Local vs. global perspectives in county at-large race

WHATCOM ­— Fighting for local control versus taking a larger view of things is one way of summarizing the County Council at-large position race between incumbent Bill Knutzen and challenger Rud Browne. ...

SAVE-Whatcom tries to add pro-jobs money in local races

WHATCOM — SAVEWhatcom, a local organization committed to jobs and business growth, said on Oct. 21 it is fully committed to complying with state public disclosure laws regarding campaign funding. “Every ...

LCHS offers art in second adult education class

LYNDEN — A second adult education class is offered by Lynden Christian High School, following one on local geology by science teacher Harlan Kredit. High school art teacher Theresa Hammons will lead ...

Last Lynden Cemetery tour this Saturday

LYNDEN — This Saturday, Nov. 2, is the last chance this year to take the weekly Lynden Cemetery tour, followed by open house with refreshments. Representatives from the partner sponsors Lynden Pioneer ...

Meeting explains Lynden students’ Saturday bus trips to ski area

LYNDEN — With snow now falling again up at Mount Baker, the Lynden School District is preparing its Winter Ride Bus for another ski and snowboard season. The program involves eight chaperoned bus trips ...

Lynden veterans dinner Nov. 14

LYNDEN — The Lynden Lions Club serves its 15th annual Veterans Day Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the community center, 401 Grover St. Opening is at 6 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Veterans get ...

EDITORIAL: I-522 not worth its extra costs, burden

While plenty of arguments swirl around Initiative 522, requiring labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products, the stance of most farmers on the ballot measure should not be in doubt. ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 30

Chief speaks on issues in fire commissioner race For obvious reasons I would not normally comment on the views or opinions of a candidate running for fire commissioner prior to an upcoming election. However, ...

Public meetings

Monday, Nov. 4 • Lake Whatcom Policy Group (Bellingham and Whatcom County council representatives), garden room of Civic Center Building. 322 N. Commercial St., 9:30 a.m. • Lynden City Council Finance ...

Marcile Neiswanger

Marcile Louise Neiswanger, age 97, of Lynden, passed away on Oct. 23, 2013. She was born on Oct. 18, 1916, in Seattle to John and Mary Iva (Hall) Green. After graduating from West Seattle High School in ...