Popular Mt. Baker access route closed off

GLACIER — Without funding there’s no way of telling when the now-closed Glacier Creek Road — the only access to Heliotrope Ridge and the main Mt. Baker climbing route — can get repaired and reopened, ...

LC boys soccer headed to Final Four

For the first time since 2002, the Lynden Christian Lyncs boys soccer team is headed to the state semifinals. LC took down Seattle Academy 1-0 on Saturday afternoon, punching their ticket for the Final ...
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Small plane crashes at Lynden Airport

A 79-year-old Bellingham-based pilot on his final approach into the Lynden Airport crashed on Thursday evening. As the pilot headed west toward the Depot Road airport, the sun glared in his eyes at about ...
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Wayne Brink says its time to put the spatula away

LYNDEN — Wayne Brink’s professional career can be broken into about decade-long chunks. Now it’s time for the pharmacist’s latest move: retirement. Brink, who took over Parker’s Drug Store in ...
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CF event: A personal reason to bike for a cause

At the Lynden Cystic Fibrosis Foundation bike-a-thon Saturday, Paige Ellens, left, who has cystic fibrosis, participated with friend Kara Veldman. They wear headbands that were part of a recent Banding ...

Friday is Bike to Work And School Day here

WHATCOM — Each year, over 10,000 Whatcom County residents walk or bike to their Friday destinations as part of the annual Bike To Work And School Day. Expect the same this Friday, May 17. With about ...

Plowing Match is this Saturday at Berthusen Park

LYNDEN ­— The 72nd International Plowing Match will be held on Saturday, May 18, at Berthusen Park northwest of town. That’s about a month later than normal in April. “Too many conflicts and poor ...
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Big Bird Fly-in RC event near Ferndale

FERNDALE — The Bellair RC Flyers’ season again begins with the fun-filled Big Bird Fly-in on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the flying site on the Lummi Reservation. This will ...

Local team races in grueling Nevada off-road event

EVERSON — Local off-road race team Clavicle 3 Racing took ninth place in the Best In The Desert Racing Organization Silver State 300 on May 4. This race crosses 300 miles of unforgiving desert in central ...

Meeting will be about fair financial issues Tuesday

LYNDEN ­— Northwest Washington Fair leaders will host a time to talk with the public about the fair’s finances on Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 ...