County launches new website, open to comment

  WHATCOM ­— At 2 p.m. Monday, March 9, the county flipped the switch on a new county website to the public. The url for the site is: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/.   Now that the site is “live,” ...

Music teachers’ honor recital in church Thursday

  LYNDEN ­— The annual Martha Helder Honors Recital of top-performing local youth piano and violin players, is on Thursday, March 19, starting at 7 p.m. in First Christian Reformed Church, 1010 ...

April 9 meeting deals with how to replace culverts

  WHATCOM — Do you have a stream or ditch on your property? Do you have a road or driveway crossing over the stream? If so, you probably have a culvert. These pipes are often too small to carry proper ...

Calendar

ONGOING Craft show The 29th annual Spring Craft & Antique Show runs March 19-21 in the Northwest Washington Fair’s Haggen Expo Building. The show includes over 100 vendors from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ...
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Mary Beth McClellan & Noah Likkel wedding

   Mary Beth McClellan and Noah Likkel were united in marriage on Dec. 27, 2014, in Columbus, Indiana.   The bride is a daughter of Mike and Mona McClellan of Columbus. Fred and Sue Likkel of Lynden ...
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Sid & Leona Oostema – 60th anniversary

Sid and Leona Oostema of Lynden will be celebrating 60 years of marriage. Their children invite you to join them in observing the lasting love of these two wonderful people at an open house from 2 to 4 ...
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Bernie Visser – 90th birthday

Bernie Visser of Lynden was born in Kansas on March 19, 1925, then moved with his family to Lynden when he was 6 years old. He is a member of Faith Reformed Church of Lynden and his children are Dianne ...
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June Louise Viddal – 80th birthday

June Louise Viddal, a resident of Ferndale since 1962, will be celebrating her 80th birthday today, March 18, 2015, with a tea party hosted by her daughters Valerie, Kristin and Heather. She was born in ...

Nurses to give two scholarships

  WHATCOM ­— The Mount Baker Nurses Association will give out two scholarships for up to $750 each to county residents enrolled in an RN nursing program or an RN pursuing additional education in ...

Farmers are addressing water issues

  An adequate supply of clean water is crucially important to every Whatcom resident. Farms are no different. We depend on water and have responsibilities to manage water on behalf of the rest of the ...