Roadside surveys aim to develop a snapshot of driver drug use in Washington

WHATCOM -— In the summer, roadside surveys were conducted by the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation in Washington to measure the degree of impaired driving taking place on state roads. The ...

Tickets free for veterans, families

BELLINGHAM -— Northwest event planners and ticket buyers have donated more than $100,000 in entertainment event tickets to Northwest veterans, U.S. military and their immediate family members through ...

County selling tax-foreclosed properties Nov. 21

BELLINGHAM -— Whatcom County’s annual public auction of tax foreclosure property will be on Friday, Nov. 21, starting at 9 a.m., in the County Council chambers of the County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave. ...

Letters to the editor – Nov. 12

Cynical voter sentiment hurting our city The Bender Fields tiny bond didn’t even come close to passing. That’s too bad. I don’t think people even study the issues anymore. If it says taxes up, even ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 12 Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Planning & Development Services, Northwest Annex conference room, 5280 Northwest Dr., 3:30 p.m. New business includes: election of ...

Avoid cold-season fires

OLYMPIA — Electrical fires in homes account for over 26,000 residential fires annually, resulting in 280 deaths and over $1 billion in property loss in the United States. “Traditionally, we see more ...
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Emily Johnston and Ryne De Groot engagement

Emily Ann Johnston and Ryne Corstian De Groot, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a Jan. 2, 2015 wedding at First Reformed Church in Lynden. Emily is a daughter of Brian and Nancy ...

Birth – published Nov. 12

Dempsey Hudson Kooi Stephanie and Nathan Kooi of Manhattan, New York, welcomed a son, Dempsey Hudson, on Oct. 29, 2014, at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins Lynden ...

Ross Black named SBA Local Leader

LYNDEN -— Ross Black, owner of Simple Box Storage, was selected among thousands of graduates of SBA Emerging Leaders across the U.S. as the Local Leader winner. Awards were hosted by Interise, the organization ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Noon piano The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts live piano music at noon every Wednesday in November. Nov. 12 features Nell Veenstra. Veteran film The Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St., ...