Notice of 2013-14 Budget Amendment Hearing

NOTICE OF 2013-14 BUDGET AMENDMENT HEARING LYNDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT #504 A Budget Hearing for the purpose of amending the adopted the 2013-14 Lynden School District budget will be held on Thursday, July ...

Seattle man dies climbing North Twin on Thursday

WHATCOM -— A 60-year-old Seattle man died from injuries sustained in a climbing fall on the Twin Sisters last week. The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday that the body of James Patrick ...

Calendar

ONGOING Tractor pull The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will host a tractor pull on Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, at Berthusen Park’s Badger Road entrance. Friday’s event ...
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Tony and Joyce Lankhaar – 50th anniversary

Tony and Joyce Lankhaar of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children invite friends and family to a no-gift open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, at Faith Reformed ...
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Brenton Smith – 90th birthday

Brenton Smith of Bellingham is celebrating his 90th birthday. Friends and family are invited to an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 4, at Covenant Grace Reformed Church, 1227 Loomis Trail Rd. ...

Birth – published June 25

Nova Isabelle Riggins Bronwyn and Ellis Riggins of Fort Hood, Texas, welcomed a daughter, Nova Isabelle, on April 9, 2014, at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, ...

Robotic dairy open for public viewing on July 1

LYNDEN -— The first robotic milking operation in Whatcom County is open for public viewing on Tuesday, July 1. Manufacturer DeLaval hosts the open house from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bouma dairy ...

Mailbox pickup time changing

LYNDEN -— The collection time for the U.S. Post Office alley mailbox between Sixth and Seventh streets is changing. Effective June 30, the daily deadline for getting mail in that day’s round of processing ...

Editorial: No repeats allowed

The matter of three Lynden High School students submitting Adolph Hitler quotes for the 2013-14 school yearbook drew its flare of widespread media attention and comment — and not the kind of attention ...

Letters to the editor – published June 25

Support Ericksen’s cleanup efforts I support Sen. Doug Ericksen because of his dedication to cleaning up Bellingham Bay, specifically the old Georgia-Pacific site. Under Sen. Ericksen’s strong leadership ...