Meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 12 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Mount Baker School Board, district offices, 4956 Deming ...

Letters to the editor

Can’t trust Planned Parenthood Doesn’t it seem odd that Planned Parenthood would claim only 3 percent of their services are abortions? Why would any organization put so much effort into defending 3 ...

Archive: Plans for museum dropped (Aug. 11, 1955)

The Lynden Museum Committee disbanded this week. The committee had hoped to reserve a pioneer home in the Lynden district for a museum. They had planned to purchase the old Slade home, but it was sold ...

Lynden PRCA rodeo contestants listed

LYNDEN — A total of 223 contestants are slated to compete in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event on Aug. 18-19 as part of the Northwest Washington Fair. Some of the world’s top-ranked ...

Renovated barbershop is showcase of relics

LYNDEN ­— Renovating and expanding the rustic barbershop at 818 Front St. gave Blake Starkenburg the chance to furnish it with plenty of history. Everything in the small shop — which opened for business ...

Revving up Lynde 500

… This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe Now

Open burning still banned in spite of some rain

WHATCOM — Even with some recent rainfall, local fuel moisture levels are low and fire danger remains significant, and so all open burning restrictions continue until further notice, says the Whatcom ...

No WTA bus fares systemwide during fair week

WHATCOM — WTA will provide free rides on all buses (except the route to Mount Vernon) Aug. 16-22, the week of the Northwest Washington Fair. For riders headed to the Lynden fair, Whatcom Transportation ...

Library system youth services director named

WHATCOM ­— Thom Barthelmess has been named youth services manager for the Whatcom County Library System, a position recently incorporated into the system’s management team. Barthelmess will provide ...

Mobile blood unit at Fairway Center today, tomorrow

LYNDEN ­— A blood drive for Bloodworks Northwest is today and tomorrow, Aug. 12-13, on the east side of the Fairway Center parking lot along 17th Street. The hours at the mobile unit will be 11 a.m. ...