Whitworth names seven local students to laureate society

SPOKANE — Several local students have been named to Whitworth University’s Laureate Society for fall 2014 semester.   Kayla Bajema, Bret DeGraaff, Luke Olson, Tyler Reardon, Keirstin Skinner, Tyler ...

Customer service is focus of three free classes

  WHATCOM — Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism is offering a free certified program to help local organizations’ staff deliver exceptional customer service.   “Customer service is essential ...

Planning for new Lake Whatcom park property is open to public

  BELLINGHAM — Help plan Whatcom County’s newest park. A meeting will be on Wednesday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St.   In 2014, about 8,800 ...

Adelstein will run again for county auditor

  WHATCOM ­— Debbie Adelstein has announced her intention to run for another term as Whatcom County Auditor this year. Fling week for local candidates is May 11-15.   “It hardly seems possible ...

Beatles’ rock is featured in two orchestras’ May 7 concert

  BELLINGHAM — On Sunday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at the Mount Baker Theatre, the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra presents an evening with the dynamic Seattle Rock Orchestra for “a rousing program of The ...

LC stymies unbeaten Montesano, advances to Hardwood Classic

  TUMWATER — Count Montesano as the latest victim of Lynden Christian’s suffocating defense.   The Bulldogs entered Saturday’s regional at Tumwater High School undefeated this season, but ...

LC rolls LaCenter, advances to Yakima

  TUMWATER — Zach Roetcisoender scored 26 points as Lynden Christian stormed past LaCenter for a 60-42 win on Saturday in regionals at Tumwater High School to advance to the state tournament in Yakima. ...

Nooksack Valley fall to Granger in regionals

  YAKIMA — Arlissa Oettel led Nooksack Valley with 15 points, but the Pioneers struggled mightily in the fourth quarter and lost 62-44 to Granger in the regionals on Saturday at Eisenhower High School ...

LYS baseball, softball registration now open

  Registration for Lynden Youth Sports (LYS) baseball and slowpitch softball is now open.   Baseball is open to boys in grades 3rd-8th, and to both boys and girls (co-ed) in first and second grades. ...

Whatcom Women in Business offers scholarships

  BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Women in Business will give up to $20,000 in scholarships to women who are furthering their education. Awards are based on professional goals, GPA, personal achievements, community ...