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Abandoned plots at local cemeteries approach cutoff

LYNDEN ­— April 1 marks a step along the slow process of freeing up unclaimed abandoned plots in the Lynden Cemetery. On that date notices that were posted in 2010 at about 1,200 plots will have run ...

April 6 conference brings in speakers on Indian policy

WHATCOM — On Saturday, April 6, a Bellingham conference brings in both local and out-of-state experts in water rights, states’ responsibilities to Indian tribes and federal Indian policy, said organizer ...
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New lighted flag flies at Lynden Community Center

LYNDEN ­— A cooperative effort once again has a lighted U.S. flag flying continuously at the Lynden Community Center. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9301 took charge, getting the 5-by-8-foot nylon all-weather ...

Chamber board adds two

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce board of directors added Jeanette Sharp of Banner Bank and Sheri Robertson of Foxxy Brown’s to vacant board positions during a February meeting. Also, Dave Dodson ...

Legislators to hold March 16 Ferndale town hall meeting

OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, invite Whatcom County residents to a town hall meeting in Ferndale on Saturday, March 16. “There are many important issues ...

Letters to the editor – March 13

New jail is way too large for our needs As a current Whatcom County resident I am concerned with the new jail that is proposed and in the planning stages. We definitely need a new jail, but at the correct ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. Details: Samya, 676-6907. ...
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The boys of summer are back

WHATCOM — Chad Richter stepped off the mound Monday afternoon after the first inning of Meridian’s game against Sultan. The talented senior pitcher had just allowed three runs. He jogged off the field, ...

Hitting the links

LYNDEN — At this time last year, Lynden golf coach Russ Dorr had a goal on his mind. He wanted to help his team win a Northwest Conference title and make a deep run into the district tournament. After ...
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Fastpitch under way

WHATCOM — Whenever a team is able to return the majority of its starters, it’s a great benefit in building toward the future. For Lynden Lions fastpitch, coach Steve Petersen welcomes back eight key ...