Bike & Build riders stayed in Lynden

LYNDEN — Hope Lutheran Church hosted 34 bicycle riders last week traveling the nation to raise money for affordable housing. After two nights of camping in forests, the group was ready for the showers ...

Shellfish from some beaches again safe to eat

BELLINGHAM — The biotoxin closure for recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been lifted on beaches from Point Whitehorn north to the Canadian border. However, Point Roberts and all beaches ...

New Spider-Man movie doesn’t swing high enough

Sam Raimi’s first two “Spider-Man” movies remain two of my favorite comic-book movies. They deftly mix some decidedly dark plot elements with an undeniably fun demeanor that proves simply hard to ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Back in Time’ “A Walk Back in Time” history tour of the Lynden Cemetery is presented every Saturday at 1 p.m. courtesy of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Cemetery is on south corner of Guide ...

Opinion: Sunday business opening should be a free choice

By Gary Vis Whose Sunday is it? Lynden, more than any other community in the county, and possibly the state, is known for our imaginary Sunday “rules.” I use the term imaginary because there really ...

Opinion: GPT would enhance environment, jobs

By Craig Cole The Bellingham Herald recently published a guest commentary in which an opponent of the Gateway Pacific Terminal project at Cherry Point made a number of statements that are provably untrue. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 27 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. This is a special meeting of the committee specifically on the streetscape ...

Letters to the editor – Aug. 27

Cole is sugar-coating On Aug. 15, an op-ed by Craig Cole was published in the Bellingham Herald, giving a “Mary Poppins” version of the intentions and actions of SSA Marine/Pacific International Terminals ...

Hanko of Lynden a winner in WWU furniture design

BELLINGHAM -— Edward Hanko of Lynden, a Western Washington University student in industrial design, was among those awarded in a furniture design contest. Hanko took third place and a $1,000 scholarship ...

Two to be honored by Peoples Bank

MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Financial Center, 1801 Riverside Dr., Peoples Bank celebrates Jim VanderMey’s retirement and appointment to the bank’s board ...