Local police lose BP interpretation

WHATCOM — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced last week that the Border Patrol will no longer provide interpretation assistance in routine local law enforcement matters. But that practice ...

Open house for retiring chamber office manager Jeannie Rozeboom

LYNDEN — Jeannie Rozeboom is retiring as the office manager of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce after 14 years and the chamber will host an open house to bid her farewell from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday, ...

NEXUS lane hours make yet another change

SUMAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced additional modifications to the NEXUS program at the Sumas port of entry. Effective Dec. 14, the dedicated NEXUS-only lane now operates ...

Big bridal show coming to county on Jan. 6

BELLINGHAM — Northwest Washington’s largest wedding fashion show will be among the highlights on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the 20th annual Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo. Bridal Inspirations will run from ...

DeWaard & Bode donating proceeds of sales from recycled appliances

WHATCOM — DeWaard & Bode, owned by Lyndenite Jerry Roorda, has launched a program that will recycle used appliances with 100 percent of the proceeds being donated to nonprofit organizations in Whatcom ...

School board sees record nine applicants for open seat

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board met Saturday morning to discuss an unprecedented number of applications for an open board seat. Gary Vis, board president, is resigning his position effective Dec. 31, ...
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Animated Christmas: The best show in town

LYNDEN — Emerald Way isn’t a highly traveled road in town. Not many cul-de-sac streets are. But in December the traffic off Benson Road can make it tough for Ryan Mitchell even to pull into his own ...
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WATCH: Animated Christmas lights in Lynden

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Jansen Art Center recognized by regional architects for excellence

LYNDEN — Those who worked on the renovation and complete remodel of two historic buildings in downtown Lynden to turn them into the combined Jansen Art Center knew they had a special project. Now others ...

Sumas NEXUS hours modified

SUMAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified its NEXUS program at the Sumas port of entry. Starting this week, the dedicated NEXUS-only lane will operate between 7 and 11 a.m. seven days a ...