Farms hosting business, community events in February

Farmers can learn about business profitability  LYNDEN ­— Are you a new farmer trying to understand how to make your farm business profitable? Are you an experienced farmer wanting to either start ...

Women’s Northwest Hall of Fame taking 2013 nominations through Feb. 1

BELLINGHAM — Nominations for the 15th anniversary YWCA Northwest Women’s Hall of Fame awards are due by Friday, Feb. 1. Since its founding in 1999, the Northwest Hall has honored 53 women of outstanding ...

Shroud of Turin expert to speak locally March 6-7

WHATCOM ­— A science photographer and world expert on the Shroud of Turin will speak locally March 6-7. Barrie Schwortz is one of the last scientists to have dealt with the shroud — which some believe ...

Court dockets

Everson-Nooksack Municipal Court was held Sept. 27, 2012, and the following people were found guilty: Dale Magden, 65, of Everson, first-degree negligent driving. Fined $200. Christian Mata Martinez, 22, ...

Meridian district receives award for emergency readiness effort

WHATCOM — The Meridian School District has won an award for its emergency readiness efforts from the county Division of Emergency Management. A plaque of recognition was presented to district Superintendent ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Honk’ musical The musical “Honk” opens at Lynden Christian High School at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, and continues on Feb. 2, 5, 7, 8 and 9, curtain times all at 7. This is a version of the ...

Guide Insurance has purchased San Juan Insurance

LYNDEN — Guide Insurance now reaches beyond Lynden, having acquired San Juan Insurance and its office in Eastsound on Orcas Island from Eric Veldman. The Lynden-based insurance office, started by Joel ...

Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling tops 6 million pounds milestone in 2012

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling in 2012 topped more than 6 million pounds of materials, yard waste and food waste recycled by Whatcom County residents for the second consecutive year. ...

Revenue: B.C. residents must pay sales tax

OLYMPIA — Contrary to what some British Columbia residents appear to believe, they do not qualify for a sales tax exemption when shopping in Washington State. The Department of Revenue reminds Washington ...

Tangled Threads celebrates 10 years

LYNDEN ­— Tangled Threads Quilt Shop, 202 Sixth St., celebrates 10 years in business on Saturday, Feb. 2. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be goodies, drawings, demos and freebies, said co-owner Thelma ...