Christmas tree to be lit downtown after Lighted Parade on Dec. 7

LYNDEN — There’s more to see now than just Sinterklaas and a Lighted Christmas Parade. Those two attractions will take place as usual on Saturday, Dec. 7 — Sinterklaas at the Lynden Pioneer Museum ...

Laurel theater show is tribute to early rock n roll

LAUREL — The Northwest Theatre Group is bringing back the songs of the early rock and roll era with an upcoming show in the Meridian High School auditorium, 194 W. Laurel Rd. “Smokey Joe’s Cafe: ...

Master Gardener 2014 applications due Nov. 30

BELLINGHAM — WSU Whatcom County Extension Master Gardener training is again being offered for people interested in gardening and their community. In return for training, Master Gardener Community Educators ...

Be creative, have fun in port’s Gingerbread Contest

BELLINGHAM — To make an edible sculpture for the Port of Bellingham’s annual gingerbread contest can be both an exercise in creativity and a fun activity spent with family and friends this Thanksgiving. ...

New partners at Larson Gross announced

WHATCOM ­— Larson Gross PLLC announces that two new partners, Josh Turrell and Kelli Visser, have been accepted into the ownership team, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Turrell joined the firm in 2005 after ...

Peoples promotes Israel Jacob

LYNDEN — Peoples Bank announces the promotion of Israel Thomas Jacob to Peoples Investments LPL Manager. In this new role he will lead the investments team to grow and develop the investment services ...

Bethany holiday homes tour set

LYNDEN ­— Bethany Christian Services’ 15th annual Homes for the Holidays tour will be on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. The owners’ homes on tour are: • Fred and Tami Rylaarsdam, 8539 Benson ...

Calendar

ONGOING Art show Everson’s Kale House Bed & Breakfast, 201 Kale St., will host its 15th annual art show and sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 22, 23, 29 and 30. More than ...

Series topic is land drainage

LYNDEN ­— Agricultural drainage maintenance is the topic of the Whatcom Dairy Speaker Series on Thursday, Nov. 21. The talk will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Ten Mile Grange Hall, 6985 Hannegan ...

Badger Road bridge restriction now at 15 tons

WHATCOM — The load restriction on the West Badger Road bridge over Bertrand Creek has been tightened even further. Effective about noon Friday, Nov. 15, the weight limit was put at 15 tons, reported ...