Bond resolution expected Thursday

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board’s meeting on Thursday is shaping up to be a big one. Lynden Superintendent Jim Frey has drafted a seven- to eight-page resolution document consisting of language outlining ...

South Fork inner-tubing still OK

ACME ­— Summer inner-tubers down the South Fork of the Nooksack River can expect to meet up with as much law enforcement as Sheriff Bill Elfo can muster with his available money and deputies. Since ...
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An artistic bus

The Lynden Library was one of three host sites for the WTA’s contest to have kids draw the next art on the sides of county buses. The WTA will take until Aug. 14 to judge the art from Lynden, Ferndale ...
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Scout replaces LMS main planter as Eagle Project

LYNDEN ­— For his Eagle Scout project, Paul Valdez, 16, rebuilt the planter for the Lynden Middle School announcement sign — and he didn’t even go to the school. Valdez is homeschooled. With about ...

Rome Grange sees $60,000 septic system bill, needs help

WHATCOM — The Rome Grange septic system doesn’t just need fixing, it needs replacing. And that comes with a $60,000 price tag, a hefty undertaking for the community grange located on the Mt. Baker ...

Robbery suspects shot, wounded

WHATCOM — Officers shot and wounded a pair of robbery suspects following a high-speed chase on Mt. Baker Highway Thursday evening. At approximately 5:47 p.m. on Thursday, Bellingham Police responded ...

Lynden border runners caught

LYNDEN — A U.S. Border Patrol remote video surveillance system operator observed four people illegally cross the U.S.-Canada border northeast of Lynden on Aug. 6. Agents responded to the area and located ...

Everson man arrested for lewd conduct on Thiel Road Thursday

WHATCOM ­— At about 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jose Rodriguez-Rene of Everson was booked into the Whatcom County Jail on investigation of attempted indecent liberties. The Rodriguez-Rene arrest and booking was ...

Court completes Lynden cemeteries’ plot reclamation process

WHATCOM — After a three-year legal process, Cemetery District 10 has been given authority to sell abandoned plots in the Lynden and Greenwood cemeteries. Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Deborra E. ...

Shellfish harvest reopens on most local beaches

WHATCOM — The Washington State Department of Health has reopened recreational shellfish harvesting on all Whatcom County beaches except in Portage Bay off the Lummi peninsula. Portage Bay remains closed ...