Course helps in starting a business

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center, along with Whatcom Community College and the NW Innovation Resource Center are collaborating to offer the course “Launch ...
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FFA corn maze has 3 weeks

LYNDEN — Pour on the pig at the Lynden FFA corn maze. In the maze’s 15th year, the Lynden FFA Boosters have had success sending patrons through the pig-shaped corn maze just south of downtown Lynden ...

Lynden family injured in Oregon vehicle collision

LYNDEN -— A vehicle accident near Hood River, Oregon, on Aug. 21 seriously injured members of the local Struiksma family. As of Sept. 4, two weeks after the crash, Sharye Struiksma, 33, was moved out ...

Meeting deals with winter emergency readiness

LYNDEN -— A Community Preparedness Fair open to all will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Annex building, 205 Fourth St. This is an annual effort by local emergency-response ...

Calendar

ONGOING Clock exhibit The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts an exhibit of historic clockworks from the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum through Sept. 15. Several dozen timepieces from the 1700s through the ...

Hospice needs more volunteer caregivers

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Hospice needs more caregiver volunteers at the Hospice House and in the community to help those facing life-threatening illnesses. The volunteer caregivers provide emotional support ...

Rural areas have higher accident rate

An unwanted safety trend is developing in rural America. It’s an increase in incidents involving motor vehicles and farm equipment on rural roadways. Only 19 percent of the U.S. population lives in rural ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 10

Lynden deserves better, Mr. Vis A Chamber of Commerce should work for the encouragement and promotion of business in a community. Yet in Lynden, our Chamber executive director seems to have other motives. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 10 • Lynden/Everson Subzone Advisory Committee of the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District, Northwood Fire Hall, corner of Northwood and Badger roads, 10 a.m. Steve Banham of the ...
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Lynden proves its big-play prowess

LYNDEN — Lynden football measures big plays by touchdowns. Plenty of touchdowns. And in a variety of ways. Two offensive plays into the top-ranked 2A Lions’ defense of their 2A state championship — ...