Two more Woods Coffee openings coming

LYNDEN — After opening its first Skagit County location on College Way in Mount Vernon at the end of 2014, Lynden-based The Woods Coffee has announced that its next location will be next to Costco in ...

State of the Arts: ‘Boyhood’ a remarkable cinematic achievement

I wasn’t quite sure what to make of Richard Linklater’s Oscar-nominated “Boyhood” about halfway through its long runtime.   In term of filmmaking, “Boyhood” is a landmark achievement. Linklater ...

Haggen starts massive acquisition/rebrand

BELLINGHAM — Haggen has started the process of converting 145 Albertsons and Safeway stores throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona to the Haggen brand in February.   But don’t ...
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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ premiering at Lynden High School

LYNDEN — An operetta may seem like a difficult choice for a high school drama production, but for Tina Miller’s group of LHS performers, it was just the right fit.   “After last year’s musical, ...

Law enforcement learning camp for high school juniors, seniors

  OLYMPIA — Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career can spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities.   Applications ...
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Boys: Lions advance to regionals

  MOUNT VERNON — Lynden’s halftime adjustment in Monday night’s 68-54 district semifinals win wasn’t so much an adjustment as it was a rededication.   After using their superior size and ...
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1A basketball: Silver linings in LC losses

  MOUNT VERNON — Neither of the Lynden Christian basketball teams won their respective district title games on Saturday at Mount Vernon High School.   But neither has much — if anything — ...

Tree fruit the focus at March 7 Skagit field day

  MOUNT VERNON — The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington ...

March workshop is on irrigation

  LYNDEN — A March 6 half-day workshop will deal with strategies for improved delivery in agricultural irrigation.   WSU Extension, with financial support from the Washington red raspberry and ...

$4 million up for specialty crop grants

  OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for new projects to support the state’s fruit, vegetable, tree nut and nursery crops through the federal Specialty ...