S&V Insurance merging with Oltman

WHATCOM — Oltman Insurance has over 80 years of Whatcom County history; S&V Insurance has six. But the common goal of keeping the two insurance firms completely local has them merging, effective ...

Robotic dairy open for public viewing on July 1

LYNDEN -— The first robotic milking operation in Whatcom County is open for public viewing on Tuesday, July 1. Manufacturer DeLaval hosts the open house from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bouma dairy ...

Mailbox pickup time changing

LYNDEN -— The collection time for the U.S. Post Office alley mailbox between Sixth and Seventh streets is changing. Effective June 30, the daily deadline for getting mail in that day’s round of processing ...

Battling the Cup’s soccer gods

There’s something special about the game of soccer to me. I don’t see that changing anytime soon and I think the reason I find the sport so beautiful is because of how much I think it can resemble ...

Editorial: No repeats allowed

The matter of three Lynden High School students submitting Adolph Hitler quotes for the 2013-14 school yearbook drew its flare of widespread media attention and comment — and not the kind of attention ...

Letters to the editor – published June 25

Support Ericksen’s cleanup efforts I support Sen. Doug Ericksen because of his dedication to cleaning up Bellingham Bay, specifically the old Georgia-Pacific site. Under Sen. Ericksen’s strong leadership ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 25 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A 2014 work plan will be ...
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Moos creating buzz at Wazzu

LYNDEN — When word got around Whatcom County that Washington State Athletic Director Bill Moos was headed to Lynden last week, the question naturally begged. Why? The Cougar AD, who enters his fourth ...
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Rockin’ and Rollin’ in Seattle

SEATTLE — I need a doctor. Holy smokes, that’s exactly what was on my mind in mid- March after I went on a three-mile jog. The night before that run, I had promised my friend, Megan Low, that I would ...

Golf tourneys coming soon include ones remembering former Lynden Lions Eddie Wilson and Tony Wilson

LYNDEN — It was about a year ago that the Eddie Wilson Scholarship Golf Tournament had its inaugural event at Homestead Golf & Country Club. The tourney is dedicated to former Lynden sports manager ...