Cities keep alive domestic violence victim advocacy service

LYNDEN ­— The City of Lynden will pay $15,000 as its share in a small-cities pact to provide advocacy services for domestic violence victims. The cities of Ferndale, Blaine, Everson, Nooksack and Sumas ...

School board extends Frey’s contract to 2017

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden School Board on Feb. 27 voted to extend Superintendent Jim Frey’s contract to June 2017. This is a standard action taken each year to either continue the contract for three years ...

Bosman sells previously leased gas stations to Reisner

WHATCOM — Reisner Distributor has exercised an option to purchase four county gasoline stations from Bosman Family LLC, led by John Bosman, and Western Biomass Services. Bosman sold his fuel company ...

North Cascades snow clearing to start March 31

TWISP — The effort to reopen the North Cascades Highway will begin Monday, March 31, the state Department of Transportation reports. Despite the heavy late-season snowfall, those responsible for the ...

Scholten’s Equipment nominated for award

WHATCOM — Scholten’s Equipment Inc. of Lynden is among a dozen finalists across many sectors for the 28th annual business awards event set for Wednesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. in the Silver Reef Casino ...

Dan Dykstra takes truck repair service full time

LYNDEN — Dan Dykstra decided to “jump on the opportunity and go for it,” turning his D&D Custom Service truck and heavy equipment repair business into a full-time venture on April 1. D&D ...

Campaign kickoff is 1 p.m. Saturday at Jansen center

LYNDEN — Two-term Republican state Rep. Vincent Buys kicks off his 2014 reelection bid with an event at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., from 1 to 3 p.m. this Saturday, March 22. “I want to take ...

Female inmate dies apparently of suicide in jail

BELLINGHAM ­— A female inmate died Monday, March 10, of an apparent suicide hanging in the Whatcom County Jail. At approximately 1:15 p.m., corrections staff responded to a call for emergency assistance ...

W. Smith/Aldrich roads corner to be rebuilt

WHATCOM ­— Traffic restrictions started at the intersection of West Smith and Aldrich roads this week for a project that is expected to last through late May. Left-turn lanes will be created on Smith ...

Evergreen Boys State coming up

WHATCOM — The American Legion of the State of Washington is sponsoring Evergreen Boys State, running June 15-21 at the Warm Beach Conference Center near Stanwood. Evergreen Boys State is a leadership ...