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High-achieving teachers leading

WHATCOM — Lynden resident Melissa Engels likes to challenge herself. That’s a major reason why she decided several years ago to become a National Board Certified Teacher. “Part of it was, I saw some ...
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Why Darigold is expanding by 46%

LYNDEN ­— Producing 46 percent more milk powder than its predecessor, the new Darigold drying tower rising on Lynden’s skyline helps position the company for growing export markets in Asia and China. ...

Gun debate firing off in Lynden too

LYNDEN — The Falcon Productions Gun & Knife Show comes to Lynden four times each year. But people are taking a little more notice about the visit this Saturday and Sunday at the Northwest Washington ...
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‘HONK!’ premiering at LC: What to expect?

LYNDEN — The Lynden Christian High School spring musical is here again, and attendees can expect fun for the entire family, regardless of age. “HONK!” premieres at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, and director ...

Everson citizens line streets to honor Chief Ramstead

EVERSON ­— Hundreds of people stood at solemn attention in brisk cold on flag-lined Main Street Monday morning to pay final tribute to their 50-year-old Police Chief Eric Ramstead, who died Jan. 15. ...

Brian Johnson appointed new member of five-person Lynden School Board

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board should have sold tickets to its Thursday night meeting, because it was one of the most well-attended in recent memory. The board commented on the turnout before attending ...
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Lynden native recognized for contributions to Defense division

SAN DIEGO — Ron Broersma, a native of Lynden, has been honored for his contributions to science and engineering in a division of the U.S. Navy. Broersma is chief engineer of the information technology ...
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New Congresswoman meets area farmers

EVERSON — Samson Estates Winery owner Rob Dhaliwal gave Rep. Suzan DelBene a tour of his Everson-area property this week. And then the Congresswoman for the new 1st District sat down with about 15 area ...

Commission’s Ferndale meeting to honor action taken against domestic violence

FERNDALE ­— The Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence will hold its bimonthly meeting at the new Ferndale Police Station, 2220 Main St., at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24. At ...

Forum to feature Whatcom County’s small-city mayors

FERNDALE — Small-city mayors talk in a roundtable discussion from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 16, in the council chambers of Ferndale City Hall, 5694 Second Ave. The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom ...