Wine and spirits tasting event July 20 at Bellewood

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections, in partnership with the Whatcom Winery and Distillery Association, will host a second annual Whatcom Wine & Spirits Fest on Sunday, July 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. ...

‘Border Songs’ coming to stages here

LYNDEN -— A theater version of “Border Songs,” the Whatcom County-based 2009 bestseller book of Jim Lynch, is coming to two local stages. Lynch’s story is from the perspective of a tall severely ...

Calendar

ONGOING Art show The International Art Festival at Peace Arch Park runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday through Sunday, June 20-22. Free. Details: www.peacearchart.org. Local dance The Dance Studio presents ...

Baker River salmon surge

BELLEVUE — It’s a record-smashing season for young salmon at Baker River in the North Cascades. And the fish keep coming. In early June, the number of juvenile sockeye and coho collected by fisheries ...

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 ...