Tickets for LCHS Dinner & Pops Concert must be ordered by April 23

LYNDEN — Enjoy popular music and a meal presented by students at the upcoming Lynden Christian High School Choir Dinner and Pops Concert. The nights are April 25 and 26, but tickets must be bought by ...

Local Democrats convene Saturday

WHATCOM — On Saturday, April 12, Democrats around the state will gather to discuss and update their county platforms, which are statements of beliefs, goals, and hopes. In Whatcom County, the convention ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Volunteer fete The Volunteer Center of Whatcom County hosts a volunteer celebration at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, during National Volunteer ...

Guest Opinion: Farmers have to make choices on workers

by Henry Bierlink The recent protest by Families United for Justice and some Western Washington University students on behalf of local farmworkers caught plenty attention from local farmers. We have closely ...

Editorial: Drive carefully in road work zones

It’s that time of year for the start of highway construction. That means, for the next six months or so, we as drivers need to slow down, pay attention and plan ahead. We get a reminder of the human ...

Letters to the editor – published April 9

Employees will spend whatever they earn In rebuttal to a letter in the Herald on wages, $7.25 is the federal minimum wage. The Washington state rate is $9.38, which is higher than most states. As an employer, ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 9 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Lynden Community ...

Fire Commissioner Gary Knaus retiring

ACME — Gary Knaus has served the Acme Fire Hall for 38 years, first as a firefighter and then as a Fire District 16 commissioner. The district is hosting a retirement party to thank him for his years ...

Clean audit for dairy products

OLYMPIA ­— The Washington State Auditor issued a clean audit of the financial records of the State Dairy Products Commission for the years 2011 and 2012…. This content is for subscribers only. ...
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Pitching strong, bats cold for LC

LYNDEN — Last week, Lynden Christian baseball coach Desi Luna found himself in a bit of a strange situation. Up and down the lineup, he said, there were several guys missing. With spring break on the ...