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Children will have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus during the Christmas in the Park event on Monday, Dec. 7. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

“Christmas in the Park,” lighting contest return to Sumas

Children will have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus during the Christmas in the Park event on Monday, Dec. 7. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) SUMAS — More than 10 years ago, the Sumas Lions Club ...

Thanksgiving food bank distribution in Sumas

Nooksack Valley Food Bank provided turkeys and other food last week during its weekly Sumas distribution, which was Tuesday, Nov. 24, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The Sumas distribution is typically ...

Three injured in Nov. 23 Mt. Baker Highway collision

WHATCOM ­— Three were injured in a two-car collision on the Mt. Baker Highway near Deming at about 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. A 2007 Honda Civic driven by Nicky Lee Millard, 42, of Lynden, was westbound ...

Western Washington creates new Salish Sea Institute

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University will create a new Salish Sea Studies Institute, an interdisciplinary center for collaboration, education, research and community involvement focused on the ...

Choir, jazz combo join WSO

BELLINGHAM — Bring the whole family to enjoy an afternoon of seasonal delights as the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra is joined by the Bellingham Children’s Choir and a Western Washington University jazz ...

Ericksen wants to end fantasy sports restrictions

OLYMPIA — Two senators say it’s time for Washington to end restrictions that, at least technically, prevent the state’s residents from participating in fantasy sports leagues. State Sens. Doug Ericksen, ...

A second stretch of Mt. Baker Hwy. is now one lane

GLACIER — Drivers on the Mt. Baker Highway (State Route 542) need to beware of more traffic constriction. Starting Monday, Nov. 30, emergency repairs got underway to replace a portion of a damaged culvert ...

Filing for diking, drainage and flood control posts next week

WHATCOM — Dec. 7-11 is filing week for candidates to serve as supervisors and directors of diking, drainage, and flood control districts in the county. The general election for these offices will be ...

Browns Tractor & Turf is drop point for Angel Tree gift giving

EVERSON — Live farm animals will join children and teens from Country Partners 4-H Club in a live Nativity from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, front of Elenbaas Country Store and Brown’s Tractor ...

Second Time Around Computers adds competitor

WHATCOM — Second Time Around Computers has added Northwest Computer Repair to its company, a merger that represents the joining of two computer repair and service firms in Whatcom County. Second Time ...