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‘The Sound of Music’ coming to Claire vg stage for first show in new season

LYNDEN — As Maria might sing, “The Claire vg Thomas Theatre is alive with ‘The Sound of Music,’” and theater-goers can experience it beginning Wednesday, Sept. 24. The Rodgers & Hammerstein ...

Van’s Plumbing & Electric moving into fire station

LYNDEN — Randy Smit, owner of Van’s Plumbing & Electric Inc., said he started glancing at the former fire station on 19th Street in October 2013. About a full year later, Smit will finish moving ...

3-year-old died of E. coli strain

WHATCOM -— Health authorities have not been able to determine the specific source of an E. coli infection that took the life of a 3-year-old Lynden girl on Sept. 5. The death of Brooklyn Hoksbergen, ...

Lummi ferry to return to service

WHATCOM -— The Lummi Island ferry Whatcom Chief is scheduled to return to service on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at about 3 p.m. This scheduled return to service date is contingent upon successful completion ...

County planning hearing set

WHATCOM -— The Whatcom County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the draft six-year (2015-20) Capital Improvement Program for Whatcom County Facilities at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. ...

Vehicle Lights On event Oct. 4

WHATCOM -— The annual Lights On project of inspection and replacement of faulty vehicle lights will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 4, at two locations locally. Whatcom County members ...

Lynden finances gets clean review

OLYMPIA -— The city of Lynden fully complied with all financial reporting and internal controls in using federal awards for the calendar year 2013, State Auditor Troy Kelley reports.  … This ...
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CHCC to add new building, services

LYNDEN -— The Christian Health Care Center hopes to have a new adult day health center built and running by mid-2015. The 5,400-square-foot center, capable of serving 60 persons per day, will be on property ...
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Supt. Don Kok ending 22 years at LC

LYNDEN — Kids in Lynden Christian Schools raise their hands in class when they have questions or answers, just like children in every other school. But when Superintendent Don Kok puts up his hand before ...

City eyes Badger site for Public Works

LYNDEN -— Former telephone company property on East Badger Road could become the city’s long-sought public works yard. The Lynden City Council on Monday decided to offer $1.22 million for the 3.84 ...