Two killed in apparent drunk driving collision

Guide Meridian was closed early Tuesday as police investigated two-car crash LYNDEN — Drunken driving was suspected in a two-car head-on crash that killed two men on Guide Meridian Road early Tuesday ...

The top five news stories of 2013

WHATCOM — Newness. Exciting and even anticipated newness. That is what dominates the top of our top-five news stories of 2013. But there’s also plenty of controversy, political discussion and even ...

Ag-Watershed Project looking for producer on technical review

WHATCOM — The county’s agricultural land protection program is implementing an Ag-Watershed Project that needs an additional producer on its technical review committee. The grant-funded project aims ...

First TED Talk Tuesday is Jan. 14

BELLINGHAM — The first TED Talk Tuesday event will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in the lower level theatre of Explorations Academy, 1701 Ellis St., two blocks south of Bellingham High School. ...

Larrabee Park management plan to be created

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is starting to develop a management plan for Larrabee State Park near Bellingham. The public is invited to participate in the process by ...

Red Cross aids after Dec. 24 fire

WHATCOM — Volunteers with the Mt. Baker American Red Cross chapter responded to a house fire on the Pole Road near Lynden at 3:46 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The fire completely destroyed the home, leaving ...

Margaret DeWaard

Margaret (Likkel) DeWaard passed away peacefully at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden the morning after Christmas. She was 90 years old. Margaret was born to William and Anna (VanderTuin) Likkel ...

Military News

Army Reserve Pvt. Elijah R. Andrews has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition ...

Caroline Huisingh

Caroline Dena Huisingh, of Lynden, passed away on Dec. 20, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center from pneumonia and congestive heart failure. She was born to Henry and Martha Plagerman in Hull, N.D., ...

Betty Engler

Betty Engler went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. She was 90, born on June 26, 1923, in Lynden, to Cornelius and Sadie (Heeringa) Radder. Betty married Erwin Engler on Feb. 18, 1944, in ...