Jail replacement process is a careful one

By Bill Elfo, Whatcom County Sheriff As Whatcom County prepares to replace its jail, it is important to update citizens as to the processes followed, decisions made to date and the plans to proceed. In ...

Letters to the editor – published March 27

Obama as Hitler is beyond insulting On Tuesday, March 19, I had the unfortunate but compelling experience of seeing two young men with an “Impeach Obama” sign in front of the Lynden Post Office steps. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 27 • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28 • Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence, Bellingham ...

Nooksack Loop Trail update set for April 10 Bellingham meeting

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation is inviting the public to an informational meeting and open house about the Nooksack Loop Trail on Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Squalicum ...

Warm Beach horse vaulters among 17 teams coming to Lynden fairgrounds

LYNDEN ­— The equestrian show “Vault Into Spring,” featuring 130 participants on 17 teams from the Pacific Northwest, California and Canada, comes to the Northwest Washington Fair and Event Center ...
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Leah VanderGriend – Daniel Kooistra engagement

Leah Noel VanderGriend and Daniel Pieter Kooistra, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a July 19, 2013 country wedding. Leah is a daughter of Duane and Jill VanderGriend of Lynden and ...

Births – published March 27

KROY DAVIS STUIT Lindy and Ben Stuit of Lynden welcomed a son, Kroy Davis, on Feb. 20, 2013, in Bellingham. He weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins brothers Ryker, 8, and Slade, 2. Grandparents are Verly ...
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Stepping up under pressure

BELLINGHAM — Civic Stadium provides an unmatched energy for Northwest Conference soccer teams. There’s a postseason environment that adds excitement for players during the regular season. For the Lynden ...
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Lynden too much for Ferndale

LYNDEN — Heading into the 2013 campaign, Lynden girls tennis coach Trey Ballard understood that he would have an uphill climb. The Lions lost several key contributors last season due to graduation and ...

Trouble with consistency

WHATCOM — With the fastpitch season in full swing, the Meridian Trojans are having some difficulty waking up their bats. After starting out the season 2-1, the Trojans have lost four straight games, ...