Local team races in grueling Nevada off-road event

EVERSON — Local off-road race team Clavicle 3 Racing took ninth place in the Best In The Desert Racing Organization Silver State 300 on May 4. This race crosses 300 miles of unforgiving desert in central ...

Meeting will be about fair financial issues Tuesday

LYNDEN ­— Northwest Washington Fair leaders will host a time to talk with the public about the fair’s finances on Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 ...

Latin music talk at WCC May 21

BELLINGHAM — Antonio Davidson-Gómez talks about “Mapping Latino Musical Migrations” on Tuesday, May 21. A member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, Davidson-Gómez will be at ...
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Bellingham airport completes new baggage claim system

BELLINGHAM — One of the most anticipated elements of the Port of Bellingham’s airport expansion project was unveiled April 29 to an enthusiastic group of travelers. The new baggage claim carrousel ...

Upgrades at Guide/I-5 start Thursday

WHATCOM — On Thursday, May 16, Washington State Department of Transportation crews will close the right lane of northbound Guide Meridian Road in Bellingham to begin a summer-long upgrade project. The ...

Gasoline prices soaring locally

WHATCOM ­— Gasoline prices have soared in recent weeks — in Whatcom County, at least. The average Bellingham-area price for regular was $4.095 per gallon on Tuesday, May 14, compared to $3.825 a week ...

Extra patrols in pursuit of unbuckled or distracted drivers

WHATCOM — Washington State has one of the highest seat belt use rates in the country due, in large part, to the highly visible “Click It or Ticket” campaign of publicity, extra enforcement, and signage ...

Order of candidates will be determined by Friday drawing

WHATCOM ­— Ever wonder how the order of candidates’ names on a ballot gets decided? The office order is defined by law, but the order in which the candidates’ names appear is done by a lot drawing ...
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Siting a new jail

FERNDALE ­— After years of talk that Whatcom County needs a new jail, fresh action is being taken toward deciding the site of that new jail. And the county’s preferred site is … in Ferndale. ...

27 east Lynden acres set for housing

LYNDEN ­— Housing will extend into 27 more acres on Lynden’s eastern fringe. The City Council on Monday approved the North Prairie Planned Residential Development proposed by Bob Libolt into a central ...