Letters to the editor – Aug. 6

Consider health aspects of contraception I would like to reply to Mr. Dykstra’s recent letter regarding contraception and the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision. It has been decided that religious principles ...
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Much making midnight madness

LYNDEN — Brady Bomber enjoys a quality plot twist, so he created a new way to finish off the Lynden Christian girls basketball summer season in his first year as head coach of the Lyncs. Playing off ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 6 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Jack ...
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All Smiles: Father-daughter duo helps team at nationals

WHATCOM — Alexa Smiley has more than a goal from the girls U17 National Championships in North Carolina in July. She also has a second-place finish. The local Whatcom County Rangers team, with Smiley ...

Bells to host WCL Division Playoff Series Aug. 12 or 13

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells have announced that Bellingham will host a playoff game in the 2014 West Coast League Division Series, and that tickets are now on sale. The Bells, who have clinched ...

Bellingham Bells to host All-Star game in 2015

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells will host the 2015 West Coast League (WCL) All-Star Game, the eighth All-Star game in the league’s history. “We are excited to have Bellingham as the host of the ...

NWWA Fair comes alive on Monday

LYNDEN — It’s almost time again for the Northwest Washington Fair, and that means attractions of all shapes and sizes come alive for six days, starting Monday. The grandstand entertainment looks a ...

Parks District asking for $1M bond

LYNDEN — The Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District has finalized its plan and will ask voters to approve a $1 million bond this November, with the money aimed at improving parking and restroom ...

Luke Ridnour to host local camp

Luke Ridnour, a Blaine alumnus and current NBA point guard, will be hosting his annual basketball camp on Aug. 6-8 at Blaine High School. Ridnour and  his camp staff will teach participating kids the ...
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Catch a little fish history

LUMMI ISLAND — Learn about reefnet fishing while dining on Pacific Northwest salmon at the Lummi Island Reefnet Festival. The event, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, includes an entire ...