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Avenue Bread to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Teri Treat, co-owner of the coming Waples Mercantile Building in the former Delft Square location, has announced the signing of Avenue Bread as the revitalized building’s “premier tenant.” ...

Fireworks limited to July 1-5, 2016

  LYNDEN ­— The city law on fireworks is changing — a little.   The City Council’s unanimous action of Feb. 17 brings 1963 city code back into compliance with state law, and it slightly ...

Gas prices keep going up, but still way below 2014

  SEATTLE ­— Average retail gasoline prices in Washington rose 9.1 cents per gallon in the week ended Sunday, Feb. 22, to an average of $2.42, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas ...
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Car fire sparks downtown

LYNDEN — An odd sight greeted Monday morning commuters through downtown Lynden: A burnt-out BMW sitting unattended in the city parking lot at Front and Seventh streets.   But the vehicle was attended ...

Lyncs hold off Baker, advance to regionals

  WHATCOM — Zach Roetcisoender scored 17 points, Blake Mellema added 16 and Cody Fransen had 14 as Lynden Christian (15-8) fought past Mount Baker to advance to regionals with a 66-56 win on Saturday ...

Saturday night hoops roundup: Hot-shooting Lions win second straight district title

Lynden torched the nets during the game, and then cut them down afterward. Kaitlyn Mark hit five 3-pointers and scored 28 points, and Elisa Kooiman added 24, as Lynden beat Burlington 67-55 on Saturday ...

Lions suffer overtime loss to Anacortes in district title game

Nail-biting games between Northwest Conference powers Lynden and Anacortes have become commonplace in recent years. And Friday night’s district championship game was the latest instance. Anacortes’ ...

Whatcom Farmers Co-op announces discussions to merge with larger operation

LYNDEN — Whatcom Farmers Cooperative (WFC) of Lynden and CHS Inc., a national farmer-owned cooperative, released a statement saying that the two co-ops have been in discussions about a potential merger ...

Ericksen pushes transportation efficiency ideas in WA Senate

  OLYMPIA — Washington taxpayers are getting one ferry for the price of three, says state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and the state is paying far more for sales tax on road projects than even ...

Two more Woods Coffee openings coming

LYNDEN — After opening its first Skagit County location on College Way in Mount Vernon at the end of 2014, Lynden-based The Woods Coffee has announced that its next location will be next to Costco in ...