Semiahmoo names GM

BLAINE — Mark Andrew has been named the general manager responsible for daily operations of the Semiahmoo Resort, Golf & Spa for management firm Coastal Hotels. Andrew joins Semiahmoo with more than ...

Some local road projects still active

WHATCOM — One lane of State Route 9 between Doran Road and the Mount Baker Highway continues to be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays this week for road work. Flaggers will direct traffic in the ...

Shellfish from some beaches again safe to eat

BELLINGHAM — The biotoxin closure for recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been lifted on beaches from Point Whitehorn north to the Canadian border. However, Point Roberts and all beaches ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Back in Time’ “A Walk Back in Time” history tour of the Lynden Cemetery is presented every Saturday at 1 p.m. courtesy of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Cemetery is on south corner of Guide ...

Opinion: Sunday business opening should be a free choice

By Gary Vis Whose Sunday is it? Lynden, more than any other community in the county, and possibly the state, is known for our imaginary Sunday “rules.” I use the term imaginary because there really ...

Opinion: GPT would enhance environment, jobs

By Craig Cole The Bellingham Herald recently published a guest commentary in which an opponent of the Gateway Pacific Terminal project at Cherry Point made a number of statements that are provably untrue. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 27 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. This is a special meeting of the committee specifically on the streetscape ...

Letters to the editor – Aug. 27

Cole is sugar-coating On Aug. 15, an op-ed by Craig Cole was published in the Bellingham Herald, giving a “Mary Poppins” version of the intentions and actions of SSA Marine/Pacific International Terminals ...

Hanko of Lynden a winner in WWU furniture design

BELLINGHAM -— Edward Hanko of Lynden, a Western Washington University student in industrial design, was among those awarded in a furniture design contest. Hanko took third place and a $1,000 scholarship ...

Barbara Abrahamson

Barbara E. Abrahamson passed away from heart failure at Whatcom Hospice House on Aug. 16, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 3, 1922, in Buckeye, Arizona, to Herman and Gladys ...