Lynden home prices rise as inventory remains tight

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County housing market experienced solid increases in median sales prices and number of homes sold in the first quarter of this year, with other data indicating an edge to sellers ...

‘Superstar’ cellist is orchestra’s May 3 guest performer

  BELLINGHAM ­­— On Sunday, May 3, at 3 p.m. in the Mount Baker Theatre, the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra presents an afternoon featuring superstar cellist Johannes Moser.   Moser brings his ...

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ONGOING Local play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents 12 performances of the heartwarming comedy “Harvey” April 9-26 in the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Performances are Thursday ...

Helen ‘Joan’ Green

  Helen “Joan” Green of Blaine passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the age of 84 surrounded by loved ones: son Patrick Green; daughters Dawn (Larry) Spaur and Brenda Bastian; ...

League’s ‘They Represent You’ 2015 guide out

  WHATCOM — The League of Women Voters’ 2015 version of “They Represent You,” a guide to contacting elected officials at the local, state and national levels, is now out.   Free copies ...

James Regnier

  James H. Regnier, age 74, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2015. He was born on Jan. 23, 1941, in Bellingham.   A celebration of Jim’s life was held in Westford Funeral ...

Gerald Matter

  Gerald Lee Matter, age 70, was born on July 3, 1944, in Bellingham. Jerry passed away at St. Francis Extended Health Care on Sunday, April 5, 2015.   A memorial service will be held on Saturday, ...

Western Drayton Harbor open to shellfish harvest

  BELLINGHAM — A recreational molluscan shellfish harvest season is now open in a portion of western Drayton Harbor that has been closed since 1999. Molluscan shellfish include clams, mussels, and ...

Skills academy now taking applications

  WHATCOM — The Northwest Career & Technical Academy provides tuition-free career training in high-wage, high-demand occupations to area high school, homeschool and GED students under the age ...

Bruland wins landscape association award

  HERNDON, Va — The inaugural Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award of the National Association of Landscape Professionals, has been presented to Janelle Bruland, president and CEO of Management Services ...