Letters to the editor

Voting against our best interest over and over Dr. Ben Carson wrote a book called “America the Beautiful.” He also is the man who gave a talk at the White House Prayer Breakfast early this year. Of ...

With new name, group invites partners toward ‘restorative justice’

WHATCOM — What has been known as the ReEntry Coalition of Whatcom County is now the Restorative Community Coalition. “After seven years of research on the social issues of crime, safety and community ...

Financial advisor Paulsen headlines Thursday Silver Reef a.m. event

FERNDALE — Jim Paulsen, a nationally prominent financial advisor/analyst with Wells Fargo, headlines a program along with Whatcom County economist Hart Hodges this Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Whatcom Business ...

Zion Lutheran has busy evening set for Saturday

CUSTER ­— Zion Lutheran Church, 7215 Valley View Rd., is hosting two special events on Saturday evening, Nov. 16. At 6 p.m. Shilla Aduero, from Uganda in central Africa, will present on the “Slum ...

Calendar

ONGOING Holiday show The 34th annual Holiday Festival of the Arts, 1825 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, runs five weeks and features the work of over 100 local artisans. Open daily starting Nov. 15. Details: ...

Properties in tax foreclosure to be auctioned Nov. 22

BELLINGHAM ­— Whatcom County’s annual auction of real property in tax foreclosure will be at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the council chambers of the County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave. County Treasurer ...

SSK doing Turkey Drive again

WHATCOM ­— The Snapper Shuler Kenner insurance agency has begun its second annual Turkey Drive. Both the Lynden and Bellingham offices are accepting donations of $15 for each turkey. SSK will match ...

West Badger Rd. bridge limited to loads of 25 tons

LYNDEN ­— The Bertrand Creek bridge of West Badger Road is limited to maximum loads of 25 tons, after structural damage was found during a recent inspection. The Whatcom County Public Works Department ...
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Bruce and Karen Cowin – 50th anniversary

Bruce and Karen Cowin will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 17 with friends. They were married on Nov. 17, 1963, at the family home in Lynden. Bruce is retired from Bellingham Surgery ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...