.com, in a June 24 article listing “The Best Towns in Washington for Raising Kids.” “With safe, metropolitan ...

Fair looking for volunteers

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair needs at least 250 volunteers for the Aug. 12 through 17 event. Maryjo Turnbull, facilities coordinator, said the biggest need is in the Care Committee, but volunteers ...