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A new back door

Construction of a large rear addition continues at First Christian Reformed Church, matching in style the front of the century-old structure. Design was by Bryan Ahlers of the church and Altimeter Studio. ...

Pot-growing applications sprouting up throughout area

WHATCOM — While the nearest marijuana retail applicant to the city of Lynden is on Pole Road, there are still four applicants near Lynden hoping to produce marijuana under the state’s new rules. The ...

Main St. bridge to open in late January

LYNDEN — As snow fell on Friday morning, crews hoping to finish off the new Main Street bridge before Jan. 1 were put on hold. Mark Sandal, Lynden Public Works programs coordinator, said it will now ...

Modern-day slave exhibit Jan. 9-13 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — People will have the chance to walk in the shoes of a modern-day slave as part of an experiential exhibit at Christ the King Community Church, 4173 Meridian St., Jan. 9-13. “Sold: The ...

Christ the King holding farewell event for pastor Kim Ryan

LYNDEN — A celebration of pastor Kim Ryan’s service at North County Christ the King church will be held on Sunday, Dec. 29. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the Lynden campus, 1816 Liberty St., ...

Calendar

COMING SOON Explore adoption The “If I Were You” class will be offered again by HOPE 1:27, the orphan adoption ministry of Sonlight church, starting in late January. To sign up for this five-week video ...
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Don’t tick these guys off

BELLINGHAM — As the bodies flew all over the mat and Mount Baker coach Ron Lepper continued to yell out instructions to his wrestlers, things were made clear in the Mounties victories over both Lynden ...
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What to watch: 10 movies to get excited for in 2014

In the world of film, 2013 wasn’t exactly a banner year. As in every year, some very exemplary movies wowed us, including “Gravity,” “Frozen,” Monsters University” and “Rush,” but a number ...
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Girls Hoops: Perfect Pioneers

LAUREL — Holding an undefeated record of 6-0 means a lot to Nooksack Valley coach Shane Wichers. His girls have put in the hard work, including a 47-36 victory over Meridian Thursday night, and they ...

Rebuild continues to look promising for Meridian’s wrestling program

LAUREL — When Meridian assistant coach Jack Hallmark walked into the Trojan wrestling room on the first day of fall practice, he recognized all four of the guys that were standing on the mats. A 2013 ...