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Lynden Football vs Squalicum 9.19.14

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Football roundup: No. 1 Lions pull away, but injuries hang over win

BELLINGHAM — Midway through the second quarter on Friday night, Lynden was facing a situation it hadn’t experienced yet this season — a close game. After racing to big leads in their first two ...
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Lewis 100: Lynden area agriculture has included hops, hens and even sugar beets

At the beginning, as Lynden’s earliest settlers pushed back the surrounding forest, hops for beer was a crop that thrived, to go with the usual family mix of chickens, hogs, cattle and horses on a stump ...
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‘The Sound of Music’ coming to Claire vg stage for first show in new season

LYNDEN — As Maria might sing, “The Claire vg Thomas Theatre is alive with ‘The Sound of Music,’” and theater-goers can experience it beginning Wednesday, Sept. 24. The Rodgers & Hammerstein ...

Van’s Plumbing & Electric moving into fire station

LYNDEN — Randy Smit, owner of Van’s Plumbing & Electric Inc., said he started glancing at the former fire station on 19th Street in October 2013. About a full year later, Smit will finish moving ...

3-year-old died of E. coli strain

WHATCOM -— Health authorities have not been able to determine the specific source of an E. coli infection that took the life of a 3-year-old Lynden girl on Sept. 5. The death of Brooklyn Hoksbergen, ...

Lummi ferry to return to service

WHATCOM -— The Lummi Island ferry Whatcom Chief is scheduled to return to service on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at about 3 p.m. This scheduled return to service date is contingent upon successful completion ...

County planning hearing set

WHATCOM -— The Whatcom County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the draft six-year (2015-20) Capital Improvement Program for Whatcom County Facilities at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. ...

Vehicle Lights On event Oct. 4

WHATCOM -— The annual Lights On project of inspection and replacement of faulty vehicle lights will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 4, at two locations locally. Whatcom County members ...

Lynden finances gets clean review

OLYMPIA -— The city of Lynden fully complied with all financial reporting and internal controls in using federal awards for the calendar year 2013, State Auditor Troy Kelley reports.  … This ...