Letters to the editor

Kershner doesn’t own her past mistakes I am really disappointed in Kathy Kersher’s refusal to own up to her mistakes. In 2010 while on County Council, she voted to cut funding for both domestic violence ...

Calendar

ONGOING Choral rehearsals The Lynden Choral Society begins rehearsing for Handel’s “Messiah” on Monday, Sept. 21, at First Christian Reformed Church, 1010 Front St., from 7 to 9:15 p.m. New members ...

Youth choir to rehearse 7 times, perform at Jansen Art Center during the holidays

LYNDEN ­— A community youth choir will be formed this fall for ages 9-14 to perform at the Jansen Art Center in early December. Children from Lynden and north Whatcom County are invited to join. This ...

Library system seeks feedback on ‘2020 vision’

WHATCOM — Special community feedback meetings will be held on the Whatcom County Library System’s five-year strategic plan now being developed. Meetings will be on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. ...

Mt. Baker Hwy. is reopened at Anderson Creek

BELLINGHAM — Anderson Creek now flows freely under State Route 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) and traffic resumed over the creek on Tuesday, Sept. 15, as the new Anderson Creek bridge was opened 12 days ahead ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustment, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth ...
The pumpkins coming out of Everybody’s Store organic garden are so big that it only makes sense to auction five of them off, says the store’s Facebook page. “The only problem is lifting the darn things.” You can bid and the winning bid will go to either: Wildland Firefighters Foundation, Mt. Baker Soccer, South Fork Valley Community Association and Everybody’s Store, or a charity of your choice. You’re invited to drop by and view the pumpkins in the Valley Highway garden at Van Zandt before they are harvested. (Courtesy photo/Jeff Margolis)

Growing fall

The pumpkins coming out of Everybody’s Store organic garden are so big that it only makes sense to auction five of them off, says the store’s Facebook page. “The only problem is lifting the darn ...

Flags lowered, raised by VFW on Patriots Day

LYNDEN — On Sept. 11, which has been called Patriots Day, VFW Post 9301 and Auxiliary conducted flag lowering and flag raising ceremonies at several local sites. Flag lowering to half mast was at 6:41 ...

Mount Baker district sessions help 3- and 4-year-olds prep for school

WHATCOM ­— The two county library branches in the Mount Baker School District will offer sessions aiding young children’s readiness for kindergarten. Three- and four-year-old children will be provided ...

Turning Point offers valuable life-change help

BELLINGHAM — Registration is now open for free career and life success courses offered by the Whatcom Community College Turning Point program. Graduates gain skills and confidence to begin new careers ...