Renovated barbershop is showcase of relics

The barbershop is entirely refurnished with authentic period pieces. (Courtesy Photo) LYNDEN ­— Renovating and expanding the rustic barbershop at 818 Front St. gave Blake Starkenburg the chance to furnish ...

Revving up Lynde 500

Travis Remy is even using his pushkart, which he will race in the Labor Day Lynde 500 event, as a baby stroller for 9-month-old daughter Eleanor as he walks around town. Sign-up for Lynde 500 and pushkart ...

Open burning still banned in spite of some rain

WHATCOM — Even with some recent rainfall, local fuel moisture levels are low and fire danger remains significant, and so all open burning restrictions continue until further notice, says the Whatcom ...

No WTA bus fares systemwide during fair week

WHATCOM — WTA will provide free rides on all buses (except the route to Mount Vernon) Aug. 16-22, the week of the Northwest Washington Fair. For riders headed to the Lynden fair, Whatcom Transportation ...

Library system youth services director named

WHATCOM ­— Thom Barthelmess has been named youth services manager for the Whatcom County Library System, a position recently incorporated into the system’s management team. Barthelmess will provide ...

Mobile blood unit at Fairway Center today, tomorrow

LYNDEN ­— A blood drive for Bloodworks Northwest is today and tomorrow, Aug. 12-13, on the east side of the Fairway Center parking lot along 17th Street. The hours at the mobile unit will be 11 a.m. ...

State committee tries to move date of presidential primary

OLYMPIA — Secretary of State Kim Wyman was to convene the Presidential Primary Committee at the Seattle Airport Marriott at SeaTac the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 11. The purpose was to consider moving ...

Lynden slowpitch softball registration deadline Friday

LYNDEN — The deadline to register for the Lynden slowpitch fall softball league is Friday, Aug. 15. The season will begin the week of Aug. 24 and run for six weeks, with one doubleheader per week. The ...

Lynden Family Medicine offering sports physicals, welcoming all school districts

LYNDEN — Lynden Family Medicine is offering school sports physicals at its Lynden office, on Grover St., on Aug. 25, beginning at 7 p.m. All school districts are welcome. The cost is $25 per athlete, ...

Loomis Trail Road to be closed for two weeks

BLAINE — Drivers who use Loomis Trail Road near Portal Way should be aware of a two-week detour that started Tuesday, Aug. 11. The Washington State Department of Transportation closed Loomis Trail just ...