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 ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 25 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A 2014 work plan will be ...

Rachel Van Aalsburg

Rachel Van Aalsburg went home to her Lord and Savior on June 22, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; son Fred; sister Elizabeth Rozeboom; ...

Rhoda Brumbaugh

Rhoda Brumbaugh, 86, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2014, in St. Joseph PeaceHealth Medical Center of Bellingham. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Hope ...

Barbara Camfferman

Barbara Camfferman, 93, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Born in the Netherlands, Barbara most recently resided at Meadow Greens in Lynden. She is survived by son Daniel (Verna) in Colorado; two grandchildren; ...

Lynden Cemetery historical tours each Saturday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Pioneer Museum has begun its guided “A Walk Back in Time” history tours of the Lynden Cemetery at 1 p.m. each Saturday. Changes have been made for this season, said museum curator ...

More roads being paved this week

WHATCOM -— In the county’s ongoing summer effort, five north county roads were scheduled to receive asphalt paving this week, June 23-27, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports Whatcom County ...

Business leader Chase Franklin of Seattle joins WWU’s board

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed business executive Chase Franklin of Seattle to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. “Chase has deep roots to Western and a strong commitment ...