Lynden girls take down Nooksack Valley

The Lions and Pioneers met in a Northwest Conference showdown on Tuesday evening, with Lynden dominating from the start. The visiting Lions used solid pitching and an excellent offensive performance to ...

Partners working to reduce bacteria pollution in streams

BELLINGHAM — Levels of fecal coliform bacteria are on the rise in creeks and rivers in Whatcom County, prompting a multi-agency response effort. The levels of pollution exceed clean water standards and ...

Adults can learn dairy farming industry along with kids on April 24

LYNDEN ­— This is the 20th year of Whatcom County Dairy Women’s Milk Makers Fest. On the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, first graders of the county have a fun opportunity to learn how milk is produced. ...

Flora offers winning ad designer $10,000

LYNDEN — Flora Inc.’s provocative advertising campaign has turned heads nationally and now the locally based company offers the public a chance to get clever and have a chance to win $10,000 in the ...

Bellewood Acres going public with Apple Blossom Festival April 27-28

LYNDEN — In the past, John and Dorie Belisle have shared the beauty of blossom time with their friends and family. Now it’s no longer their own private festival. This year will bring BelleWood Acres’ ...

Ericksen bill aiding Lynden fair may be voted on today

OLYMPIA — On April 9 the House Finance Committee approved a bill introduced by Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, that would clarify that the nonprofit Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden is not subject ...

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. ...