James Elbrecht

James Thomas Elbrecht, known by family and friends as Tom, passed away on March 22, 2013. Tom was born in Bellingham on June 28, 1948, and attended Lynden High School. He served in the U.S. Army and fought ...

Thomas Bajema

Thomas J. Bajema, age 76, of Lynden, died on Friday, March 22, 2013, at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland. Funeral arrangements are pending. Please contact Gillies Funeral Home for scheduled day and time ...

Annual Men’s Night Out event moves to Saturday for 2013

LYNDEN — Men’s Night Out will switch formats this year, moving from a Friday evening event to an eight-hour timeframe on Saturday, April 13. The noon to 8 p.m. event in the Henry Jansen Building at ...

Juvenile detention book club is topic at April 19 library foundation event

WHATCOM — Suzanne Harris, a teacher at the Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Center, will be the speaker at the Whatcom County Library Foundation’s gala fundraising dinner, Branch Out, on April 19 ...

CALENDAR

ONGOING Children’s garden The Veggie Patrol at the Children’s Story Garden of Hovander Park now has open registration for this season. The weekly program runs April through October. These hour-long ...
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‘Burt Wonderstone’ not so ‘Incredible,’ but not terrible either

Box office flops are something of an inevitability in Hollywood. Tinseltown puts out seemingly countless movies week after week, and audiences certainly can’t afford to see each and every one of them. ...
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No place to go for meat packing

WHATCOM ­— Local farmers continue to wait, and hope, for additional slaughter facilities to take animals for meat packing in the agricultural north county. As it stands now, there are too few buyers ...
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Lummis reassert senior water rights

BELLINGHAM ­— The Lummi Nation reasserted its senior water rights in Whatcom County at a Thursday meeting intended to restart water resource planning talks that stopped in 2009. Jeremy Freimund, water ...
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Coronation of an ambassador

From left, Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador candidates Janis DeJager, Alexandra Bergsma and Samantha Douge receive applause at the coronation banquet sponsored by Dairy Women Friday evening in Bellingham. ...

Notice of Trustee’s Sale – William E. and Lois I. Shagren

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE pursuant to RCW 61.24, et. seq. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee will on the 26th day of April, 2013, at the hour of 10:00 o’clock A.M. in the lobby of ...