State of the Arts: The iPad: A gaming device realized

I’ll always be a fan of controller-based gaming, and if the current direction of the gaming industry is any indication, most gamers feel the same way. The Xbox One is now packaged without the motion-based ...

Calendar

ONGOING Critter camp The Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division St., Bellingham, hosts a Critter Camp for three week-long sessions in July to teach about pets and wildlife. $185 per week. Details: 733-2080, ...

Author Aminta to speak at Lynden, Ferndale libraries

WHATCOM -— Lynden native Aminta Arrington wrote the book “Home is a Roof Over a Pig: An American Family’s Journey in China,” a candid and lively memoir about family, adoption and belonging in a ...

Guest Opinion: Is the United States’ Declaration of Independence unconstitutional?

By Gary Hardaway Picture a fairly typical situation that occurs every day in representative government. A panel of officials is working on a policy statement. After considerable discussion they release ...

Fourth water forum at Silver Reef July 10

FERNDALE -— The fourth in a series of public forums on water rights and resources locally will be on Thursday, July 10, starting at 7 p.m., in the West Theater Room of the Silver Reef Hotel/Casino, 4846 ...

Letters to the editor – July 2

In favor of Luanne Van Werven Luanne Van Werven is the most qualified to fill the post for the open state House of Representatives seat in the 42nd District. She has been involved in politics since 1990 ...

Public meetings

Friday, July 4 Public buildings are closed for the Fourth of July holiday. Monday, July 7 • Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Ferndale ...
Screen Shot 2014-07-02 at 7.21.31 AM

Waiting on their moment

PORTLAND — From 2010 to 2013, the names Josh Kraght and Zach Vis meant the world to football fans in Lynden and Whatcom County. The two, who graduated from Lynden High School a year ago, had historic ...

First-team finish for Heystek

LYNDEN — When the Lynden Christian baseball team needed someone to step on the mound this year and put forth a solid performance, coach Desi Luna always knew who to call on. Senior right-handed pitcher ...
Screen Shot 2014-07-02 at 7.19.45 AM

Lynden U-9 team captures title

FERNDALE — To open a U-10 baseball tournament in Ferndale last weekend, the Lynden U-9 state baseball team suffered a tough loss to Conway. However, Lynden went on to win its next three games and captured ...