Jan. 13 workshop helps businesses know state taxes

  OLYMPIA — Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small ...

Sally Pauline Matheson

  Sally Pauline (Joneli) Matheson went to be with her Lord Jesus on Jan. 4, 2015.   Pauline was born on April 27, 1935, and was raised on the Joneli family dairy farm on Hemmi Road. She attended ...

Edith Glew

  Edith Orah Owen Glew, age 98, of Lynden, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born on Jan. 12, 1916, in Spokane to parents David Williard and Lena ...

Kenneth Robson

  Kenneth Manning Robson, of Everson, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.   Ken was born in York, Nebraska, on Dec. 17, 1920. Ken and his family moved to Whatcom County in 1936. He married Mary ...

Toshi Petty

  Toshi Petty of north Whatcom County passed away on Jan. 2, 2015.   A celebration of Toshi’s life will be held in Westford Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Jan. 9, followed by a reception. Committal ...

Rita Lewis

  Rita Margaret Lewis, 63, of Auburn, passed away on Jan. 2, 2015. Rita was born on Nov. 28, 1951, in Bellingham, to John and Susan Franzen.   Rita enjoyed reading, poetry writing, short stories ...

Evert Scholten

  Evert J. Scholten, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. He was 91 years old.   Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for ...

Voter registration changes for Feb. 10 election due soon

  WHATCOM — Have you moved? If so, you may need to update your address for voting in the upcoming Feb. 10 local special election.   County Auditor Debbie Adelstein advises voters to take care ...

Local collection sites for recycling fluorescent lights

  OLYMPIA — Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more being added in the months ahead.   Dropoff ...

Volunteer Center hires Monkelis

  BELLINGHAM ­— The Volunteer Center of Whatcom County has hired Mel Monkelis, former Ski to Sea Race manager for seven years, to be the center’s program director.   Previously, Monkelis was ...