New Ag Water District proposed here

By Henry Bierlink Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the online Whatcom Ag Monthly for August. Water challenges are not new to farmers. Most of the year, our priority is getting rid of storm ...

Letters to the editor – Aug. 28

A Lynden view of the Bellingham writers Letter writers from Bellingham almost invariably follow the same devious pattern. The most recent example (from Erik Hirst, Aug. 21) is instructive. First, the writer ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 28 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, Campus Center room 233 on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 8:30 a.m. Trustees will receive a report on the college goals and initiatives, ...
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A new year, first day of school

Lynden Christian kicked off the Whatcom County 2013-14 school year on Tuesday. Here, second grade students get reacquainted.  But LC students aren’t the only ones hitting the books. It’s ...
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100-year-old building has secrets

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN ­— Planted firmly in the jagged sidewalk at the corner of Fourth and Front streets, the historic Bylsma Building stands weathered and regal, as it has now for 100 years. Today, ...

Whatcom Medic One to be retained, reduced

WHATCOM ­— In 2014 the county will keep its unified emergency medical services (EMS) system intact although scaled down slightly, all with a view to asking voters in two years for more funding. That ...

Lynden’s Jalani Phelps talks Lions football

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300 Bosmans celebrate their ancestry at historic barn

LYNDEN ­— About 300 descendants from the 1906 marriage of John Bosman and Alice Hendricks gathered Saturday at the family homestead on Van Dyk Road. They shared a big salmon barbecue, received a 100-page ...
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New reflector signs meant to alert drivers to freezing temperatures on roads

WHATCOM — There’s a new type of road sign in Whatcom County, but you probably won’t take much notice of it until the first Northeaster starts blowing. The county public works department has installed ...

Hannegan work near Laurel Road

WHATCOM ­— The Hannegan Road pavement rehabilitation project, involving grinding and paving, will continue this week in the vicinity of Laurel Road to approximately 1,000 feet south of Pole Road (State ...