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Roaring and soaring

About 600 people, both young and older, participated in the 2016 Roar & Soar 5K run/walk event that started and ended at Lynden High School Saturday morning. Proceeds of the event benefit the three ...
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Mt. Baker Rotary Scholarship winners honored

The 2016 Mt. Baker Rotary Scholarship winners were honored last Tuesday at the club’s noon lunch meeting. The club awarded $40,000 in scholarships this year. Pictured left to right are Noah Swanson, ...

Milt’s Pizza closing, Coconut Kenny’s coming

LYNDEN ­— Milt’s Pizza Place will close for good on Sunday, May 29, and be replaced at its location in Lynden Towne Plaza by Coconut Kenny’s, co-owner Keith Heutink said Friday. “We’re tired ...

Two high schools’ singers perform jointly Tuesday at LCHS

LYNDEN ­— Singers from both Lynden high schools join together the evening of Tuesday, May 24. The choirs in grades 7 through 12 of Lynden Christian School perform their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in ...

Candidate filing this week by a variety of means

It’s mostly a state and federal election, not local WHATCOM — This week is candidate filing week in Washington State. County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said candidates are encouraged to visit the website ...

State’s Presidential Primary ballots due in on Tuesday

WHATCOM — Next Tuesday, May 24, is the last day Presidential Primary Election ballots must be postmarked or deposited in one of 14 ballot drop boxes in order to be valid, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein ...

SPI candidates to be at Bellingham forum

BELLINGHAM — Area residents have a chance to hear from candidates seeking the state Superintendent of Public Instruction post at a 6:30 p.m. forum on Wednesday, May 25, at Bellingham High School, 2020 ...

Intalco pays $1,000 Ecology penalty on water permit

OLYMPIA — The Ferndale plant of Intalco Aluminum Corp. on Nov. 16, 2015 exceeded its water quality permit limits for total suspended solids discharged. That resulted in a $1,000 penalty from the Washington ...

Fair offers discounted tickets for a single day

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair and Woods Coffee are again partnering to offer the fair’s largest discounts of the year on admission tickets and carnival ride passes. Special prices will be ...

Evening work on Lummi ferry dock

GOOSEBERRY POINT — Lummi Island ferry service will be shut down two evenings this weekend, May 21-22, for dock improvements on the island side, Whatcom County Public Works says. Maintenance crews need ...