Carol’s Hallmark Shop closing after 33 years

LYNDEN — Thirty-three years in and Carol’s Hallmark Shop owner Carol Preston is finally ready for retirement. “Thirty-three years is a long time,” Preston said. “But it isn’t that I haven’t ...

Contract awarded for East Badger roundabouts

LYNDEN — Plans for two new roundabouts on East Badger Road reached a major milestone last week when the Washington State Department of Transportation selected Colacurcio Brothers Construction Company ...

North Whatcom Relay For Life hosting comedy event in May

LYNDEN — The June Relay For Life North Whatcom County may be a few months away, but teams are already forming and events have been lined up. New this year is an auction and comedy show, set for Thursday ...
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A Gift of Dance shows well at first competition of year

LYNDEN — A performance team from A Gift of Dance Company was in its first competition recently in Seattle and each of the contemporary group, contemporary solo, jazz duo and contemporary trio entries ...
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Emmy-winning ‘This Old House’ host appearing at home show

LYNDEN — Steve Thomas, Emmy Award-winning television personality and former host of the home improvement shows “This Old House” and “Renovation Nation,” has partnered with Habitat for Humanity ...
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Fair adds singer Dwight Yoakam to grandstand lineup

LYNDEN — From new-school country to someone with a bit more tested sound, the Northwest Washington Fair is offering up two helpings of country stardom for the Aug. 12-17 event. The fair has announced ...
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Railroad to fix six north Whatcom County crossings

WHATCOM — Following a $105,000 fine handed down by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission on Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway (BNSF) for failing to repair railroad crossing defects ...

Lynden Pioneer Museum looking for antiques for March fundraiser

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum Endowment Foundation wants to use your antiques and collectibles to create happy buyers and cash for the museum. The fourth annual Sale of Antiques & Collectibles ...

Sunday BelleWood Acres event features artists

LYNDEN — BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd., hosts an artist reception and family story time, starting at 2 p.m., on Sunday, March 3. Artist and author Judi Light will read from her new book, “The ...

S&V Insurance adds two agents

LYNDEN — S&V Insurance Services of Lynden has hired Kyle Boon and Bill Knutzen to serve as agents. Boon was born and raised in Whatcom County and graduated from Nooksack Valley High School in 2003. ...