State Patrol gets 35 new troopers, two in Whatcom

OLYMPIA — Two of 35 individuals newly sworn in as Washington State Patrol troopers on March 14 will be assigned to the Bellingham detachment. The two are Kyle C. Echevarria, originally of Poulsbo, and ...

Project Hope can help low-income with heating bills

LYNDEN — Project Hope offers help to low-income families trying to pay high electric bills from the winter months. Puget Sound Energy customers who have received an urgent or shutoff notice may be eligible ...

Habitat opening Bellingham store, needs volunteers to get it ready

BELLINGHAM ­— Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County is opening a new Habitat Store in the old Mayberry Sporting Goods site at 1825 Cornwall Ave., and helpers are needed to get the store ready. “This ...

Lathrop to head local architects

BELLINGHAM ­— The Northwest American Institute of Architects chapter has named Rose Lathrop as its new executive director. Lathrop brings extensive experience in the construction and development industry. ...

Scholarships offered to women

WHATCOM — Whatcom Women in Business will give up to $20,000 in scholarships to women who are furthering their education. Scholarships are awarded after an application and panel interview process. Awards ...

Tweens-moms event here April 4

LYNDEN — A relationship-building event for moms and tween-aged (typically 8-12) daughters comes to North County Christ the King Church on April 4. The Crazy Hair Tour of Secret Keeper Girl is an event ...
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Marcelino and Juanita Luna – 50th anniversary

Marcelino and Juanita Luna of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house planned by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, in New Life Fellowship Church, 810 ...

Birth – published March 19

Vera Lea Van Andel Briana and Kyle Van Andel of Denver, Colo., welcomed a daughter, Vera Lea, on Feb. 12, 2014, at Swedish Hospital in Englewood, Colo. She weighed 7 pounds 16 ounces, and joins sister ...

Calendar

ONGOING Choral concert The Lynden Choral Society presents “Songs of Comfort and Joy,” featuring spirituals and early American music, on March 21-22 in First Christian Reformed Church, 1010 Front St. ...

Equestrian show coming to Lynden

LYNDEN — Equestrian Vaulting, the sport of dance and gymnastics on horseback, comes to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 28-30, 2014. Vaulters of all ages, including some of the top vaulters ...