Border Patrol agents seize over $1.7 Million of meth

BLAINE — Blaine Sector Border Patrol agents seized a 2006 Hummer H3 and nearly 450 pounds of crystal methamphetamine in a residential area near the international boundary. On Sept. ...

Briefly: Lynden and the surrounding areas in the news, Sept. 7, 2022

Advertising helps support Ferndale High School band  FERNDALE — The Ferndale High School band program will participate in band camp this school year, the school’s band boosters ...

Tom Van Berkum

Tom Van Berkum Theunis “Tom” Van Berkum passed away peacefully at his home in Lynden, surrounded by his family on Sept. 2.   Tom was born in Molkwerum Friesland on April 1, 1932, ...

Ruth Maier

Ruth Maier Ruth Maier went home to be with her loving Savior on Monday, Aug. 29. Ruth was born to Bert and Hannah (Vander Vorste) on July 10, 1926 in Westfield, ND. Ruth was one of ...

Herb Aalpoel

Herb Aalpoel Mr. Herbert Aalpoel, 93, of South Easton, Massachusetts, passed away on Monday, Aug. 29 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Massachusetts. Herb was the loving ...

GUEST OPINION: Fall has beautiful virtues

I grew up on the remnants of my mom’s childhood farm. It had become a hobby farm for our tenure after being a working farm. My neighbors had dairy farms with a few small berry farms ...

GUEST OPINION: Eco-Utopian ideas fail on constitutional principles

The climate-emergency-snoots who populate the governments of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia, are having their Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference near Blaine on Sept. 12-13. ...

Letters to the Editor — Sept. 7, 2022

Letter: Appreciate, enjoy and love Editor, He stopped by the Jansen Art Center the other day. He didn’t tell me his name, but said he lived alone in a trailer park, was retired and ...

On eagle’s wings: Exploring Anacortes

Day Trippin’ By Elisa Claassen For the Record ANACORTES — Many people don’t realize Anacortes is on an island. The bridge, named after former Anacortes-born Washington State ...

Community Calendar for Sept. 7, 2022

Through Sept. 30 Eat Local Month celebration September Eat Local Month is a month-long celebration of local food producers and food businesses. Stay tuned on @eatlocalfirstnw social ...