NEXUS border-crossing center coming to Birch Bay Square

CUSTER — A joint “Trusted Traveler” enrollment center for the NEXUS border-crossing card will be located in the Birch Bay Square business center. It’s a project of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...

Motorcylist dies in Friday Pole Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— An Everson man on a motorcycle died  Friday evening in a three-vehicle collision on East Pole Road (State Route 544) south of Lynden. The Washington State Patrol reported that Dominic Joseph ...

Knutzen kicks off campaign June 10

LYNDEN -— Bill Knutzen kicks off his campaign for 42nd District state representative on Tuesday, June 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. A ...

Liberty Gospel Quartet in local church June 6

LYNDEN -— Liberty Gospel Quartet will be in concert at Faith Community Church, 586 Birch-Bay Lynden Rd., on Friday, June 6, at 7 p.m.  Doors open at 6. A freewill offering will be taken to support Liberty’s ...

Fishing Derby returns to Lynden

The Kids Fishing Derby, sponsored by the Loyal Order of Camels Club and the local business community, will return to Lynden’s Fishtrap Creek on Saturday, June 14. The event will run from 9:15 to 11:30 ...

Local students on dean’s lists

Baylor University WACO, Texas — Lynden’s Emily Price has been named to the Baylor University Dean’s Academic Honor List for the 2014 spring semester. She earned a spot on this list with a grade-point ...
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Purple splash marks 10th year of Lynden Relay

LYNDEN -— In this 10th year of Relay For Life in Lynden, there will be a little extra celebrating of “a very giving community,” said co-chair Tami Anderson. To start with, look for a splash of purple ...

Parks, recreation land important to Washington state’s job growth

By Vincent Buys Growing up in and representing the 42nd Legislative District, rich with outdoor recreation land, I have always felt parks and other recreation land are pivotal to our overall health and ...

Letters to the editor

State fails us with lack of transportation funding We just passed the one-year anniversary of the collapse of the Skagit River Interstate 5 bridge. We should have learned from the disaster, but the lesson ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 4 • Whatcom County Library System Board of Trustees, Administrative Services, 5205 Northwest Dr., 3 p.m. This is a special session with the Bellingham Public Library for trustee training ...