Democrats back Sidhu, Monjure and Fleetwood

WHATCOM — Three legislative candidates for positions in the state 42nd District have been endorsed by Whatcom Democrats. They are: Satpal Sidhu for Position 1 and Joy Monjure for Position 2 in the House ...

Foothills garden tour will help Deming Library

DEMING — Six beautiful gardens in the foothills area can be toured from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 19-20 with proceeds benefiting Friends of the Deming Library. The gardens are expected to be at the ...

Teen hiring rules aim for safety

OLYMPIA — As the summer hiring season for teens is here, it’s important for employers to understand how the safety rules change for teens. Put simply, the law requires employers to treat teens differently ...

Deadlines are July 7 for primary election voting

BELLINGHAM — To vote in the Aug. 7 primary election this year, the deadline for mail-in registration or address changes is July 7, says County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. July 7 is also the deadline for ...

Scott wins nationals

HIGHLANDS RICH, COLO. — Hollie Scott of Lynden, Wash., used the third game tiebreaker to win her first singles national championship in the under-18 division at the 2014 Wilson Junior Olympic Championships ...

Super Bowl trophy headed to Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — The Seattle Seahawks will be displaying their Super Bowl championship Lombardi Trophy for public viewing from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at Poppes 360 Neighborhood Pub, part of the Lakeway ...
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How an abandoned house serves a city

LYNDEN -— Recruits got needed training in firefighting, also saving the city some money, at the controlled burn of an old house on Saturday, said Lynden Fire Chief Gary Baar. The fire at 285 18th St. ...

Church land rezone effort resurfaces

LYNDEN — Remember 2012 and City Bible Church’s attempt to rezone 18.6 acres north of the church at Main Street and Guide Meridian Road from residential to regional commercial? The application has returned ...

Revamped county EMS system kicks in

WHATCOM — Effective July 1, the county is now on a new but still unified system for providing emergency medical services (EMS) response. Whatcom County Fire District 7 of the Ferndale area joins the ...

Lynden’s Sterk grabs his first offer

When you check in at 6-5, 230-pounds and have the speed of Bryce Sterk, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to hear that college football programs are showing interest. In Sterk’s case, it seemed ...