Man shoots arrow toward jail, ends up inside

BELLINGHAM ­— He was squirrel hunting, David Wayne Jordan said, when he shot an arrow toward the second floor outdoor recreation area of the Whatcom County Jail on Aug. 28. Problem was, a baggie wrapped ...

From the Margin: A rich Catholic legacy still blesses us

We were strolling the corridors of the Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane over the holiday weekend. We were not lost. Daughter Rebecca will remain tethered to the general whereabouts of the hospital ...

Louws seeks transportation advisors

WHATCOM — Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws is seeking citizen volunteers to serve on the county Citizens’ Transportation Advisory Group. CTAG facilitates ongoing citizen participation in support ...
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Lynden chase ends in crash

WHATCOM ­— A 27-year-old Ferndale man was injured in a crash Tuesday morning after attempting to elude a Lynden Police officer on East Badger Road. At about 4:20 a.m. the officer spotted the driver ...
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Ethel Boertien looks back ‘happy’ across 100 years

LYNDEN ­— Ethel Boertien remembers that her family and another, 14 people in all, came down sick in the worldwide flu pandemic of 1918-19, yet all survived. Her father, at age 38, was drafted to fight ...

BelleWood Acres adds activities for holiday, start of apple harvest

LYNDEN ­— Apple harvest has arrived at BelleWood Acres farm, and it’s been one year since the 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. building opened. That timing adds up to an Orchard Days celebration Aug. 31 through ...

Hits of Rodgers & Hammerstein kick off fresh Claire vg Theatre season

LYNDEN ­— The Claire vg Thomas Theatre kicks off the 2013-14 season with a tribute to its namesake. “Some Enchanted Evening” will run Sept. 26 through Oct. 13. Taking a cue from the hit song of ...

Whatcom Medic One to be retained, reduced

WHATCOM ­— In 2014 the county will keep its unified emergency medical services (EMS) system intact although scaled down slightly, all with a view to asking voters in two years for more funding. That ...
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300 Bosmans celebrate their ancestry at historic barn

LYNDEN ­— About 300 descendants from the 1906 marriage of John Bosman and Alice Hendricks gathered Saturday at the family homestead on Van Dyk Road. They shared a big salmon barbecue, received a 100-page ...

Hannegan work near Laurel Road

WHATCOM ­— The Hannegan Road pavement rehabilitation project, involving grinding and paving, will continue this week in the vicinity of Laurel Road to approximately 1,000 feet south of Pole Road (State ...