Wilmina Vellema

Longtime resident of Whatcom County Wilmina “Peggy” Vellema, 92, passed away on March 11, 2016, at her home in Lynden. Peggy was born on Feb. 11, 1924, to Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Strengholt of Sanborn, ...

Jean Bosman

Jean Yonker Bosman passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016, at the age of 88. Jean Estie was born in Bellingham to Agnes (Slotemaker) and Joe Estie. She had one older sister, Eleanor, and two younger sisters, ...

Robert Wood

Robert Joseph Wood, age 88, of Bellingham, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Visit www.molesfarewelltributes.com to leave condolences.

Chuck Randall

Coach Chuck R. Randall, age 89, passed away peacefully at home in Bellingham on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. A celebration of Coach’s life will be held in Garden Street United Methodist Church in Bellingham ...

Margaret Bergquist

Margaret Hathaway Bergquist, age 90, of Bellingham, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2016. You may read the full obituary and share your memories with the family at www.westfordfuneralhome.com.

Kenneth Plum

Kenneth Cotter Plum, age 85, of Ferndale, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Visit www.molesfarewelltributes.com to leave condolences.
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Showing off at the Home Show

Three women stop for a demo at the Whatcom County Home & Garden Show on Saturday morning, as part of a surge of people pouring in at about that time to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds venue. ...

County planner to speak Wednesday on water quality

LYNDEN ­— The Tenmile Clean Water Project, a citizen group coordinated by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, hosts Erika Douglas, Whatcom County Public Works senior water quality planner, at its ...

Salmon habitat restoration work parties starting

One on March 26 is on Lynden’s Fishtrap Creek WHATCOM ­— Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) for spring work parties to help restore streamside salmon habitat. All work parties ...

Library a high-tech home

WCLS campaign boosts newer services many aren’t aware of WHATCOM — While the county library system is well-known for its print books, audiobooks and DVDs, over the last few years it’s also added ...