Jail replacement process is a careful one

By Bill Elfo, Whatcom County Sheriff As Whatcom County prepares to replace its jail, it is important to update citizens as to the processes followed, decisions made to date and the plans to proceed. In ...

Letters to the editor – published March 27

Obama as Hitler is beyond insulting On Tuesday, March 19, I had the unfortunate but compelling experience of seeing two young men with an “Impeach Obama” sign in front of the Lynden Post Office steps. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 27 • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28 • Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence, Bellingham ...

Nooksack Loop Trail update set for April 10 Bellingham meeting

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation is inviting the public to an informational meeting and open house about the Nooksack Loop Trail on Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Squalicum ...

Warm Beach horse vaulters among 17 teams coming to Lynden fairgrounds

LYNDEN ­— The equestrian show “Vault Into Spring,” featuring 130 participants on 17 teams from the Pacific Northwest, California and Canada, comes to the Northwest Washington Fair and Event Center ...
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Leah VanderGriend – Daniel Kooistra engagement

Leah Noel VanderGriend and Daniel Pieter Kooistra, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a July 19, 2013 country wedding. Leah is a daughter of Duane and Jill VanderGriend of Lynden and ...

Births – published March 27

KROY DAVIS STUIT Lindy and Ben Stuit of Lynden welcomed a son, Kroy Davis, on Feb. 20, 2013, in Bellingham. He weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins brothers Ryker, 8, and Slade, 2. Grandparents are Verly ...

Indian policy conference April 6 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — A regional one-day conference on federal Indian policy comes to the Lakeway Inn & Convention Center on Saturday, April 6. The list of both local and national speakers from 9 a.m. to ...

‘Second chance’ banking offered at six local banks

WHATCOM — Bank On North Sound is a campaign to help people with low to moderate income gain affordable checking, savings, credit and financial education opportunities and start on a pathway to financial ...

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 ...