Raspberry crop looks good so far

WHATCOM ­— With a festival to celebrate raspberries just around the corner, local farmers themselves say the harvest looks good so far. “The weather has been excellent for quality,” said veteran ...
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Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain offer tours

BELLINGHAM — Beginning this Friday, residents of Whatcom County will have the opportunity to tour some historical tall ships at the Squalicum Harbor Marina in Bellingham. The two ships that will be available ...

Bellingham waterfront tours run into August

BELLINGHAM — With summer just around the corner, the Port of Bellingham and City of Bellingham are offering special tours to show people the Bellingham Waterfront District redevelopment project. Walking ...
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‘The East’ offers thrills, moral dilemmas

LYNDEN — Like so many good films out there, “The East” asks the classic “would you or wouldn’t you?” question a number of times before its controversial conclusion. Writer-actress Brit Marling ...

Sugar Shack music to kids’ ears

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — When the faint jingle from an old favorite ice cream truck tune hits your ear, stop to reminisce. Then get out of the way and watch the neighborhood’s children rush to the ...

Lynden border drug tunnel plays backdrop to new children’s novel

by Annika Wolters LYNDEN — While driving down Boundary Road, retired clinical social worker Jim Vander May remembered the U.S.-Canadian drug smuggling tunnel underneath the border that was busted in ...

Border survey answers where travelers are going

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Council of Governments (WCOG) has partnered with Western Washington University’s Border Policy Research Institute (BPRI) to conduct a large-scale survey of travelers through the ...

Roadwork closing roads throughout county, Lynden

Weekend closure coming for SR9 WICKERSHAM – Construction to open up fish habitat upstream of State Route 9 roughly one mile north of the Whatcom-Skagit county line will mean two weeks of single-lane ...

Court docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held on June 12, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Barry Bruington, 50, of Lynden, third-degree driving with a suspended license. Fined $300. Stephanie Ballesteros, ...

CALENDAR

ONGOING Arts Market The Bellwether Arts Market runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays in August. The festival atmosphere features over 30 artists booths, vendors and live entertainment.   WEDNESDAY ...