Randy Vanderveen

  Randy L. Vanderveen passed away, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. He was 59 years old. Randy was born on Jan. 30, 1956, in Mount Vernon to Henry and Patricia (Kosters) ...

Mark Newton

  Mark Timothy Newton, age 48, of Sumas, died at Whatcom Hospice House on Feb. 17, 2015. He fought a long and valiant fight against cancer.   Mark was born in Salem, Oregon, on Nov. 16, 1966. He ...

LC dinner/auction fundraiser March 13

  LYNDEN — “Flashback to the 70s” is the theme of the Friends of Lynden Christian Schools’ dinner auction to be held on Friday, March 13, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Buildings. ...

County to take more comment on amending marijuana code

  WHATCOM — The county Planning Commission will again be taking comment Thursday, Feb. 26, on amending Title 20 code to define and regulate recreational marijuana type uses as allowed by Washington ...

John Deere to be at home show March 6-8

  LYNDEN — Washington Tractor’s 2015 Drive Green Demo Days will be featured on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 6-8 as part of the Whatcom County Home & Garden Show.   At the ...

Calendar

ONGOING School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community information nights at Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School in February and March. LMS tour and Q&A session from 6:30 ...
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Summer Macy & Justin Rasmussen wedding

  Summer Dahl Macy and Justin James Rasmussen were united in marriage on Nov. 7, 2014. The wedding and reception took place at the Mt. Baker Rotary Building in Lynden.   The bride is a daughter ...

Firefighter recruitment event Saturday

  LYNDEN — In a joint effort of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department, a Career Fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 10 a.m. at Station 75, 215 Fourth St. ...

Hovander Park plant sale May 9

  FERNDALE — The annual plant sale of WSU Whatcom Extension will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at Hovander Homestead Park.   Locally grown tomato plants, perennials, herbs and ...

Gas prices keep going up, but still way below 2014

  SEATTLE ­— Average retail gasoline prices in Washington rose 9.1 cents per gallon in the week ended Sunday, Feb. 22, to an average of $2.42, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas ...