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All Smiles: Father-daughter duo helps team at nationals

WHATCOM — Alexa Smiley has more than a goal from the girls U17 National Championships in North Carolina in July. She also has a second-place finish. The local Whatcom County Rangers team, with Smiley ...

Bellingham Bells to host All-Star game in 2015

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells will host the 2015 West Coast League (WCL) All-Star Game, the eighth All-Star game in the league’s history. “We are excited to have Bellingham as the host of the ...

Parks District asking for $1M bond

LYNDEN — The Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District has finalized its plan and will ask voters to approve a $1 million bond this November, with the money aimed at improving parking and restroom ...
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Catch a little fish history

LUMMI ISLAND — Learn about reefnet fishing while dining on Pacific Northwest salmon at the Lummi Island Reefnet Festival. The event, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, includes an entire ...

State looks for help naming new ferry

OLYMPIA — Construction of the next 144-car ferry is under way and the Washington State Transportation Commission invites people from across the state to get involved and submit their ideas for the new ...
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Parks and Rec District to discuss Bender Fields

LYNDEN — A special Thursday meeting of the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District commissioners will allow the public to comment on the concept of running a bond to help create new restrooms and ...
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Chelsea Van Dalen – Ryan Dykstra wedding

Chelsea Van Dalen and Ryan Dykstra were united in marriage on April 12, 2014, at Faith Reformed Church of Lynden. A reception followed at the fairgrounds Expo Building. The bride is a daughter of Scott ...
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Guide border work begins

WHATCOM -— Drivers, look out for summer road work this week, especially on the Guide Meridian Road. All this week, July 14-18, one lane of SR 539 will be closed near the U.S.-Canada border daily from ...

Museum hosting clock exhibit through Sept. 15

LYNDEN — Whimsical musical clocks and enamel pocket watch stands highlight a clockworks exhibit now on display in the Lynden Pioneer Museum. The exhibit, sponsored by the West Coast Clock & Watch ...

Guide Insurance and Beacon Insurance merge

LYNDEN — Guide Insurance Services Inc. and Beacon Insurance Group Inc. will merge, effective Aug. 1. The joining of the two local, independent agencies will give customers access to “the great customer ...