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Jensen Anderson, 9, will be grand marshal of parade

LYNDEN -— Even as he continues to cope with cancer, Jensen Anderson, age 9, will be honored as the grand marshal of the 2014 Farmers Day Parade Saturday. Jensen will ride with his family probably on ...

A water line to Lynden?

LYNDEN -— Pure and plentiful water from the Blaine area piped some seven miles to north Lynden to help solve water quantity and quality problems there — that idea was proposed at a session with state ...

Lynden finance director Teresa Camfield retiring

LYNDEN -— Teresa Camfield received thanks for her 17 years of work as the city Finance Director while she sat for her last City Council meeting Monday. Camfield’s last day on the job will be Friday. ...

Suicidal subject talked off Hannegan Road bridge

LYNDEN — A suicidal subject was talked off the Hannegan Road bridge over the Nooksack River on Thursday afternoon by the Lynden Police and Whatcom County Sheriff’s officers. A 43-year-old male was ...

Northwest Ballet to perform Shakespeare classic at Mount Baker

WHATCOM — Ballet is a growing art form in Whatcom County, thanks in large part to Northwest Ballet Academy’s partnership with the Jansen Art Center. “We’ve had just a wonderful two-year relationship ...

New ‘X-Men’ could be the series’ best ever

LYNDEN — “X-Men: Days of Future Past” became the seven-film franchise’s highest-grossing entry yet over the weekend, and I’d argue that’s certainly a justified outcome considering the quality ...

Calendar

ONGOING Local ballet The Northwest Ballet presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, in the Mount Baker Theatre. Tickets $24-$32. Details: www.mountbakertheatre.com ...

NEXUS border-crossing center coming to Birch Bay Square

CUSTER — A joint “Trusted Traveler” enrollment center for the NEXUS border-crossing card will be located in the Birch Bay Square business center. It’s a project of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...

Motorcylist dies in Friday Pole Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— An Everson man on a motorcycle died  Friday evening in a three-vehicle collision on East Pole Road (State Route 544) south of Lynden. The Washington State Patrol reported that Dominic Joseph ...

Knutzen kicks off campaign June 10

LYNDEN -— Bill Knutzen kicks off his campaign for 42nd District state representative on Tuesday, June 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. A ...