One-lane traffic coming to Badger

WHATCOM ­— One lane of State Route 546 (East Badger Road) at Lynden will remain open at all times as preparation for roundabout construction gets under way at both the Depot and Bender road intersections. ...

Balloon release Thursday will be memorial for Merle Wright

LYNDEN ­— A year after Merle Wright died, balloons will be released in memory of him from the Lynden Community Center at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, said his wife, Loretta. “This was his second ...
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So close and yet so far apart on water solutions

As I headed home along with everyone else from a day at the Water Supply Symposium at Fox Hall on May 30, this thought kept going through my head: How can we be so close and yet so far apart? What if we ...

Letters to the editor – June 12

Remember the nature of abortion In regard to Mary Risener’s May 29 letter, I was impressed on how she “churched up” Planned Parenthood and had them looking benevolent and kind. May I remind Mary ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 12 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will tour the HEPC building, receive a budget update and ...

Calendar

ONGOING Friday music BelleWood Acres hosts music and lawn games every Friday until July 5. Music starts at 6 p.m. and the distillery will be open with tastings until 9 p.m. Peter Pan musical Northwest ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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A new era for local football

WHATCOM — The opening day of spring football camp, which started last week, definitely had a different feel at Lynden High School. Seniors Josh Kraght, Zach Vis, Caleb Newman and Dak Shagren were on ...

Fishing Derby results are in

LYNDEN — The annual Camels Club Fishing Derby took place on Saturday, and the results of the derby are as follows:   5-7-Year-Old Division: Boys First Fish: Tom Moroz Second Fish: Greg Moore Third ...

Harding to retire from YMCA

WHATCOM — It’s been a tremendous ride for Dave Harding. The director of the Whatcom Family YMCA still recalls his first day working with the YMCA back in the early 1970s. He was in his 20s as he began ...