Fair names Collective Soul to final grandstand slot

LYNDEN — After Pentatonix turned down the Northwest Washington Fair Facebook pollsters, the fair went back to the Internet to seek help in finding its final grandstand act for August. This time Collective ...
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Worth the effort

Farmers Equipment Co. brought an Oxbo berry harvester to Lynden Christian Middle School last week. Along with pizza and ice cream bars, it was reward for a winning ad drawn by student Emma VandeVoort in ...

Glunt porn case to trial July 21

WHATCOM -— The child pornography case against former Lynden police officer Donald M. Glunt is scheduled to come to county Superior Court trial on July 21. A pretrial hearing is set for July 9. At arraignment ...

CF bike-athon officially ended

LYNDEN -— It would be hard to top the sense of achievement reached in 2013 when the Lynden Bike-a-thon for Cystic Fibrosis hit its 30th year having raised a cumulative $1 million. So the long-running ...

Toppers chorus to give inside look  at Jansen Art Center May 20

LYNDEN — The Mt. Baker Toppers will be featured at the Jansen Art Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. Director Doug Broersma said the event will have the feel of a “master class” on how the longtime ...

Peace Arch art show June 20-22

BLAINE — The second International Art Festival takes place at Peace Arch State Park June 20-22, showcasing works of art in painting, fused glass, jewelry, mixed media and pottery and other art disciplines. ...

Calendar

CALENDAR ONGOING Local play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild is presenting “The Mouse That Roared,” a comedy of war and peace, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Dutch Village Mall Friday through Sunday. ...
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Officially a new Main bridge

Monday marked a ceremony to commemorate the official opening of the on-budget new Main Street bridge. At the ceremony were Nathan Zylstra of Reichhardt & Ebe Engineering, city administrator Mike Martin, ...

EDITORIAL: Targeting the problem spots in Lynden’s ambulance costs

Rising costs of the Lynden Fire Department are testing the leaders of the city right now. There are no pat answers, for sure. The main factors are these: rising demand for expected quick response to 911 ...

Letters to the editor – May 14

Fluoride debate Regarding fluoridation of the water for the City of Lynden, I wanted to weigh in on the debate as a dentist practicing in Whatcom County. There are many residents of our great county, especially ...