Sheriff’s office shut for training

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reception areas will be closed on Wednesday afternoon, April 16, starting at 1:30 p.m., so that all staff can attend a mandatory training event. The ...

‘Sound of Music’ B.C. production features Lynden director, singers

ABBOTSFORD ­— Directed by Alice Kuik of Lynden and involving other Lynden participants, “The Sound of Music” will be performed May 22-31 at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser ...

Tuesday noon is adults’ time at Milk Makers Fest

LYNDEN ­— Come learn about the dairy industry and milk production, its importance in the food chain and the impact on the environment and Whatcom County’s economy. It’s time for the annual Milk ...

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THURSDAY Transition fair “A World of Possibilities” transition fair for students with disabilities, their families and educators will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, in St. Luke’s ...

WSP: Take care driving during Skagit tulip fest

SKAGIT — With the Skagit County Tulip Festival running all of April, the Washington State Patrol asks drivers to prepare for a safe commute to and from the tulip fields. Along with local law enforcement, ...

Lynden Winter Ride bus making one last trip

LYNDEN — Lynden School District’s Winter Ride bus is making one last trip to Mt. Baker for a day of spring skiing or snowboarding and Easter egg fun. This Saturday, April 19, the Mount Baker Ski Area ...

State panel to look into E911 system outage

OLYMPIA — The state Utilities and Transportation Commission will investigate last week’s seven-hour outage of statewide enhanced 911 (E911) service. The service began experiencing interruptions in ...

Red Cross helps Lynden family after stove fire

LYNDEN ­— A neighbor almost had a kitchen fire put out by the time Lynden city firefighters arrived to a call in the 900 block of East Front Street around 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 10. A pan of food ...

County begins planning new 8,800-acre Lake Whatcom park

WHATCOM ­— Effective this year, 8,800 acres of forest land around Lake Whatcom transfers to Whatcom County from the Washington Department of Natural Resources through a reconveyance. These lands are ...

Lynden Police to take expired medications

LYNDEN — In an effort to safely dispose of unused or expired medications, the Lynden Police Department will take such products from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. The event is at the Lynden ...