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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, ...

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.   Leading ...
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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.   One ...
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Relaying with granddaughters

Virgil Stremler, who is doing well after surgery for esophageal cancer, enjoys a picture-taking moment with granddaughters at the Relay For Life of North Whatcom Friday evening at the Northwest Washington ...

Klein arraigned in court

BELLINGHAM — The man whose vehicle struck and killed two Windward High School students and injured two others will face trial proceedings on multiple charges beginning Aug. 26.   William J. Klein, ...

Polly Moore, longtime post office employee, diagnosed with cancer

  LYNDEN — Polly Moore, a longtime employee at the Lynden Post Office, was recently diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer.   After spending nearly three weeks in the hospital, Moore was released ...

YWAM adds worship event to Razz Fest

LYNDEN — Nothing kicks off a new Youth With a Mission (YWAM) base quite like getting the group’s founder, Loren Cunningham, to speak.   As YWAM continues its plans to create a base in Lynden, ...

Issue in court: dog kennel in ag zone?

  WHATCOM — Rover Stay Over, a Hannegan Road dog kennel in conflict with the county and some neighbors as well, is asserting its case with an appeal in Whatcom County Superior Court.   Dozens ...