Young Everson woman found dead in Snohomish County

LAKE STEVENS — The cause and manner of death of a young Everson woman found dead are still pending, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.   The body of Stephanie S. Kensigner, 22, ...

Mt. Baker Highway now closed at Anderson Creek for 11 weeks

  BELLINGHAM — Drivers who use State Route 542 east of Bellingham should be prepared for an 11-week detour starting Tuesday, July 14.   The highway is now closed in both directions near Anderson ...

Passenger dies in July 6 crash on Clearbrook Road

  WHATCOM ­— The suspect driver in a Clearbrook Road crash that killed his passenger on Monday, July 6, fled the scene on foot and was captured over four hours later, investigator say.   The ...

Elements Hospitality opens mini golf for Razz

LYNDEN — Elements Hospitality will host both the Make Jesus Famous event that caps the Northwest Raspberry Festival in downtown Lynden on Saturday and open the Dutch Village Mall basement for free mini ...

Primary election does not pertain to Lynden, Everson, Sumas areas

  WHATCOM — Ballots for the Aug. 4 primary election will be mailed on Wednesday, July 15. But County Auditor Debbie Adelstein notes that not all Whatcom County voters will have a primary because ...

Legislators really delivered for Lynden

By Scott Korthuis   It is easy to become overwhelmed with news about government, especially because so much of it is discouraging. But we in Lynden are recipients of some very good news as a result ...

Louws: We have mental health, substance abuse facility already

  WHATCOM ­— County Executive Jack Louws says that the county already has a 16-bed mental health evaluation and treatment facility and will keep it operating when a new jail is built.   Louws ...

Letters to the editor – published July 15

There’s more than just a flag to blame   How sad that something as complex as how we feel about each other’s behaviors, race and culture can be reduced to a flag. Are we really sure that the stars ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 15 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustment, second-floor conference room, ...

Calendar

ONGOING Farmers market The Lynden Farmers Market continues on Thursday afternoons from noon to 5 p.m. through October. Varied vendors of garden produce and crafted creations. Contact: Dave, 961-4061 and ...