Wendell Rettkowski

Wendell Rettkowski, age 79, of Spokane, passed away on June 26, 2014. A memorial service will be held on July 10, 2014, in Wilbur Lutheran Church. Wendell was passionate about all sports but was well-known ...

Kunkel sees restoring salmon as key issue

WHATCOM -— Declaring a preference for the Libertarian Party, Nicholas Kunkel is running for Whatcom County’s open 42nd Legislative District Position 1. The first-time candidate and Mount Baker High ...

County’s unified emergency center to be dedicated on July 18

BELLINGHAM — A quorum of Whatcom County Council members may attend an open house at the Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center, 3888 Sound Way, near the Bellingham Airport, at 10 a.m. on Friday, ...

Opportunity Council collecting school supplies for needy families Aug. 6  

BELLINGHAM -— The Opportunity Council hosts its annual summer Backpack and School Supply Drive on Wednesday, Aug. 6, to help children who are homeless or in very low-income families. A school bus will ...

Man injured in Kendall Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— A Maple Falls man was injured Monday when his car went off State Route 547 (Kendall Road) near Shamrock Road and struck a tree. Jason E. Jones, 40, was southbound in a 1991 Toyota 4Runner ...

Alleged child rapist caught at Blaine crossing

BLAINE — A Bellingham man wanted for alleged rape of a child was apprehended July 4 by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at the Peace Arch Port of Entry. Officers arrested ...

County plans to chip-seal several roads this week 

WHATCOM -— About a dozen roads, mostly in the Ferndale area, are scheduled for chip sealing this week by county Public Works. The roads include: Waschke (north of Smith), Aldrich (from Smith to  Axton), ...
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Salli Jo Matheson – Jeremy Korthuis engagement

Salli Jo Matheson and Jeremy Korthuis, both of Everson, announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 6, 2014 wedding at Westwind Gardens in Everson. Salli Jo, a daughter of Marty and Jackie Matheson ...
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Jake and Kathy Heerspink – 50th anniversary

Jake and Kathy Heerspink of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a no-gift open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, at Faith Reformed Church, 300 Seventh St. in Lynden, and ...

Births – published July 9

Vaida Ann Tjoelker Zayde Dean Tjoelker Amy and Bennett Tjoelker of Custer welcomed twins, Vaida Ann and Zayde Dean, on June 27, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. Vaida weighed ...