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New lighted flag flies at Lynden Community Center

LYNDEN ­— A cooperative effort once again has a lighted U.S. flag flying continuously at the Lynden Community Center. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9301 took charge, getting the 5-by-8-foot nylon all-weather ...

Chamber board adds two

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce board of directors added Jeanette Sharp of Banner Bank and Sheri Robertson of Foxxy Brown’s to vacant board positions during a February meeting. Also, Dave Dodson ...

Legislators to hold March 16 Ferndale town hall meeting

OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, invite Whatcom County residents to a town hall meeting in Ferndale on Saturday, March 16. “There are many important issues ...

Letters to the editor – March 13

New jail is way too large for our needs As a current Whatcom County resident I am concerned with the new jail that is proposed and in the planning stages. We definitely need a new jail, but at the correct ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. Details: Samya, 676-6907. ...
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The boys of summer are back

WHATCOM — Chad Richter stepped off the mound Monday afternoon after the first inning of Meridian’s game against Sultan. The talented senior pitcher had just allowed three runs. He jogged off the field, ...

Hitting the links

LYNDEN — At this time last year, Lynden golf coach Russ Dorr had a goal on his mind. He wanted to help his team win a Northwest Conference title and make a deep run into the district tournament. After ...
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Fastpitch under way

WHATCOM — Whenever a team is able to return the majority of its starters, it’s a great benefit in building toward the future. For Lynden Lions fastpitch, coach Steve Petersen welcomes back eight key ...

Babysitter clinic set for April, May

LYNDEN — The Lynden Fire Department hosts a babysitter clinic for those wanting to gain certification in CPR and first aid, learn how to use a fire extinguisher and learn home safety and kid-friendly ...

Hinotes Crossfit gym a workout

LYNDEN — Matt Lovelady has taken his love and experience with strength training and conditioning and turned it into a growing business at Hinotes Corner. His Crossfit iluvit gym opened in January and ...