Sheriff’s Office keeps alive the 25-year-old Mandy Stavik murder case

WHATCOM -— It has now been 25 years since Mandy Stavik, an 18-year-old college student, was brutally murdered. But the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is not forgetting about the case. On Nov. 24, ...
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Festive fun planned for downtown

LYNDEN — Lots is happening in town leading up to the Lynden Lighted Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday. Take note that Front Street will be closed to traffic and parking all the way from Third to 17th the hours ...
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State Senate race cost record $1.6 million

WHATCOM -— More than $1.6 million was spent in this year’s 42nd District race between Republican incumbent Doug Ericksen and Democratic challenger Seth Fleetwood, as the parties wrestled for control ...

Lynden Christian students fill four vehicles with food

LYNDEN -— Just before Thanksgiving, Lynden Christian School students collected over 11,000 pounds of food — enough to fill two mini-buses and two vans — for the Project Hope Food Bank. The food drive ...

Lots of fun planned for Dec. 5-6 in downtown Lynden

LYNDEN — Celebrate the holiday season by participating in many activities surrounding Lynden’s Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 6. Already on Friday, a holiday dessert baking contest takes ...
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Volunteers paint Lynden YMCA racquetball courts

LYNDEN -— Bob Hagedorn is in a group that plays racquetball at the Lynden YMCA three times per week. So he knew the condition of the racquetball courts there. He is also a brother-in-law of Mayor Scott ...

DelBene backs Obama executive action on immigration

WHATCOM -— An estimated 105,000 unauthorized immigrants in Washington State could get relief from deportation under the deferred-action initiatives announced by President Obama in a prime-time speech ...
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The power of Hope

LYNDEN -— It’s a typical busy Wednesday food distribution day at the Project Hope Food Bank. People of all types flow in steadily to the 205 South B.C. Ave. address to replenish their food supplies. ...
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Readers Care: Center’s hot meals a big effort

LYNDEN -— What does it mean that a hot noon meal is provided each weekday at the Lynden Community Center? The picture certainly includes these pieces: Lynne Heeringa, as head cook, planning the menu ...

WTA may not sell Lynden property

WHATCOM -— Lynden Cemetery commissioners have offered $400,000 for 1.25 acres owned by Whatcom Transportation Authority adjoining the Front Street cemetery. But that may not be enough to acquire it for ...