Meeting explains Lynden students’ Saturday bus trips to ski area

LYNDEN — With snow now falling again up at Mount Baker, the Lynden School District is preparing its Winter Ride Bus for another ski and snowboard season. The program involves eight chaperoned bus trips ...

Lynden veterans dinner Nov. 14

LYNDEN — The Lynden Lions Club serves its 15th annual Veterans Day Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the community center, 401 Grover St. Opening is at 6 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Veterans get ...

EDITORIAL: I-522 not worth its extra costs, burden

While plenty of arguments swirl around Initiative 522, requiring labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products, the stance of most farmers on the ballot measure should not be in doubt. ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 30

Chief speaks on issues in fire commissioner race For obvious reasons I would not normally comment on the views or opinions of a candidate running for fire commissioner prior to an upcoming election. However, ...

Public meetings

Monday, Nov. 4 • Lake Whatcom Policy Group (Bellingham and Whatcom County council representatives), garden room of Civic Center Building. 322 N. Commercial St., 9:30 a.m. • Lynden City Council Finance ...

Marcile Neiswanger

Marcile Louise Neiswanger, age 97, of Lynden, passed away on Oct. 23, 2013. She was born on Oct. 18, 1916, in Seattle to John and Mary Iva (Hall) Green. After graduating from West Seattle High School in ...

County raspberry production up almost 10 percent in 2013 harvest

WHATCOM ­— Red raspberry production in Whatcom County this year was 63.4 million pounds, up almost 10 percent over last year, the Lynden-based Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports. The total ...

Births – published Oct. 30

COLTON GRANT KOOIENGA Janice and Jared Kooienga of Lynden welcomed a son, Colton Grant, on Oct. 13, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins ...

Lynden’s LTI Inc. wins EPA award

LYNDEN — Local hauling company LTI Inc. was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for commitment to environmentally efficient trucking and shipping practices. Based at 8631 Depot ...

Habitat needs help for Birch Bay Women Build

WHATCOM — Habitat for Humanity will host an informational meeting on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Cordata Community Food Co-Op’s upstairs Community Room, 315 Westerly Rd., for anyone interested ...