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WTA adds 8 hybrid buses

WHATCOM — Eight new hybrid buses entered Whatcom Transportation Authority service on Monday, Feb. 4. Compared to the 18-year-old diesel buses they replace, the new buses offer 40 percent greater fuel ...

Two injured in three-car E. Badger crash

EVERSON — Two people were injured in a three-car collision at about 11:24 a.m. on Monday at the intersection of East Badger and Van Buren roads. East Badger was closed for about five hours after the ...

‘The Legacy’ navigates faith, family, tradition on Lynden stage

LYNDEN — The Lynden Performing Arts Guild will present “The Legacy” for a dozen showings at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. It’s the 1960s and the Estanitskys are the only family of ...

Watercolorist Sanford has Lynden show this Saturday with Valentine’s hue

LYNDEN — Local watercolorist Dan Sanford will exhibit his work at a celebration of tasty treats and culture at the Jansen Art Center on Saturday, Feb. 9. The show will present Sanford’s Northwest waterscapes, ...

Hands Across Border event at Blaine’s Peace Arch ends after 90 years

BLAINE — It began with school children on both sides of the border collecting their pennies, nickels and dimes to pay for some of the land around the Peace Arch in the 1920s. The Peace Arch itself had ...

Exhibit on native food traditions to be in Lynden starting Feb. 15

LYNDEN — An exhibit titled “Salish Bounty” opens Feb. 15 at the Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St. About native American food traditions, the traveling exhibit is from Seattle’s Burke Museum ...

Letters to the editor – Feb. 6

The gun control issue The issue of gun control would be easier if we understood what the framers of our Constitution had in mind with the Second Amendment. We must educate ourselves regarding the true ...

Applications open for two memorial scholarships, too

WHATCOM — Whatcom County Dairy Women are now accepting applications for the 2013 scholarships in memory of Mina Polinder and Judy Scholten. Recipients must be either: 1) a son or daughter of an active ...

Fair foundation will award three $1,000 ag-related scholarships

LYNDEN — This year for the first time, the Northwest Washington Fair Foundation will award three $1,000 scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students studying in an agriculture-related field at a ...

Seattle Pacific University honors

Seattle Pacific University has released its 2012 autumn quarter dean’s list honoring students with at least 12 credits and a 3.50 or higher grade point average, and the following local students are named: ...