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LCHS athletic facilities to be rebuilt

LYNDEN — Roughly 13 years after ground was broken on Lynden Christian High School’s initial reconstruction phase, a fundraising effort is announced to get the third — and final — phase going in ...
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Woman’s burn story inspires

WHATCOM -— It’s hard to calculate how many people have been inspired to go on from traumatic burn injury, or other serious life issues, by the story of Kimberly Calman-McMurray. She has credibility ...

State of the City address focuses on projects

LYNDEN — In what has turned into an annual event, a Lynden Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week included a State of the City address, updating chamber members on the host of projects happening within ...

Public forum on water districts is Tuesday, Sept. 30

WHATCOM -— A second public forum on the idea of forming irrigation districts in the rural county will be on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 Front St., Lynden. ...
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Lewis 100: A glance back at Lynden sports teams’ success

It’s always a good time to be a Lynden sports fan, but 1961 and 1962 were particular standout years for local fans.   Basketball The Lynden Lions boys’ basketball team took home the state “A” ...
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Soccer carnival aims to grow more

LYNDEN -— Committee members generally associated with Cornerstone Christian School put on a Northwest Soccer Carnival at Bender Fields Saturday that they hope will become bigger and better each year. ...

State loans money to Lynden for downtown project

LYNDEN — Money loaned to Lynden from the state’s Department of Commerce will repair and replace sidewalks, curbs and gutters on Front and Fifth streets. The city also plans to improve the sewer lines ...

What is this charter review slate facing voters?

WHATCOM -— Among Washington’s 39 counties, Whatcom is one of only six to have adopted a Home Rule Charter that must be reviewed every 10 years. The charter works like a local constitution defining ...

Annual toy show returns to fairgrounds this weekend

LYNDEN — Gene Van Beek first started the annual Puget Sound Toy Show in 1985, and the show is still going strong in 2014. “I went to the big threshing bee that’s in August, and I thought, ‘There ...

Saturday forum features PUD race

BELLINGHAM -— These are upcoming political events sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County: • Saturday, Sept. 27, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Bellingham City Council chambers, 210 ...