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Firefighter recruitment event Saturday

  LYNDEN — In a joint effort of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and the Lynden Fire Department, a Career Fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 10 a.m. at Station 75, 215 Fourth St. ...

Hovander Park plant sale May 9

  FERNDALE — The annual plant sale of WSU Whatcom Extension will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at Hovander Homestead Park.   Locally grown tomato plants, perennials, herbs and ...
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Avenue Bread to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Teri Treat, co-owner of the coming Waples Mercantile Building in the former Delft Square location, has announced the signing of Avenue Bread as the revitalized building’s “premier tenant.” ...

Fireworks limited to July 1-5, 2016

  LYNDEN ­— The city law on fireworks is changing — a little.   The City Council’s unanimous action of Feb. 17 brings 1963 city code back into compliance with state law, and it slightly ...

Gas prices keep going up, but still way below 2014

  SEATTLE ­— Average retail gasoline prices in Washington rose 9.1 cents per gallon in the week ended Sunday, Feb. 22, to an average of $2.42, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas ...
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Car fire sparks downtown

LYNDEN — An odd sight greeted Monday morning commuters through downtown Lynden: A burnt-out BMW sitting unattended in the city parking lot at Front and Seventh streets.   But the vehicle was attended ...

Ericksen pushes transportation efficiency ideas in WA Senate

  OLYMPIA — Washington taxpayers are getting one ferry for the price of three, says state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and the state is paying far more for sales tax on road projects than even ...

Law enforcement learning camp for high school juniors, seniors

  OLYMPIA — Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career can spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities.   Applications ...

Tree fruit the focus at March 7 Skagit field day

  MOUNT VERNON — The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington ...

March workshop is on irrigation

  LYNDEN — A March 6 half-day workshop will deal with strategies for improved delivery in agricultural irrigation.   WSU Extension, with financial support from the Washington red raspberry and ...