Frank Murdzia

  Frank Charles Murdzia, age 70, passed away on April 16, 2015, in Mount Vernon. Frank was born to John and Helen Murdzia on March 7, 1945, in Olean, New York.   Frank worked at the Cherry Point ...

Lorna Wieldraayer

  Lorna Mae Wieldraayer, age 84, formerly of Lynden and a longtime Oak Harbor resident, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, due to injuries sustained in a single-car accident near ...

Duane Beltman

  Duane A. Beltman, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015. He was 59 years old.   Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for ...

Westbound Front Street traffic to be shifted to Grover at Fifth

  LYNDEN ­— Front Street westbound traffic will be rerouted onto Grover, possibly starting next week, for doing the Fifth Street revitalization project at the Waples Building construction site. ...

Helping Hand grants now available for county park, trail improvements

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Foundation announces its 2015 Helping Hand grant program for groups and organizations working on projects to improve their parks and trails.   Grants ...

Kendall trail design charette planned

KENDALL — On April 25, 2015, the Kendall-Columbia Valley Connectivity Plan Association invites all interested parties to attend a public open house at 6 p.m. at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center, ...

$300,000 grant helps supply low-income with fruits, vegetables

  WHATCOM — Over the next three years, the Opportunity Council and several partners will provide more low-income families with access to fresh fruits and vegetables, thanks to a U.S. Department of ...

WSO’s family concert Sunday

  BELLINGHAM ­— The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra’s annual Family Concert will be on Sunday, April 26, at Bellingham High School. The 2 p.m. program is “Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Maurice Ravel) – ...

Calendar

ONGOING Sikh festival The Sikh Vaisakhi festival is celebrated Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, on the Guru Nanak Gursikh Temple grounds, 176 E. Pole Rd., Lynden. Open to all, free vegetarian lunch (Langar) ...

Comment on Draft EIS to be taken to May 15

  WHATCOM ­— The county is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan and associated development regulations and also reviewing Urban Growth Areas. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement ...