Hannegan work near Laurel Road

WHATCOM ­— The Hannegan Road pavement rehabilitation project, involving grinding and paving, will continue this week in the vicinity of Laurel Road to approximately 1,000 feet south of Pole Road (State ...

Suspect arrested after Hampton Road burglary early Saturday

LYNDEN — At around 7 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, officers from the Everson, Sumas, Lynden and Bellingham police departments responded to a report of a burglary in the 2100 block of Hampton Road. A woman ...

Fair produces no major problems

LYNDEN ­— The 2013 fair went off without major impacts on the Lynden police and fire departments, the City Council was told Monday. There were emergency calls, but none major, with the worst being for ...

Cemetery district seeks volunteer researchers

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum and Whatcom Cemetery District 10 are looking for some help creating a list of Whatcom County pioneers. “We would like to identify those buried at the Lynden and Greenwood ...

Recreational fires allowed again

WHATCOM — Due to the recent rain and an increase in fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office has lifted its restriction on recreational fires in unincorporated Whatcom County. ...

Literacy Council office now at BTC

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Literacy Council has moved its main office from Elm Street to 3028 Lindbergh Ave., Building A, on the Bellingham Technical College campus. The recently remodeled building now ...

Course teaches sustainable small acreage farming

BELLINGHAM — A “Sustainable Small Acreage Farming” course will be offered by WSU Whatcom County Extension this fall. The course provides an overview of potential small acreage farming and ranching ...

Vintage trailers at fairgrounds Sept. 7

LYNDEN — Vintage trailers coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Sept. 6-8 may be a curiosity item, and Brian Morrow is happy to oblige. Some vehicles in the Mount Baker Vintage Trailer Rally ...

Ferndale Street Festival a draw for all ages this weekend

FERNDALE — For the tenth time in as many years, visitors to the Ferndale Street Festival will get a chance to sample all that the city has to offer in the best place possible this weekend: the streets ...

Meredith Phillipps

Meredith Ellen Van Oort Phillipps passed away Aug. 15, 2013, after a courageous fight with ovarian cancer. She was born on Jan. 24, 1955, in New York to Jo-Ellen Van Oort and Rev. Harold Van Oort and grew ...