Partners working to reduce bacteria pollution in streams

BELLINGHAM — Levels of fecal coliform bacteria are on the rise in creeks and rivers in Whatcom County, prompting a multi-agency response effort. The levels of pollution exceed clean water standards and ...

Bellewood Acres going public with Apple Blossom Festival April 27-28

LYNDEN — In the past, John and Dorie Belisle have shared the beauty of blossom time with their friends and family. Now it’s no longer their own private festival. This year will bring BelleWood Acres’ ...

Ericksen bill aiding Lynden fair may be voted on today

OLYMPIA — On April 9 the House Finance Committee approved a bill introduced by Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, that would clarify that the nonprofit Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden is not subject ...

Council pays moment of silence to Boston tragedy

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden City Council observed a time of silence at the start of its Monday meeting for reflection upon the Boston Marathon bombings that have stunned the nation. Presiding in Mayor Scott ...

Bill Knutzen bidding for reelection to County Council

WHATCOM — County Council member Bill Knutzen on Monday announced he is running for reelection to his at-large position. A fourth-generation Whatcom County resident, Bill and his wife Sandy own Communication ...

Planning panel chair Michelle Luke seeks council seat

WHATCOM — Michelle Luke, Whatcom County Planning Commission chair, has announced her candidacy for the Whatcom County Council from District 3. Carl Weimer is the two-tern incumbent. In a press release ...

All-Lynden meeting tonight

LYNDEN ­— The elected officials, 18 in all, of three Lynden-area governmental entities come together for their second meeting tonight at City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St. The entities are the City of ...

Young performers’ series now on ‘third Sundays at 3’

LYNDEN ­— On Sunday, April 21, the Jansen Art Center is hosting an event for and by youth musicians. With Edaleen Dairy as sponsor, the first Young Performers Concert will begin at 3 p.m. featuring ...
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Weimer going for a third term

WHATCOM — Carl Weimer on Monday announced his intention to run again for the Whatcom County Council 3rd District seat. “My first two terms have been a wonderful combination of learning, listening, ...
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Ryzex founder Browne wants at-large seat

WHATCOM — Rud Browne, an entrepreneur who built a local high-tech business creating employment for 360 people, including 140 here in Whatcom County, on Monday announced he will seek the County Council ...