Craft & Antique Show this week at fairgrounds

LYNDEN ­— Co-founder Judy Meixner terms it “amazing,” but here she and Trudy Ferguson are in their 28th year of staging a Spring Craft & Antique Show. “We still love organizing and bringing ...

Council favors $6 ambulance fee

LYNDEN ­— For two hours in a special meeting Monday, Lynden City Councilors talked all angles of the idea of an ambulance utility. Then they voted 5-2 to put a $6 monthly fee into place. The charge, ...

Lynden Cemetery earns historic mark

Designation on register is mostly honorary LYNDEN -— The Lynden Cemetery has won listing on the Washington Heritage Register of Historic Places. Although mostly an honorary designation, the listing could ...

City OKs more North Prairie homebuilding

Phase of 120-138 units will show ‘cottage’ concept LYNDEN -— Developer Bob Libolt is 35 lots into his planned North Prairie neighborhood. Now he can create up to 138 more housing units on the remaining ...

Gorsuch, 27, arrested for batch of local crimes

WHATCOM — A man the county Sheriff’s Office calls a “prolific burglar, thief and previously convicted felon” was tabbed last week as responsible for a series of burglaries and thefts in unincorporated ...

It’s hard to shake some postal predators

I put off writing this column. Instead I could write about school bond failures or snow cancellations in February. But I’m back to this topic. I have been introduced to the world of nonprofit organizations’ ...
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Bellingham air terminal rebuild done

BELLINGHAM ­— Finally, there is no weaving around and working inside cordoned-off construction zones of Bellingham International Airport. The $38.6 million terminal rebuild project is all done. Port ...

Mayor: Any ambulance utility charge will be at low end

LYNDEN ­— City leaders don’t plan to charge anywhere near the full cost of ambulance service as a utility fee, Mayor Scott Korthuis cautioned a public-hearing crowd Tuesday. A monthly billing, if ...

Burial Society meets Thursday

LYNDEN ­— A Thursday, Feb. 20 meeting of the Lynden Burial Society will help determine the future of the 113-year-old group. Board members have sent out a letter to the existing 255 members advising ...

Dan Heeringa lone candidate for Conservation District board

WHATCOM ­— Just one candidate, Dan Heeringa of Sumas, is on the ballot for the Whatcom Conservation District supervisor election of March 11. No other candidates declared by the Jan. 31 deadline, said ...