City of Lynden – Legal Notice of Public Hearing

CITY OF LYNDEN LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING ESTABLISHMENT OF AMBULANCE UTILITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lynden City Council will be holding a public hearing and will be taking public ...

Lawrence Burton

Lawrence Dean Burton, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at home on Dec. 20, 2013, at age 85 due to a heart attack. Larry retired from the Air Force in 1970 after serving for 20 years. ...

Farm Bill gets conference committee OK

WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday, Jan. 27, a majority of the members on a joint House-Senate conference committee to negotiate a new Farm Bill approved a report on a final five-year Farm Bill. Congresswoman ...

Local recycling increased 4.6 percent in 2013

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling customers increased their recycling by 4.6 percent in 2013, surpassing 6 million pounds for the third consecutive year, the company reports. Nooksack ...

Elected officials to meet to begin growth planning

BELLINGHAM ­— Elected officials from around Whatcom County will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, in County Courthouse Room 513 to discuss growth management planning issues with support staff. After a ...

New Bakerview blood center opens

BELLINGHAM ­— The new Puget Sound Blood Center was scheduled to open its new location in Bakerview Square, 410 W. Bakerview Rd., to the public on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The new facility expands in both area ...

Two wanted for crimes against minors arrested by CBP locally

WHATCOM — In separate incidents over the weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) arrested suspects for crimes against minors. At the Pacific Highway port of entry in Blaine, a Richmond, B.C., ...

School election ballots sent; call if not received

WHATCOM ­— Ballots were mailed out on Friday, Jan. 24, to registered voters in the Feb. 11 Ferndale and Lynden school districts’ construction bond elections. If you do not receive your ballot by Friday, ...

W. Badger Road bridge closed

LYNDEN ­— West Badger Road is closed at the Bertrand Creek bridge from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. this week for repairs, Whatcom County Public Works announces. This closure through Jan. 31 between Berthusen and ...

Fire District 1 gets a clean audit

OLYMPIA ­— The Washington State Auditor’s Office has completed an audit of operations of Whatcom County Fire District 1 and found the district in compliance with all applicable state laws and regulations. ...