Paint chip poetry sought in show contest

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Home & Garden Show will involve a Paint Chip Poetry Contest for the first time. The idea marries the names on paint chips with the emotions and memories evoked by color ...

Service day, march highlight Monday holiday locally

BELLINGHAM — Students of Whatcom County’s three college campuses will join the larger community on Monday, Jan. 21, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of social justice and equal opportunity. ...

Cheri Keaggy in Lynden

LYNDEN — Dove Award-winning gospel singer and songwriter Cheri Keaggy performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Lynden Christian School auditorium, in a benefit concert to provide clean drinking ...

Discussion of Asperger’s will follow Firehouse theater shows

BELLINGHAM — “Hello, My Name is You,” a dance/theatre piece about Asperger’s syndrome, will be performed at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave., with discussions immediately ...

Calendar

ONGOING Lecture Series The January Series of Calvin College comes by simulcast at 9:30 a.m. to 510 Liberty St., Lynden, as follows: Jan. 17 — W. Dwight Armstrong, CEO of National FFA Organization, “Feeding ...

Plan the Ideal Real Meal for cash, local fame (and for kids)

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Farm-to-School program, with support from the Whatcom Community Foundation and Sustainable Connections, is hosting the Ideal Real Meal Contest. In this contest, participants will ...

Information systems program is partnership of Western, WCC

BELLINGHAM — A new pathway to a baccalaureate degree in computer and information systems security is being planned as a partnership between Western Washington University’s College of Sciences and Technology ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 16

Seahawks or church choice a spiritual one Quite a choice, the “Sea-hawks or Church” (Seattle Times, Jan. 12). On the one hand, we can rejoice in the excitement of our community with the Seahawks and ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 16 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. Details: Samya, 676-6907. ...

Marie Hollander

Marie E. Hollander, age 99, went home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. She was born on Sept. 19, 1913, in Alton, Iowa, to Joe and Katherine ...