Letters to the editor – published June 25

Support Ericksen’s cleanup efforts I support Sen. Doug Ericksen because of his dedication to cleaning up Bellingham Bay, specifically the old Georgia-Pacific site. Under Sen. Ericksen’s strong leadership ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 25 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A 2014 work plan will be ...
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Moos creating buzz at Wazzu

LYNDEN — When word got around Whatcom County that Washington State Athletic Director Bill Moos was headed to Lynden last week, the question naturally begged. Why? The Cougar AD, who enters his fourth ...
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Rockin’ and Rollin’ in Seattle

SEATTLE — I need a doctor. Holy smokes, that’s exactly what was on my mind in mid- March after I went on a three-mile jog. The night before that run, I had promised my friend, Megan Low, that I would ...

Golf tourneys coming soon include ones remembering former Lynden Lions Eddie Wilson and Tony Wilson

LYNDEN — It was about a year ago that the Eddie Wilson Scholarship Golf Tournament had its inaugural event at Homestead Golf & Country Club. The tourney is dedicated to former Lynden sports manager ...

Local students win academic honors

LHS announces second-semester honor students   LYNDEN — Lynden High School has released its second-semester honor roll, and the following students are named:   4.0 GPA Seniors — Kelsey Bouwman, ...

Lynden Cemetery historical tours each Saturday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Pioneer Museum has begun its guided “A Walk Back in Time” history tours of the Lynden Cemetery at 1 p.m. each Saturday. Changes have been made for this season, said museum curator ...

More roads being paved this week

WHATCOM -— In the county’s ongoing summer effort, five north county roads were scheduled to receive asphalt paving this week, June 23-27, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports Whatcom County ...

Business leader Chase Franklin of Seattle joins WWU’s board

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed business executive Chase Franklin of Seattle to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. “Chase has deep roots to Western and a strong commitment ...

WCC president Hiyane-Brown earns state honor

BELLINGHAM — Kathi Hiyane-Brown, Whatcom Community College president, recently received the 2014 Chief Executive Officer award of the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges at an annual ...