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Parks and Rec District to discuss Bender Fields

LYNDEN — A special Thursday meeting of the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District commissioners will allow the public to comment on the concept of running a bond to help create new restrooms and ...

Primary election ballots due Tuesday

WHATCOM — Only voters in District 1 of southern Whatcom County vote in the primary election on the three-way race for county Public Utility District commissioner. That nonpartisan race matches up first-term ...
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Redemption for local runners

LANGLEY — At the end of the 2013 Ragnar Race, a relay from Blaine to Langley on Whidbey Island, Lynden’s Amy VanDalen and her 11 running teammates were just a little disappointed. The 12 women had ...

Councilor Bode: Fireworks not a high city priority

LYNDEN -— The city Public Safety Committee will allow time at some point for public comment on fireworks in Lynden, but it is not a high priority, said committee member and Lynden city councilor Gary ...
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Three sisters give up their long hair for a new look, cause

LYNDEN -— Not only did the three Spoelstra girls give up their thick long tresses of hair for cancer sufferers. They also got a nifty new hair styling in the process. “It makes them look so much older” ...
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Replica historic ships in Blaine July 29 to Aug. 3

BLAINE — Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and her companion ship, Hawaiian Chieftain, will visit Blaine July 29 to Aug. 3. The visit includes Drayton Harbor Day Aug. 2-3. The ships ...

Lummi Island ferry in drydock Sept. 3-17, walk-on only

GOOSEBERRY POINT -— Annual drydock for the Lummi Island ferry Whatcom Chief is scheduled to go from Wednesday, Sept. 3, through Sept. 17, with regular service resuming Sept. 18, according to Whatcom ...

County roads and Lynden streets being chip-sealed

WHATCOM -— Ten north county roads plus streets within the city of Lynden will receive a chip-seal treatment by Whatcom County Public Works the week of July 21-24. The work will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. ...

Primary election already upon us

County primary election ballots are mailed out WHATCOM — Ballots for the Aug. 5 primary election were mailed out to registered voters Friday by the County Auditor’s Office. If you don’t receive your ...

Maple Falls WWU grad honored

BELLINGHAM — A Maple Falls student at Western Washington University was among the Outstanding Graduates honored for the 2013-14 academic year at spring commencement on June 14. Faculty members from the ...