Monday Apr 14
Bellingham, Whatcom libraries offer technology, community - and books
A few weeks ago, The Bellingham Herald ran an article about a branch library in San Antonio, Texas, that's completely digital.
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Sun Apr 13, 2014
Medcalf places second at national golfing competition
Lynden golfer Logan Medcalf, 8, competes in the drive portion of the national Drive, Chip, and Putt contest.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Number of Whatcom County measles cases remain at six, spreading elsewhere in Washington state
The number of cases remained at six - five family members in one household and a woman who visited them and then traveled to other places in Whatcom, King and Pierce counties while contagious.
Ferndale finalizing plans for new community playground
Plans are underway to build a playground on a 14-year-old unused lot in Pioneer Park early next year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Man, 25, accused of striking girlfriend with car on purpose south of Lynden
A Whatcom County man has been charged with crashing his car into his girlfriend on purpose - knocking her onto the hood while he kept driving - after an argument at their home off Pole Road.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Baseball: Lynden v. Meridian 4.9.14
Lynden's Carson Smith, left, is bent over as he collides with Meridian's Dakota Jones, which causes him to drop the ball at home plate, and scores a run, as Lynden beat Meridian 6-4 in baseball on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Laurel.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Washington state has measles exposure alert
Washington state health officials have issued a warning to anyone who may have been in the vicinity of a particular woman at the end of March: You may have been exposed to measles, a highly contagious and potentially fatal respiratory disease.
Bellingham police seek man who broke into chiropractor's office
Security footage caught a good look at a man suspected of taking $15,000 in computers and electronics from Natural Way Chiropractic in Bellingham.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Bulls prove their worth in opening day of Lynden PBR event
The bulls thrashed within the bucking shoots, prefacing a night in which they, at least in the championship round, would prove mightier than those brave enough to ride them.
Lynden bank evacuated for bomb scare
A Lynden woman in her 50s, who identified herself as a customer, called Banner Bank around 11 a.m. claiming she saw a bomb and thought it was in the bank, said Lynden Deputy Police Chief John Billester.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Helmuth, Riley enjoy return to Lynden rodeo
A 19-year-old Allen Helmuth wasn't entirely prepared for his first amateur bull riding event in Sumas in 2003.
Lynden ambulance fee protects community; keeps service level
Why did Lynden implement an ambulance utility fee? I offer this brief history and explanation because it may also be instructive for other communities in Whatcom County facing the same dynamics and dilemmas.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Washington State Department of Health
Measles: Whatcom County case, potential public exposures in other counties
A person who was confirmed with measles traveled to several western Washington public locations while contagious.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Fatal crash on Chuckanut Drive under investigation
Troopers are still trying to piece together what happened in the moments before a Ford Escape plunged off of Chuckanut Drive Monday afternoon, March 31, killing a 6-year-old Lynden boy and seriously injuring his mother.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Lynden legislator draws complaint but no discipline for campaign invite
Rep.Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, addressed the state House as legislators moved at full speed Monday, March 7, 2011 as the house of origin deadline day for pending legislation passes.
Anacortes Salmon Derby lures 1,000-anglers this past weekend
Windy conditions on Saturday during the Anacortes Salmon Derby didn't stop more than 1,100 anglers registered who weighed in a total of 156 hatchery chinook.
Gas leak causes evacuation of block of Lynden's 1st Street
One block of 1st Street had to be evacuated Monday morning, March 31, after construction crews working on an apartment complex nicked a gas line and caused a leak, according to city officials.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Info session for potential Lynden fire volunteers is April 1
Or go to the Lynden Fire Department, 215 4th St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays to pick up an application.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The growing season: Whatcom plant nurseries seeing influx of home gardeners
With temperatures finally starting to warm up in Whatcom County, many residents are looking around the yard and realizing it's time to visit the plant nurseries.