Everson garden could use more volunteer help

EVERSON -— The Everson Community Garden is filled up at its main location opposite the Everson library, but a small space can be provided at a second location if needed, says head volunteer Gretchen ...

Museum hosting clock exhibit through Sept. 15

LYNDEN — Whimsical musical clocks and enamel pocket watch stands highlight a clockworks exhibit now on display in the Lynden Pioneer Museum. The exhibit, sponsored by the West Coast Clock & Watch ...

Calendar

CALENDAR ONGOING ‘Walk in Time’ “A Walk Back in Time” history tour of the Lynden Cemetery is presented every Saturday at 1 p.m. courtesy of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Cemetery is on south corner ...

Two win awards from Western Washington Univ.

WHATCOM — Two local students at Western Washington University have won university scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Sarrah Jane Van Zanten, a daughter of Gerrit Van Zanten of Lynden and Carol ...

Letters to the editor published July 16

Election system not broken; it’s voters’ fault Our election system isn’t broken. The American people themselves have handed government over to incompetent and corrupt individuals. Many registered ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, ...

Guide Insurance and Beacon Insurance merge

LYNDEN — Guide Insurance Services Inc. and Beacon Insurance Group Inc. will merge, effective Aug. 1. The joining of the two local, independent agencies will give customers access to “the great customer ...

NEXUS hours change at Point Roberts

POINT ROBERTS — The dedicated NEXUS-only southbound lane at the Point Roberts border crossing will operate between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. seven days a week. The hours of operation have been extended two hours ...
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105 miles for a close friend

LYNDEN — The number 105 sticks out to Troy Muljat. Unfortunately, though, not for a good reason. Each day, the Lynden native must drive 105 miles to Seattle to receive radiation treatments at the Cancer ...
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A first for Whatcom County

FERNDALE — In previous years when the calendar reached early July, families of Ferndale and Lynden, like others in the state, would load up the minivan, pack the cooler and head nearly four hours to ...