Jewell named to insurer’s council

LYNDEN — Farmers Insurance agent Andrew Jewell has been named to the national insurer’s prestigious Presidents Council representing excellence in service, consistency in business performance and commitment ...

Lynden teacher to attend institute

LYNDEN -— Amy Miller, fifth grade teacher at Bernice Vossbeck Elementary School, has been chosen to attend the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy, a week-long institute at the Library Science Center ...
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Becky Isenhart – Kristian Peterson engagement

Becky Isenhart and Kristian Peterson, both of Seattle, announce their engagement and plans for a Nov. 1, 2014 wedding in Seattle and a reception at the Lake Union Cafe in Seattle. Becky is a daughter of ...
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Noel Marquard – Scott Hardaway engagement

Noel Marquard and Scott Hardaway announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 30, 2014 wedding. Noel is a daughter of Rev. Don Marquard, chaplain bereavement coordinator of Harmony Hospice Center in ...
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Katie Carlson – John Graep Jr. engagement

Katie Nicole Carlson of Bellingham and John Kenneth Graep Jr. of Nooksack announce their engagement and plans for an August 2015 wedding. Katie is a daughter of Laurie Carlson of Bellingham and the late ...

Additional scholarships announced

WHATCOM — These are additional scholarships awarded to local high school seniors beyond those listed in the June 4 Graduates section:   LYNDEN Bret DeGraaff — Whatcom County Farm Bureau Scholarship ...

North Whatcom beaches closed to shellfish harvest

BELLINGHAM — Unsafe levels of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning biotoxin were detected in molluscan shellfish on beaches in northern Whatcom County, prompting the Washington State Department of Health to ...

Letters to the editor – published June 18

Volunteers help support our local schools During the course of a school year there are many people who volunteer time in many different ways to make our schools a better place for kids. Schools are certainly ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 18 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will talk strategy on college sustainability initiatives ...

Get strawberries, help museum

LYNDEN — Through June 22 the Lynden Pioneer Museum will take orders for two-gallon buckets (15 pounds) of cut and sugared strawberries for $38. A check should be made out to the museum and sent or brought ...