Opportunity Council collecting school supplies for needy families Aug. 6  

BELLINGHAM -— The Opportunity Council hosts its annual summer Backpack and School Supply Drive on Wednesday, Aug. 6, to help children who are homeless or in very low-income families. A school bus will ...

Man injured in Kendall Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— A Maple Falls man was injured Monday when his car went off State Route 547 (Kendall Road) near Shamrock Road and struck a tree. Jason E. Jones, 40, was southbound in a 1991 Toyota 4Runner ...

Alleged child rapist caught at Blaine crossing

BLAINE — A Bellingham man wanted for alleged rape of a child was apprehended July 4 by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at the Peace Arch Port of Entry. Officers arrested ...

County plans to chip-seal several roads this week 

WHATCOM -— About a dozen roads, mostly in the Ferndale area, are scheduled for chip sealing this week by county Public Works. The roads include: Waschke (north of Smith), Aldrich (from Smith to  Axton), ...
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Salli Jo Matheson – Jeremy Korthuis engagement

Salli Jo Matheson and Jeremy Korthuis, both of Everson, announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 6, 2014 wedding at Westwind Gardens in Everson. Salli Jo, a daughter of Marty and Jackie Matheson ...
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Jake and Kathy Heerspink – 50th anniversary

Jake and Kathy Heerspink of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a no-gift open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, at Faith Reformed Church, 300 Seventh St. in Lynden, and ...

Births – published July 9

Vaida Ann Tjoelker Zayde Dean Tjoelker Amy and Bennett Tjoelker of Custer welcomed twins, Vaida Ann and Zayde Dean, on June 27, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. Vaida weighed ...

Calendar

CALENDAR ONGOING Theater shows The Mount Baker Theatre presents in repertory “Talley’s Folly,” starting on July 15 and running through Aug. 8, and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” starting July ...

Letters to the editor – July 9

Museum fireworks booth a major fundraiser I am writing to say thank you to the community for supporting the many Lynden fireworks booths this year. The Lynden Pioneer Museum fireworks booth had a great ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 9 • Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1201 Bradley Rd., Lynden, 7 a.m. • Diking District 3, River & Flood Division conference room, Civic Center Building, 322 N. ...