Cornwell joins WCLS trustees

WHATCOM ­— The county library system board of trustees has added Brad Cornwell for a first term running through Jan. 31, 2021. As a principal at RMC Architects where he has worked for 22 years, Cornwell ...

Legislators’ advocacy benefits community

This is a guest column from Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis. Isn’t it exciting? Lynden is alive and well! Our downtown is being revitalized. Our outstanding trail system is slated for expansion. A parking ...

Louws puts jail funding ahead of EMS

Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws gave his 2016 State of the County speech to the County Council in early April. The first portion on accomplishments and projects underway was printed last week; this ...

Letter to the editor

Recognizing local history Yes, I remember that store, the Swanson Mercantile (March 16 Drive Whatcom section photo). We shopped there during my childhood when we lived on the Clearbrook Road, and later ...

Meetings

Thursday, April 28 • Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners’ hearing room, Suite 100, 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, 10 a.m. The council serves the governments of Island, San ...

Calendar

ONGOING Dessert theater A fast-paced, family-friendly comedy of secret identities and silly situations set in the 1940s is a dessert theater show at North County Christ the King Church of Lynden at 7 ...

Baseball roundup: Lions beat Burlington for key win in NWC title race

WHATCOM — Lynden positioned itself in the thick of the Northwest Conference title race and handed Burlington its first league loss of the season with 4-1 win over the host Tigers on Thursday, April 21. The ...

Soccer roundup: Lyncs win three straight, clinch postseason berth

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian clinched a postseason berth and gained an inside track to the Northwest Conference 1A’s No. 2 seed with three league victories last week. The Lyncs (4-8-2, 3-5-2 Northwest ...

Softball roundup: Pioneers, Mountaineers rout Burlington

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley racked up 14 hits and rode a pair of big innings to a 12-1 six-inning conference win over Burlington on Thursday, April 21. The visiting Pioneers (8-7, 3-4 Northwest Conference) ...

Girls golf roundup: Baker’s Bergman, Lynden’s Ming share medalist honors

WHATCOM — Lynden’s Jade Ming and Mount Baker’s Clara Bergman each shot an 18-hole 91 to share medalist honors in a six-school event on Thursday, April 21, at Swinomish Golf Links in Anacortes. Bergman ...