Luke Ridnour to host local camp

Luke Ridnour, a Blaine alumnus and current NBA point guard, will be hosting his annual basketball camp on Aug. 6-8 at Blaine High School. Ridnour and  his camp staff will teach participating kids the ...
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Catch a little fish history

LUMMI ISLAND — Learn about reefnet fishing while dining on Pacific Northwest salmon at the Lummi Island Reefnet Festival. The event, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, includes an entire ...

Angelica Flores tops in Lynden’s Got Talent music

LYNDEN -— Angelica Flores, who has performed before at the Jansen Art Center, was judged the winner in the Lynden’s Got Talent contest on Saturday, July 19. The new stage event of the Northwest Raspberry ...

Picnic celebrating local parks is Aug. 5 at Lake Padden

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation will host a community picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, to mark the 25th anniversary of the foundation. The event is free and open to ...

City street chip-sealing this week

WHATCOM -— Chip-sealing on three streets within Lynden city limits by Whatcom County crews was rescheduled to start on Tuesday, July 29, city Public Works reported. The work may start as early as 6:30 ...

CBP hiring 2,000 more officers nationwide

SEATTLE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency responsible for securing U.S. borders from all threats, is accepting applications nationwide to increase CBP officer positions at air, land and ...

State looks for help naming new ferry

OLYMPIA — Construction of the next 144-car ferry is under way and the Washington State Transportation Commission invites people from across the state to get involved and submit their ideas for the new ...

GPT: Poll finds more support for coal terminals

BELLINGHAM — Support of Northwest coal exports has grown in the last year by six percentage points to 47 percent, claim backers of Gateway Pacific Terminal. Opposition to the exports has also fallen, ...

Michael Wiles

Michael E. Wiles, 53, peacefully went home to Jesus on July 22, 2014, after valiantly battling GBM brain cancer for 18 months. He was born to Wendell and Patricia Wiles on Aug. 19, 1960, in Mount Vernon. ...

Gertrude Kingma

Gertrude Kingma of Lynden went to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gert was 92 years young and was born on Oct. 18, 1921, to Thomas and Jennie (Van Dyken) Veltkamp in Amsterdam, Montana. Gert ...