Arlene Olund

Lifetime Bellingham resident Arlene T. Olund, age 92, passed away on her husband Virg’s birthday, Feb. 23, 2016. A service of remembrance will be held at Westford Funeral Home on Thursday, March 3, 2016, ...

Martin Kuljis

Martin Anthony Kuljis, age 89, of Bellingham, passed away on Feb. 20, 2016. A mass of Christian burial is at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Bellingham. You may read the ...

Frank Griest

Frank David Griest, age 65, of Ferndale, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.   Arrangements are by Moles-Ferndale. Visit www.molesfarewelltributes.com to leave condolences.

Realigned co-op pays out $12.5 million

LYNDEN — CHS Northwest, formerly Whatcom Farmers Co-op, has distributed to its stock holding members over $12.5 million of unallocated reserves. These equities, distributed in early February as 40 percent ...

Schematics for two new Lynden schools on display next Monday

Timeline has construction starting in June on Fisher Elementary School   LYNDEN ­— Community members have an opportunity to view the latest schematic design plans for the new Fisher Elementary School ...
A cover crop in Whatcom County also provides trumpeter swan habitat in the field in winter. (Courtesy Photo)

Cover crops become common practice locally

A cover crop in Whatcom County also provides trumpeter swan habitat in the field in winter. (Courtesy Photo) Benefits are feed, soil health and protection of water quality   WHATCOM — During the winter ...

Evergreen State Interiors opens in Bender Plaza

LYNDEN — Evergreen State Interiors, specializing in the sales and installation of wood, vinyl and tile flooring products, opened a retail store earlier this month in Lynden’s Bender Plaza, 8874 Bender ...
Colleen Unema chose to rename her laundry rather than fight a legal battle. (Courtesy photo)

Unema chooses laundromat name change over prolonged legal fight

Colleen Unema chose to rename her laundry rather than fight a legal battle. (Courtesy photo) BELLINGHAM — Colleen Unema made a decision to change the name of Q Laundry rather than fight a legal battle. The ...
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‘Odd Couple’ opens in Lynden

Women, of course, star in the female version of “The Odd Couple,” now on the Claire vg Thomas Theatre stage to March 12. Top photo, from left are Susan Duncan, Laura Nelson, Teri Grimes and Amy Landino. ...

Youth repertory effort kicks off tonight at Claire vg Thomas Theatre

LYNDEN ­— Tonight is the kickoff toward a new venture at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, a first-ever festival of 10-minute plays by youth. At 7 p.m. will be a read-through of plays open for anyone to ...