Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 8 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda are: small-lot ...
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New Year’s Day fire death likely a homicide

By Mark Reimers FERNDALE — The victim of a New Year’s Day house fire on Rural Avenue has been identified by the Whatcom County medical examiner as 23-year-old Mindy Rhoads, of Lynden, according to ...

Drug tests show spike in pot use

WHATCOM — Local drug testing shows a spike in marijuana use, a trend that also discloses plenty of confusion about the new state law, said Rich Bosman, owner of Lynden-based Bostec, a drug-testing company ...
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New StoryWalk project coming to Lynden City Park

LYNDEN — The Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail and the trees in City Park will get a bit more colorful — and wordy — this May if the Lynden Library’s StoryWalk project comes to fruition. Tina Bixby, Lynden ...
Scooter Hastings drives the lane

Photo Gallery: Lynden 58 Squalicum 46

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Lynden over Squalicum

Lions make plays late in win over Squalicum

  For the majority of the night, Lynden looked like it would cruise to a dominant win over 2A Northwest Conference rival Squalicum. However, late in the second half, the visiting Storm kept fighting ...

Two killed in apparent drunk driving collision

Guide Meridian was closed early Tuesday as police investigated two-car crash LYNDEN — Drunken driving was suspected in a two-car head-on crash that killed two men on Guide Meridian Road early Tuesday ...

The top five news stories of 2013

WHATCOM — Newness. Exciting and even anticipated newness. That is what dominates the top of our top-five news stories of 2013. But there’s also plenty of controversy, political discussion and even ...
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2013 Fall Sports Athlete of the Year: Kat Webb

LYNDEN — Things were looking grim for the Lynden volleyball team to start out the season. With an 0-5 mark to open the year, the team had their backs against the wall and stood alone at the bottom of ...
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2013 Fall Sports Athlete of the Year: Letrez Jones

LAUREL — For Meridian running back Letrez Jones, the nickname “Flash” seems more than appropriate. The way he sliced and diced his way through defensive lines this season was downright impressive. ...