Study finds nearly half of state’s distracted drivers are texting

SEATTLE — In the state’s first study to examine driver use of electronic devices, investigators from the University of Washington found that more than 8 percent of drivers were engaged in the use of ...

Patriot’s Day a chance to honor

We remember those lost on 9/11, but doing something now to say thank you — or simply help out — may serve us most poignantly. And there are a few groups in and around Lynden doing just that today, ...

Letters to the editor – Sept. 11

Fundraiser a bid deal during fair for Kiwanis On behalf of the Lynden Breakfast Kiwanis Club, I want to thank those Northwest Washington Fair goers who chose to park in either our Front Street or Kok Road ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 11 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. There will be a conversation about the college’s naming procedures ...

Lehmann’s to sell local store

BELLINGHAM — Leh-mann’s Maytag Home Appliance Center, one of Bellingham’s oldest family-owned stores that actually started in Lynden, is saying thanks and goodbye to the community this month. Third-generation ...

Thursdays class at Lynden Library trains childcare providers

LYNDEN — A class being taught at the Lynden Library qualifies to help local licensed childcare providers complete their STARS training hours. The Responsive Caregiving/Cuidado Responsivo class will be ...
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Big step for Lynden football

SEATTLE — As the Lions walked onto the turf at the newly renovated University of Washington Husky Stadium, Lynden fans didn’t really know what they were looking at. Sure, they saw the glitz and glamour ...
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Tigers too much for Trojans

BURLINGTON — On a night where Meridian needed to be on its “A” game to take down the 2A Burlington-Edison Tigers, the Trojans did the exact opposite during the first quarter of their 42-28 loss to ...

LC, NV football results

In addition to Lynden and Meridian, Lynden Christian, Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley were all in action over the weekend. • Lynden Christian opened its season Friday night with a dominating 34-3 victory ...
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Main Street bridge foundations take shape

LYNDEN — Out with the old and in with the new. That’s exactly where things stand at the Main Street culvert replacement project just west of Lynden Middle School. Crews from Interwest Construction ...