Latest News

Council pays moment of silence to Boston tragedy

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden City Council observed a time of silence at the start of its Monday meeting for reflection upon the Boston Marathon bombings that have stunned the nation. Presiding in Mayor Scott ...
Screen Shot 2013-04-16 at 2.22.35 PM

LC student, 15, heads up successful purity-based nonprofit

LYNDEN — Many students aren’t even thinking about college at age 15. But Lynden Christian High School student Madison Wiese already has her own nonprofit. “I started it after I got back from a mission ...

Ferndale voting on new library

FERNDALE ­— City voters get their chance to say whether they will pay $550,000 more to assure a new library gets built in town. If approved, the levy would be the finishing touch in five years of fundraising ...
Screen Shot 2013-04-16 at 1.46.21 PM

Lynden adds new police officer

LYNDEN — For the Lynden Police Department’s first additional officer since 2004, it worked out to hire Jeremy Freeman, a 12-year veteran of the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. Freeman, who started ...

Woman dies in Maple Falls creek

MAPLE FALLS — At about 9:20 p.m. on April 8, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7400 block of the Mt. Baker Highway on a 911 call that a woman had fallen into a creek and was unresponsive, ...

Bill Knutzen bidding for reelection to County Council

WHATCOM — County Council member Bill Knutzen on Monday announced he is running for reelection to his at-large position. A fourth-generation Whatcom County resident, Bill and his wife Sandy own Communication ...

Planning panel chair Michelle Luke seeks council seat

WHATCOM — Michelle Luke, Whatcom County Planning Commission chair, has announced her candidacy for the Whatcom County Council from District 3. Carl Weimer is the two-tern incumbent. In a press release ...

Oscar Rodriguez to plead guilty in adult court

LYNDEN — Seventeen-year-old Oscar Rodriguez, one of the alleged shooters involved the “drug deal gone bad” shooting death of Jesse Winchester on Nov. 11, 2011, on Bradley Road in Lynden will not ...

Shooting suspect caught after manhunt

SEATTLE — Three suspects are in U.S. custody following a standoff and subsequent manhunt involving Border Patrol agents on Tuesday, April 2, near Reese Hill and Heady Roads in the foothills above Sumas. ...

All-Lynden meeting tonight

LYNDEN ­— The elected officials, 18 in all, of three Lynden-area governmental entities come together for their second meeting tonight at City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St. The entities are the City of ...