Windows XP about to end — you ready?

The April 8 deadline for Windows XP operating system is quickly approaching. There are many issues related to this deadline for computer users, the most prevalent being the security risks associated. So ...

Volunteer April 6-12

WHATCOM — Fifteen Whatcom County nonprofits and governments agencies are hosting service projects throughout Volunteer Service Week April 6-12. Service opportunities are available for all ages, levels ...

Letters to the editor – April 2

Thanking local Border Patrol I wish to thank our local U.S. Border Patrol contingent for their dedicated and professional work. Several weeks ago on a rainy dark night, there was quite a scene of action ...

Public meetings

Thursday, April 3 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Fire Station, 215 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, ...

Meridian High releases first-semester honor roll

LAUREL — Meridian High School has released its honor roll for the first semester of the 2013-14 school year, and the following students are named:   4.0 grade-point average Seniors — Connor Aamot, ...

6K run planned

LYNDEN — Hannah Klos, a senior at Cornerstone Christian School, is organizing a 6K run/walk for Saturday, April 26, in order to raise money for a mission trip in June to Nicaragua. Specifically, she ...

Nooksack Valley commended for hosting exchange students

WHATCOM ­— Nooksack Valley High School has received a commendation from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for supporting public diplomacy by hosting high school exchange students sponsored by the U.S. ...

Plots open at Everson Community Garden

LYNDEN — Plots are open at the Everson Community Garden for anyone interested in growing organic vegetables or flowers. Garden employees will disk in fertilizer as soon as the ground is dry enough to ...
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National decline hits Bender Fields too

LYNDEN — These days, the number of athletes playing sports at Bender Fields doesn’t seem to be as high as it used to be. That’s because it isn’t as full. Over the last few years, Lynden Parks Director ...
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Little brother no more

LYNDEN — When people head to Las Vegas, Nev., for vacation, there’s usually several things they like to stop in and do first. The options are limitless. You can catch a magic show, hang out with an ...