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 ...

Suspect arrested after Hampton Road burglary early Saturday

LYNDEN — At around 7 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, officers from the Everson, Sumas, Lynden and Bellingham police departments responded to a report of a burglary in the 2100 block of Hampton Road. A woman ...

Fair produces no major problems

LYNDEN ­— The 2013 fair went off without major impacts on the Lynden police and fire departments, the City Council was told Monday. There were emergency calls, but none major, with the worst being for ...

Bellingham, Lynden consider water deal

WHATCOM ­— Lynden and Bellingham are looking at a cooperative plan that could give Lynden more water from the Nooksack River while Bellingham would gain a backup water diversion point at Lynden. A similar ...
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Car veers across center line on Hannegan Road near Laurel

A Mercury Cougar car collided with a Dahlgren Excavating dump truck on Hannegan Road just south of Ten Mile Road about 11:30 a.m. Friday. A Washington State Patrol trooper said the southbound Cougar crossed ...

South Fork inner-tubing still OK

ACME ­— Summer inner-tubers down the South Fork of the Nooksack River can expect to meet up with as much law enforcement as Sheriff Bill Elfo can muster with his available money and deputies. Since ...