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Local Cloud 9 Sports company partners to put socks on needy

WHATCOM -— Your City Sports, a custom sport socks maker, has found a great way to connect four entities to give comfort to the feet of the homeless — all in Whatcom County. With a focus on community, ...

City spending to fix second ambulance

LYNDEN -— The city will spend about $23,000 to get one of its two ambulances fixed, thereby hopefully gaining many more years of use from it, city leaders decided Monday. For now, the Lynden Fire Department ...

Local ag looking good for 2014

WHATCOM -— With the local seed potato harvest now complete, it’s possible to tally up what may count as a banner year for county agriculture. In regard to weather, crop yield and price, the factors ...

Oct. 23 Silver Reef session could also help employers navigate ACA

WHATCOM — The Oct. 23 Northwest Business Expo & Conference will have a session looking at the economic impacts of the Cherry Point industrial area on about 240 businesses locally. Also, the annual ...
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Lewis 100: Technology is the late-breaking story in news

Could grandpa Sol have foreseen these technological changes? Hardly. There was a time, and not so long ago, that reporters obtained most of their information from viewing documents or interviewing people, ...
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Filling Lynden with music

Renovated Dutch Village Mall was the venue for several performances of the Oct. 8-12 Lynden Music Festival, and violionist Cayley Schmidt drew a crowd along the canal for the opening concert…. This ...

CHCC to fill adult day health gap

WHATCOM -— The Christian Health Care Center of Lynden will help fill the gap in adult day health that arises when a PeaceHealth St. Joseph program closes at the end of 2014. By the summer of 2015 CHCC ...

Music festival starts today

39 shows will be at 16 venues the next five days LYNDEN -— Dutch Village Mall, in renovation, becomes the venue for several performances of the 2014 Lynden Music Festival, including the opening concert ...
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Lewis 100: Fires, floods, fairs and growth have been news

August 25, 1976 With a record attendance in spite of damp weather, a total of 91,738 persons attended the 60th Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden last week. Thursday, when the rain really hit, was a bad ...

Farm bought by city

LYNDEN -— The city is about to get a potential 40-acre park of the future off Benson Road, but for now the pathway for a potential Pepin Creek channel for better water drainage is partially blocked. ...