Births – published Oct. 2

Cali Faith Turnberg Carrie Adams and Matt Turnberg of Sumas welcomed a daughter, Cali Faith Turnberg, on Sept. 12, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ...
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Four generations

Great-grandma Lauretta Odman of Lynden (granddaughter to BC Crabtree) was surprised by a visit from family members. From left are: daughter Sandi Bruton of Bellingham; her granddaughter Jill Culver of ...

Horse show this weekend at fair’s equine center

LYNDEN ­— Have a total horse experience at the revamped Lynden Horse Expo and Draft Horse Spectacular Oct. 4-6. The reconfigured event in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds’ Equine Events Center ...

Kids’ events this week at Fairway

LYNDEN — A hay maze for kids will be set up in the Fairway Center east parking lot Thursday through Saturday, said Gary Vis, executive director of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce. An opportunity for horse ...

Harlan Kredit to teach geology to willing adults

LYNDEN — Harlan Kredit, longtime Lynden Christian High School science teacher, will lead a two-part adult class titled “Geology of Whatcom County” on two Mondays, Oct. 7 and 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. ...

Oct. 7 candidates’ focuses on human services

BELLINGHAM — The candidates’ forum of the Bellingham Food Bank and other agencies focuses on human services — questions of hunger, affordable housing and poverty. The forum will be on Monday, Oct. ...

Red Cross helps out after Sept. 27 Ferndale fire

FERNDALE — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross responded to a fire on Brown Road on Friday, Sept. 27. The fire caused major damage to the home, displacing two individuals and their dog. Red ...

Calendar of events – published Oct. 2

WEDNESDAY Garden meeting The Birchwood Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect St., Bellingham. Subject: Tree risk awareness. Balance screening ...

Hey, Fed, let’s figure this out soon …

For the first time in 17 years, the United States federal government has shut down most operations, and that’s frustrating for a number of reasons. Perhaps most of all, the shutdown demonstrates just ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 2

Enjoy the music festival October brings to Lynden the annual Claire de Lune Music Festival. But only the month and the name are predictable — we are so very fortunate to be able to expect the unexpected! ...