Western men into National Semifinals; Women lose in semifinals but offer tribute to NV grad Erika Ramstead

The day after the Western Washington University women lost in its National Semifinals basketball bid, the men advanced to the semifinals by defeating Florida Southern University 96-82 in Louisville on ...

Western women use overtime to advance to National Semifinals

The Western Washington University women’s basketball team needed overtime on Tuesday, but earned an 80-76 win over Nova Southeastern University (Florida) to reach Wednesday’s national semifinals. ...
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One millionth local CREP tree to be planted

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Conservation District will have a special event to celebrate the planting of the 1 millionth native tree in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in Whatcom County. After ...

Woman reports being attacked at her Van Dyk Road home on Friday

LYNDEN ­— A woman living in the 800 block of Van Dyk Road reported being assaulted by a stranger at her home Friday morning. This is the account given by the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately ...

McDonald’s to make cosmetic changes

LYNDEN — If McDonald’s has its way, the Lynden restaurant will look a lot more like a standard store than one that meshes with the rest of the Lynden Towne Plaza east of Guide Meridian. The restaurant ...

New city .2 percent sales tax goes into effect Monday

LYNDEN ­— The new .2 percent sales tax passed by Lynden voters in November for a Transportation Benefit District goes into effect April 1. The amount is added to the 8.5 percent rate already collected. ...

Regional meat packing co-op will have up to $65,000 ‘matching loan’

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Community Foundation has committed to provide a “matching fund” loan of up to $65,000 to support the North Cascades Meat Producers Cooperative in an effort to raise membership ...

Baja buggy teams return to Lynden fairgrounds in May

WHATCOM — The Western Washington University Student Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers again hosts the Baja 2013 International Design Competition May 16-17 at the Northwest Washington State ...

Chad Chambers opens used car lot at Guide-Pole intersection

LYNDEN — Chad Chambers Auto Sales, located at the intersection of Guide Meridian and Pole roads, opened a week ago as a “full-service” used car lot. Chambers, part of the family that owned and operated ...

Court docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held March 13, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Jose Sanchez, 22, of Everson, failure to transfer title. Fined $250. Jose Sanchez, 22, of Everson, driving without ...