Lighted Christmas Parade winners announced

LYNDEN ­— The 2015 Lighted Christmas Parade was held on Saturday, Dec. 5, with 41 entries. These are the winners as selected by a panel of judges. Each entry is allowed to win in only one category. ...

Northwest Soccer Park to get $2.7 million upgrade

WHATCOM — Northwest Soccer Park, one of the county’s most active athletic facilities for nearly 25 years, is about to undergo a major transformation, thanks to an influx of funding coming from the ...

Alleged shooting incident turns out to be all made up by 17-year-old

WHATCOM ­— Multiple law enforcement resources were deployed on Van Buren Road near the U.S.-Canada border Thursday, Dec. 3, before a 17-year-old boy’s claim of being threatened by a neighbor was determined ...

Whatcom County gets $3.3 million for salmon recovery

OLYMPIA — Whatcom County will receive six grants totalling $3,332,534 for projects to restore salmon habitat and conserve pristine areas, all targeted at bringing back salmon from the brink of extinction. Overall, ...

Christmas music sing-along event set for Dec. 22

LYNDEN ­— The annual Christmas sing-along concert of the Lynden Music Festival Committee will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, in First Christian Reformed Church. The line-up of sharing musical contributors ...

Church-made stars help fund Lighthouse meals

LYNDEN ­— Handcrafted stars are being sold throughout Lynden in order to raise money for Christmas meals for the homeless at the Lighthouse Mission in downtown Bellingham. Members of Hope Lutheran Church ...

LCHS grad earns medical school distinction

LYNDEN — Brian Johnson is a 2006 Lynden Christian High School graduate finishing his fourth year of medical school at Rush University in Chicago. He was recently one of 17 inductees into the Rush medical ...

Taking a border station tour

                The former U.S. Border Patrol station on Guide Meridian Road is up for public auction. An open house last week showed off everything from offices ...

Lynden Parkview West Apartments property sold

LYNDEN ­— Parkview West Apartments, two buildings at 801 and 817 Aaron Dr., have been sold for $4.2 million, according to Whatcom County Treasurer Steve Oliver. The buyer is Aaron Drive Properties ...

State to buy forest habitat

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is seeking owners of qualifying forestland interested in selling permanent conservation easements to the state if property includes habitat ...