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Hot weather record-setting in June

LYNDEN — Depending on whom you want to believe, the temperature this Fourth of July and beyond could easily top 90 degrees. And whether you go with the National Weather Service’s conservative forecast ...

Pair face charges of attempted murder

WHATCOM ­— Two are behind bars and awaiting court proceedings for attempted first-degree murder following the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, June ...
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Berry harvest moving quickly

The Whatcom County raspberry harvest is seeing one of its earliest starts ever, as some farms got going June 20. Above, units of I Q Berry Farms of Lynden gather for transfer of barrels on Halverstick ...

City rules limit each house to three days of watering a week

LYNDEN — For those not sitting around in the evenings reading the Lynden Municipal Code — specifically section 13.04.300 — city officials want to remind citizens that rules do stipulate only three ...

Everson man, 75, shot, injured; two, ages 23 and 26, in jail for attempted murder

  WHATCOM ­— Two have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reports.   Esmeralda ...

Fun-filled slate for 24th annual Community Days

SUMAS — For this northernmost town, the last Saturday in June always means one thing: Sumas Community Days.   The annual event, which began in 1991 to celebrate Sumas’ centennial anniversary, is ...

LHS Class of 1965 is to be honored at July 11 reunion

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden High School Class of 1965 will be honored at this year’s reunion to be held on Saturday, July 11, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Building.   A social hour ...

Charter review process wrapping

  WHATCOM ­— The Charter Review Commission is wrapping up its package of proposed county government structure changes to be sent to voters in November.   The emphasis is definitely on elections. ...
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Road rebuilds all over

Hannegan Road in reconstruction south of Hemmi   WHATCOM ­— Hannegan Road is limited to single-lane flagged traffic south of Hemmi Road weekdays for the next six weeks.   The restriction began ...

PSE, PogoZone supply new computers to youth center

  SUMAS — Puget Sound Energy and PogoZone teamed up to donate six computers to the Sumas youth center last year, providing the facility and the kids it serves with a much-needed update in technology. ...