James Regnier

  James H. Regnier, age 74, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2015. He was born on Jan. 23, 1941, in Bellingham.   A celebration of Jim’s life was held in Westford Funeral ...

Gerald Matter

  Gerald Lee Matter, age 70, was born on July 3, 1944, in Bellingham. Jerry passed away at St. Francis Extended Health Care on Sunday, April 5, 2015.   A memorial service will be held on Saturday, ...

Western Drayton Harbor open to shellfish harvest

  BELLINGHAM — A recreational molluscan shellfish harvest season is now open in a portion of western Drayton Harbor that has been closed since 1999. Molluscan shellfish include clams, mussels, and ...

Skills academy now taking applications

  WHATCOM — The Northwest Career & Technical Academy provides tuition-free career training in high-wage, high-demand occupations to area high school, homeschool and GED students under the age ...

Bruland wins landscape association award

  HERNDON, Va — The inaugural Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award of the National Association of Landscape Professionals, has been presented to Janelle Bruland, president and CEO of Management Services ...

Opinion: Two schools at end of useful lives

by Tammy Yoder and C.J. Costanti   Friends and neighbors, on a farm just west of town is an old Chevy pickup that would be familiar to many of you and would fit right in driving around any local field ...

Opinion: Full City Council supports Lynden bond

The Lynden City Council’s resolution in support of the Lynden School bond:   WHEREAS, by April 28, 2015 Lynden School District patrons will vote on a bond that would pay for replacement of Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – April 8

Find a way to vote ‘yes’   It is my sincere belief that we are a caring, frugal and supportive community. It is with this in mind that I am encouraging all of the wonderful people I’ve had the ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 8 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, administration building, WSU Research Center, 2606 W. Pioneer Way, Puyallup, 11 a.m. On the agenda are: block grant applications ...

Don Hansey, Republican stalwart, passes away

  WHATCOM — On Good Friday, April 3, Don Hansey, a lifelong local Republican mentor and lawmaker, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Hospice House in Bellingham, where he was moved ...