From the Margin: A rich Catholic legacy still blesses us

We were strolling the corridors of the Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane over the holiday weekend. We were not lost. Daughter Rebecca will remain tethered to the general whereabouts of the hospital ...

EDITORIAL: Community event a success for all

Thank you, Lynden Pioneer Museum. Sure, the Lynde 500 isn’t the largest event in downtown Lynden each year, but having a family-friendly and free spectator opportunity (with free food, mind you) adds ...

Letters to the editor – Sept. 4

We don’t even know what is in Obama’s plan Have you read the new proposed Obama healthcare act? Today, I called Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for a copy. They don’t have any and can’t get any, I ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...

Engedi Refuge Ministries hosting run/walk at Lake Padden

WHATCOM — The first-ever Run4Refuge is set for Saturday, Sept. 28, at Lake Padden. The family event, which includes a 2.6-mile walk/run, will benefit Engedi Refuge Ministries, a local ministry, and help ...

Cornerstone Christian hosting Soccer Carnival Day

LYNDEN — Cornerstone Christian School will host a Soccer Carnival Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Bender Fields to help kick off the new Lynden Youth Sports soccer league season. ...

Louws seeks transportation advisors

WHATCOM — Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws is seeking citizen volunteers to serve on the county Citizens’ Transportation Advisory Group. CTAG facilitates ongoing citizen participation in support ...

Lynden resident receives Major of the Year award from national physical education association

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lynden’s Eric Hersman, a student at Central Washington University, was named University Major of the Year at the National American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation ...

Building industry candidate debate events Sept. 18, 25

BELLINGHAM — The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County will host a candidate debate on Wednesday, Sept. 18, for the four 2013 contested County Council races. At Baker Creek Place headquarters, ...
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Football: Baker taking it one week at a time

DEMING — Following a semifinals appearance in the 1A state football playoffs last season, the Mount Baker Mountaineers enter 2013 with a chip on their shoulder. However, the loss of most of their offensive ...