Bank of the Pacific names Portmann new president, CEO

ABERDEEN — Bank of the Pacific, which has a Lynden branch, named Denise Portmann its new president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1. In the interim, Portmann will continue to oversee the ...

CBP ‘family’ definition now reflects same-sex couples status

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Dec. 13 sent to the Federal Register a Final Rule to broaden the definition of “members of a family residing in one household” to more accurately ...

Trent Postma named 2A POY

LYNDEN — When the Lions opened the season against King’s on Sept. 7, at the University of Washington’s newly renovated $250 million stadium, all eyes were on who would step up for Lynden. On a team ...
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Friday snow started Christmas break early

LYNDEN — Even with the snowplows out on city streets early Friday, school was cancelled in town and across Whatcom County, starting the two-week Christmas break one day early. The snow started falling ...

Boys hoops roundup

It was a busy Thursday on the hardwood in the Northwest Conference, with all five north county teams in action. The 2A Lynden Lions improved their season record to 3-0 with a 60-47 victory over Bellingham. ...

Hoops Update: Lynden stays perfect, LC falls

On Tuesday evening, both the Lynden and Lynden Christian basketball teams were in action, but only one school remained undefeated. The Lions hosted Tamanawis (B.C.) last night and defeated the top Canadian ...

Investor joins Homestead Golf Course

LYNDEN — Bill Robins purchased Homestead’s golf course, restaurant and fitness center in May 2010 and revived the entire operation. He figured he could stand to have a little help now, over three years ...

City budget picture improves

LYNDEN ­— The city’s budget situation is improving over the last few months heading into 2014, Mayor Scott Korthuis said Monday. Seven weeks ago, Korthuis had warned that an accumulation of bills ...
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Patriotic readings

Student winners in the Voice of Democracy patriotic essay contest of the Lynden Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter read their words and received awards on Friday evening. Pictured, clockwise from above, ...

30-year-old homicide case revisited

WHATCOM — On Dec. 15, 1983, Ferndale High School counselor Carol Greene attended a staff Christmas party, and then went with a fellow staff member to the Malibu Steak and Chowder House, located in Pioneer ...