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 ...
Screen Shot 2013-05-15 at 7.24.26 AM

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 ...
Screen Shot 2013-05-15 at 7.05.48 AM

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 ...

Co-op Preschool celebrating 40 years in Lynden

LYNDEN — The Lynden Co-op Preschool is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. “We’ll be having a fun booth at Farmers Day with prizes and games for kids. We’re also promoting our new toddler ...
Screen Shot 2013-05-08 at 7.17.32 AM

Meridian: A new home

LAUREL ­— The Trojan spirit is alive and well, right down a refurbished live-size Trojan statue prominent in the new Meridian High School Education Building. Hundreds of people were on hand in beautiful ...