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Moving forward and giving back

LYNDEN — The scenes are all too familiar in his head. It’s a moment Lynden Christian alum Greg Burgers won’t be forgetting. It was spring 2006 and he and his Lync teammates just took down the rest ...

Life with Lio: Underestimating experience

LYNDEN — It has been some rough times for me recently here in Lynden. For the last seven weeks or so, I’ve woken up at least once a week with my body in some serious agony. Ice packs are applied to ...
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Lobos give it their all in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — When Lynden Lobos manager Clyde Libolt prepared his team for the 12U state tournament last weekend, he knew his kids had put in the hard work to be ready for competition. Being used to playing ...
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Making a Razz Fest

LYNDEN — There are more raspberries slated for this July’s Lynden Raspberry Festival. And more festival, too. The annual event, which draws between 20,000 and 25,000 visitors into downtown Lynden, ...

Lynde 500 plans ‘secret’ for big year

LYNDEN — Beyond serving as “definitely a kick in the pants,” the Lynde 500 plans to offer up a new twist for the 11th running of the push-kart derby on Labor Day (Sept. 2). Tom Entrikin, a Lynde ...

County 2Q home sales surge

WHATCOM — Whatcom County’s housing market continued to gain strength in this year’s second quarter with more homes sold than in any comparable quarter since 2007, according to a real-estate report. ...
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Sumas shooting stars

Thousands of sun-soaked visitors streamed into Sumas Saturday for a parade, events and a fireworks show as part of the city’s annual Community Days…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...

New vantage point for Fourth fireworks over Bellingham Bay

BELLINGHAM — There’s a new spot to watch Bellingham’s Fourth of July fireworks show — the former Georgia Pacific mill site pier. The Port of Bellingham will open a portion of the site, now known ...
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Stuffing full a ministry for kids

LYNDEN — Helping others can be a powerful feeling and Bellingham resident Lisa Stewart takes that to heart. Stewart is the founder of a local nonprofit, Gifts for the Heart International, which focuses ...

Highway to Artist Point now open

MOUNT BAKER – Ahead of what promises to be a busy weekend on Mount Baker, the last 2.7 miles of scenic Mount Baker Highway was cleared of snow and opened on Monday morning, giving vehicles access to ...