Police: Watch for pedestrians while driving

LYNDEN — The Lynden Police Department has received an increased number of complaints about drivers failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, resulting in near-misses. John Billester, deputy chief, ...

End-of-life choices topic of workshops

BELLINGHAM — Normalizing conversations about end-of-life care and increasing the number of people with advance directives are goals of a series of free workshops in May. Most do not require advance registration. ...
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A grand affair for the Pioneers

NOOKSACK VALLEY — Chloe Gardner stood tall at the plate during the fourth inning on Thursday afternoon. Her Nooksack Valley Pioneers were down 5-2 against Mount Baker and the bases were loaded. Before ...
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Nooksack Valley hurt by injuries

  BELLINGHAM — It’s been a rough couple of days for the Nooksack Valley soccer team. After dropping a close game to Blaine on Friday 5-3, the Pioneers traveled to Squalicum on Monday afternoon. ...
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Errors haunt Baker vs. Lynden

DEMING — Heading into Monday’s tilt against the Lynden Lions, Mount Baker head coach Quinn Le-Sage knew his Mounties needed to play their best baseball to steal a win from one of the state’s hottest ...
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Treating our water

LYNDEN — The apparent low bidder for the planned new Lynden water treatment plant has come in about $2 million below the engineer’s estimate, opening up a path for construction of the new plant to ...
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Pro bull riders stop in Lynden

  LYNDEN — Friday evening will bring a memorable experience for rodeo enthusiasts in Whatcom County. For the first time in the history of the Northwest Washington Fair & Event Center, the Professional ...

Council pays moment of silence to Boston tragedy

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden City Council observed a time of silence at the start of its Monday meeting for reflection upon the Boston Marathon bombings that have stunned the nation. Presiding in Mayor Scott ...

CALENDAR

THURSDAY Piano concert Jerri Lee Mercer will play jazz and theater classics in the Jansen Art Center piano lounge, 321 Front St., from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18.   FRIDAY Guitar concert ...
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LC student, 15, heads up successful purity-based nonprofit

LYNDEN — Many students aren’t even thinking about college at age 15. But Lynden Christian High School student Madison Wiese already has her own nonprofit. “I started it after I got back from a mission ...