Potter Road at Van Zandt to get new bridge

WHATCOM — A new reinforced concrete girder bridge over the Nooksack River South Fork will be built just south of the existing structure for Potter Road near VanZandt. Starting this summer, the project ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 28 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 29 • WRIA ...

Satpal Sidhu, with diverse background, wants to ‘get things done’

WHATCOM — Satpal Sidhu, a former Fulbright Scholar and head of a solar energy services company, has signed up to run for the 42nd District House of Representatives Position 1. Sidhu, of Lynden, now is ...

Knutzen jumps into open District 42 House race

WHATCOM -— Former Whatcom County Council member Bill Knutzen, of Lynden, is now in the race for the open 42nd District state representative seat. Knutzen, at-large representative on the County Council ...

District Court judge Matt Elich runs unopposed

WHATCOM — County District Court Judge Matthew Elich is seeking reelection without opposition. He filed May 12 for another four-year term. Elich has been on the District Court bench since 2001, making ...

McEachran, prosecutor of almost 40 years, wants another term

WHATCOM -— Dave McEachran is seeking reelection to the position of Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney. First elected in 1975, he is completing his tenth term in office and is the longest serving elected ...
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Last call for two Pioneers

NOOKSACK — The memories on the sidelines remain fresh for both Tom Meixner and Rob McKissick of Nooksack Valley High School. It was in the early 1980s that the two Pioneer coaches stood side by side ...

Shot at redemption for Heezen

SEATTLE — Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen has had the 1A district tournament marked on his calendar since the end of the 2013 state meet. Heezen, who took third at state last season, had a goal ...

Lions headed to state after beating Sedro-Woolley

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — If you’ve followed Lynden fastpitch over the years, it’s no secret that the Lions have had their struggles against the Sedro-Woolley Cubs. Matter of fact, in his 10 years as Lynden ...
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Lions one and done at state

YELM — On Saturday afternoon at Yelm High School, a familiar drama was set for Lynden and Sumner supporters. The two schools met in both the 2A state football and basketball tournaments, with Lynden ...