Opposition speaks on I-522

LYNDEN — Initiative 522, if passed in November’s election, “would require most raw agricultural commodities, processed foods, and seeds and seed stocks, if produced using genetic engineering as defined, ...
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Lynden elem. schoolers tackle marathon

LYNDEN — The Lynden School District wants its kids to stay fit, and the popular Marathon Club is one way for students to do just that. The club challenges students to run 25 miles before Nov. 15. They ...
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Local resident Impero releasing new book on history of Glacier

KENDALL — Michael G. Impero has already written two books detailing the history of various parts of the foothills. The first was “The Lone Jack,” published in 2007, recounting the history of the ...
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Simulating a shakeup of sorts

Students at Meridian Middle School participated in a national earthquake awareness drill on Thursday morning, sending every student under their desk for better cover…. This content is for subscribers ...

Adventure is out there … in geocaching

OTHELLO — “Adventure is out there!” is a phrase I have come to adore in recent years. I first heard it near the beginning of the Pixar masterpiece “Up,” in which Carl Fredricksen and his future ...
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‘Don’t Drink The Water’ opening Friday on Lynden Christian stage

LYNDEN — When Dee Apodaca began her search for this year’s fall musical to produce at Lynden Christian High School, her only starting criteria was that the production would be a comedy. I look for ...

Election: Bell, McAuley vie for District 2 port commissioner

WHATCOM — The Port of Bellingham commission is a nonpartisan elected body consisting of three people across three districts. The board oversees countywide port operations by providing policy direction ...

Two die in car crashes on county roads Friday, Saturday

WHATCOM — An 18-year-old Lynden woman was killed on Friday in an apparent road racing crash on West Badger Road. Curtis Guerrero-Marquez, 20, of Lynden, was racing his 1995 Acura Integra westbound on ...

ELECTIONS: Kowalczyk, Robbins vie for Dist. 1 Port seat

WHATCOM — The Port of Bellingham commission is a nonpartisan elected body consisting of three people across three districts. The board oversees countywide port operations by providing policy direction ...
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‘Gravity’ is a landmark for science-fiction films

Alfonso Cuarón’s new film “Gravity” is a modern-day science fiction masterpiece. More than perhaps any space film before it, “Gravity” conveys an unnerving sense of dire isolation as its characters ...