City to tighten up on stormwater runoff rules

  LYNDEN ­— The city will go through more steps than before to make sure its stormwater runoff isn’t polluting the Nooksack River.   Lynden has moved into a higher level of compliance with ...
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Men’s chorus performs here Feb. 7-8

  WHATCOM ­— Male Ensemble Northwest, a regional men’s singing group of 14 choral music educators, will be performing twice in concert locally the weekend of Feb. 7-8.   They will be guest ...

Sex trafficking to be focus of Feb. 5 WCC program

  BELLINGHAM — All are invited to learn more about the realities of human trafficking at “Not in Our Community! Sex Trafficking in the Northwest,” a 7 p.m. program on Thursday, Feb. 5, in Whatcom ...

EDITORIAL: A chance to honor two visionaries

  It’s a joy each year to choose two deserving recipients, a man and a woman, for our annual Sol H. Lewis Award recognizing community service. These are folks who have given of themselves far above ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 28 • Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee, Civic Center Annex Garden Room, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 3 p.m. Topics for this meeting include program updates ...

LMS recognizes honor students

LYNDEN — Lynden Middle School has released its first-trimester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Eighth grade — Sarah Brossow, Haylee Dell, Nathan Doering, ...

Early Head Start program has Lynden openings

  LYNDEN ­— Parents with very young children can now participate in a family support program of the Opportunity Council that has openings in the Lynden area.   Early Head Start is a year-round ...

Calendar

ONGOING Noon music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts noon music every Wednesday in February: Grace Stowell on Feb. 4; Sylvia Bos Feb. 11; Janice Brink Feb. 18; and Doris Mae Bajema Feb. 25. WEDNESDAY ...
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First-year Soares living out his dream

  DEMING — Timothy Soares certainly doesn’t look like someone playing his first year of competitive basketball.   Averaging 13.3 points per game, the 6-8 Mount Baker junior forward is the Mountaineers’ ...
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A brother’s best

  LYNDEN — A special halftime ceremony at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer game honored Jason Kivlighn and Bryce Fransen, both of whom passed away from cancer.   And during the game, their ...