Public meetings

Wednesday, June 11 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Planning & Development Services, Northwest Annex conference room, 5280 Northwest Dr., 3:30 p.m. On the agenda are the county’s ...

Wyoming group supporting GPT 

WHATCOM -— A bipartisan Wyoming delegation led by the executive director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority was scheduled to tour the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal site at Cherry Point on Tuesday, ...

Local roads being paved this week

WHATCOM -— Seven Lynden-area roads are scheduled to receive  asphalt paving this week, June 9-12, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports Whatcom County Public Works. The roads are: Weidkamp, ...
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Top NWC honor for Wittenberg

LYNDEN — When Lynden baseball coach Cory White saw an era of greatness from the class of 2013 come to an end last spring, he knew 2014 would have its ups and downs. The Lions would need some youth to ...
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Golf and soccer meet at Semiahmoo

BLAINE — When visitors head to Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, they can enjoy beautiful views, great dinners and a wonderful golf course to show off their swing. However, as of June 6, soccer fans could ...

Lepper steps down

DEMING — When you’ve had as much success coaching on the mats as Mount Baker’s Ron Lepper, there’s no question some eyebrows were raised when the news broke last week that he was stepping down ...
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Evaluation time for the Mounties

DEMING — When Ron Lepper and his coaching staff dusted off the football pads and reached for their whistles from the bottom drawers of the equipment room at Mount Baker High School last week, they faced ...

Lions kick off 2014 season with spring practices

LYNDEN — With the team’s annual football camp at Eastern Washington University scheduled for June 18-21, Lynden began its preparations for camp, and the fall, opening spring practices last week. From ...
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17-year-olds to fish in Alaska on own boat

LYNDEN — It’s a chilly Sunday afternoon in March, and Cody Fransen and Liam Kroontje are tubing behind a shiny new boat on Wiser Lake. “It was basically snowing,” Fransen said. “It was awesome.” ...
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Front St. building deemed unsafe

LYNDEN — First the awning came down. Then part of the hollow cinder block façade followed. Soon the entire building at 401 Front St. may get removed, which was the plan all along when the city bought ...