Latest News

Lynden man allegedly shoots from vehicle along Aaron Drive

LYNDEN — An altercation that began in new apartments on the 2200 block of Sedge Street near the corner of Northwood and East Badger roads spilled into the city streets of Lynden on Tuesday afternoon. ...
Picture 20

The giving of Gideon

The Gideons organization on Saturday supplied 30 Bibles to be placed in the guest rooms of The Inn at Lynden. A ceremony of prayer and blessing preceded in the inn’s mezzanine conference room. Pictured ...

Home show is Friday through Sunday

More than 170 vendors coming to Lynden    LYNDEN — The 37th annual Whatcom County Home and Garden Show is this week Friday through Sunday, March 4-6, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds’ Jansen ...

Lynden beard judging set

LYNDEN ­— Judging of the Lynden 125 Beard and Mustache Challenge will be on Saturday, March 12, in the lobby of The Inn of the new Waples Building. Contestants may drop by anytime from 11 a.m. to 1 ...

State Rep. Scott, of Monroe, to run for Congress in 1st District in 2016 election

WHATCOM ­— Elizabeth Scott, currently a 39th District Republican state representative from Monroe, is running for Congress in the 1st District, which includes northern Whatcom County. With a farming ...

Ski to Sea Race back to normal snow-sport start

Registration now open for May 29 countywide event    BELLINGHAM — As you may have noticed, a snowpack is back in Washington’s mountains, and that’s good news for the Ski to Sea Race. Registration ...

State economists predict economic slump

OLYMPIA — For the first time in two years, state economists have lowered their revenue forecast for government operations. An update issued Feb. 17 is the final one legislators receive for adjusting ...

Port to dedicate carved Coast Salish story pole

BELLINGHAM — All are invited to witness the dedication of a Coast Salish story pole as the first permanent public art installation at Bellingham International Airport. The event will take place at 1 ...

Middle schoolers can explore at WCC workshops

BELLINGHAM — Two upcoming workshops at Whatcom Community College introduce middle school students to non-traditional education and career paths. The March 5 Guys and Guts and April 16 Girls Go Tech programs ...

Linda Barsalou directing facility rentals at fairgrounds

LYNDEN — Linda Barsalou, a longtime Whatcom County resident, has been named director of facility rentals and business development at the Northwest Washington Fair & Event Center. Barsalou is responsible ...