Vehicular assault charge filed in Everson crash

LYNDEN — Five were injured in a two-car collision early Sunday morning when an Everson man allegedly crossed the center line and struck an oncoming car. Justin Beld, 28, of Everson, was driving southbound ...

Seattle man dies climbing North Twin on Thursday

WHATCOM -— A 60-year-old Seattle man died from injuries sustained in a climbing fall on the Twin Sisters last week. The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday that the body of James Patrick ...
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deBont named NVHS valedictorian

SUMAS -— Sabrina deBont is headed to the University of Washington in the fall after serving as student body president and being the 2014 class valedictorian at Nooksack Valley High School. The lifetime ...

‘22 Jump Street’ is more of the same, but that’s okay

“21 Jump Street” remains one of the biggest surprises I’ve ever had the pleasure of experiencing at the movie theater. The 2012 comedy, directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“Cloudy with a Chance ...

Calendar

ONGOING Tractor pull The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will host a tractor pull on Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, at Berthusen Park’s Badger Road entrance. Friday’s event ...

S&V Insurance merging with Oltman

WHATCOM — Oltman Insurance has over 80 years of Whatcom County history; S&V Insurance has six. But the common goal of keeping the two insurance firms completely local has them merging, effective ...

Robotic dairy open for public viewing on July 1

LYNDEN -— The first robotic milking operation in Whatcom County is open for public viewing on Tuesday, July 1. Manufacturer DeLaval hosts the open house from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bouma dairy ...

Mailbox pickup time changing

LYNDEN -— The collection time for the U.S. Post Office alley mailbox between Sixth and Seventh streets is changing. Effective June 30, the daily deadline for getting mail in that day’s round of processing ...

Battling the Cup’s soccer gods

There’s something special about the game of soccer to me. I don’t see that changing anytime soon and I think the reason I find the sport so beautiful is because of how much I think it can resemble ...

Editorial: No repeats allowed

The matter of three Lynden High School students submitting Adolph Hitler quotes for the 2013-14 school yearbook drew its flare of widespread media attention and comment — and not the kind of attention ...