The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Dutch Village Mall improvements coming

LYNDEN — In the spirit of the Dutch Village Mall’s beginnings, one of Lynden’s original landmark properties will retain its Dutch-like feel throughout a massive renovation and return to offering ...
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2013: A Year in Review

JANUARY   2 — For peat’s sake 2,000 double dump truck loads of soggy soil must be removed before Lynden’s new water treatment plant can be built.   Lynden police add first new officer since ...

‘Reverse auction’ idea could help save farmland

WHATCOM — The county is working with a consultant on the idea of “reverse auction” of non-conforming lots in core agricultural areas in order to preserve such land for agriculture. The goal is to ...

Western graduate students will do free counseling

BELLINGHAM — Beginning Jan. 21, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide free individual counseling services under faculty supervision. Western’s Counseling ...
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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ provides fascinating look into ‘Mary Poppins’ history

I watched Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” just a few short hours before seeing the studio’s newest film “Saving Mr. Banks,” and that viewing experience pretty much convinced me that viewing ...

WCC’s Turning Point program taking applicants

BELLINGHAM — Registration is open for career and life success courses offered by Whatcom Community College’s Turning Point program. Turning Point offers two programs geared for those who are in transition ...

Local churches open doors tonight for Christmas Eve services

LYNDEN — In celebration of Christmas, a variety of local churches are opening their doors today, Christmas Eve, for special services. And some are doing it more than once. The following is a list of ...
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A new back door

Construction of a large rear addition continues at First Christian Reformed Church, matching in style the front of the century-old structure. Design was by Bryan Ahlers of the church and Altimeter Studio. ...

Pot-growing applications sprouting up throughout area

WHATCOM — While the nearest marijuana retail applicant to the city of Lynden is on Pole Road, there are still four applicants near Lynden hoping to produce marijuana under the state’s new rules. The ...

Main St. bridge to open in late January

LYNDEN — As snow fell on Friday morning, crews hoping to finish off the new Main Street bridge before Jan. 1 were put on hold. Mark Sandal, Lynden Public Works programs coordinator, said it will now ...