Full year of construction ahead for plant

LYNDEN — Crews building Lynden’s new water treatment plant have spent plenty of time below ground, but the public will start to see work rise above the surface this spring as IMCO Construction continues ...
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‘The Phantom of the Opera’ premieres at LCHS

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian High School will soon premiere “The Phantom of the Opera,” a production with solid community support and a dedicated cast filling roles. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, ...

Van Polen to do Lynden ‘farewell’ show

LYNDEN ­— On April 23 Don Van Polen will do a “farewell showing” in the town where he began his long career as a travelogue presenter. “A World of Travel: Favorite Stories and Places” will be ...
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Finnish trumpeter highlights next WSO concert

BELLINGHAM ­— The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra performs with 26-year-old Norwegian trumpet star Tine Thing Helseth on Sunday, Feb. 9. Helseth has been hailed by the BBC as a “superstar of tomorrow.” ...

FAFSA filing event set for Thursday at LHS

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District will host a FAFSA filing event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at Lynden High School. The event will help families that would like assistance filling out their ...

Looking back at ‘Road to Perdition’

When I walked out of Langley’s Colossus theater after seeing Bryan Singer’s “X-Men” with my dad and brother in 2000, none of us could have possibly knows what was to come of the future cash cow ...

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THURSDAY DeKoster book Rollie DeKoster, former Lynden teacher and coach, has published a book on early 1900s lumber mills of the Lynden area. He will talk about the book and it will be for sale at 1 p.m. ...

Hot ashes blamed in Pollman Circle Jan. 8 house fire

WHATCOM ­— Improper disposal of hot ashes was determined to be the cause of a house fire south of Lynden on Jan. 8. The blaze caused some structural damage and smoke damage throughout the house in the ...

Trucks getting first inspection on Canadian soil

BLAINE — The concept of pre-inspecting the cargo of U.S.-bound trucks while still in Canada has been deemed feasible, the Customs and Border Protection agency reports, and will continue to a second phase ...

Everybody’s Store gets web-linked

VAN ZANDT — Everybody’s Store on State Route 9 two miles south of the Mt. Baker Highway is now a WiFi hotspot, announces proprietor Jeff Margolis. Frontier has been doing a lot of modernizing in the ...