City takes another step toward new parkland

LYNDEN — The Lynden City Council took another step in the slow process of adding 40 acres of park property on the west side of town. During Monday evening’s council meeting, the council members approved ...

Zion Lutheran Church celebrates 111th year

CUSTER — Zion Lutheran Church, 7215 Valley View Rd., hosts a celebration of its 111th year on Saturday, Aug. 9. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a program on the history of Zion and ...

Chip-sealing continues near Lynden

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works department will continue chip-sealing through Aug. 7, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the following roads: East Boundary, Pangborn, Assink, Bloom, ...

The Woods Coffee creates single-serve cold brews

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee now sells its cold brew coffee in new single-serve, 12-ounce to-go bottles. Previously, cold brew was available in either in-store cups or growlers to go. “People are looking ...
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Much making midnight madness

LYNDEN — Brady Bomber enjoys a quality plot twist, so he created a new way to finish off the Lynden Christian girls basketball summer season in his first year as head coach of the Lyncs. Playing off ...
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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 ...