Bellingham airport rated among top small ones in the country

WHATCOM — From travelers’ own shared experience, Bellingham International Airport counts among the highest rated airports in the country in overall traveler satisfaction. AirportXP is a mobile insights ...

Candidate filing is May 16-20 by variety of means

WHATCOM — Candidate filing week in Washington State is coming up soon on May 16-20. County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said candidates are encouraged to visit the website at www.whatcomcounty.us/auditor ...
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A graduation block party for five on South Park

Five high school seniors living in the South Park Court cul-de-sac will graduate from Lynden and Lynden Christian this year. That was enough to prompt a little neighborhood celebration party on May 1 ...

Documentaries highlight three Ski to Sea teams this year

WHATCOM ­— “Meet The Teams” is a new documentary web series featuring three of this year’s Ski to Sea Race teams, allowing the public to meet some of the amazing characters behind the race, hear ...

I-5 repaving work will close a lane over three months

WHATCOM — A smoother ride near Blaine is in store for Whatcom County drivers, as a 12-mile paving project on northbound Interstate 5 kicked off on Monday. The project will require single-lane closures ...

Eastern county roadways to get asphalt paving

WHATCOM ­— About a dozen roadways in eastern Whatcom County are scheduled for contracted asphalt paving the week of May 9-13 between 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The roadways are: Alder Street, Water Street, ...

San Juan Cruises adds a 72-foot touring vessel

Company now has five options for tours, charters BELLINGHAM — San Juan Cruises announces a new addition to its fleet of locally based vessels. The 72-foot Chinook arrived from Alaska on Feb. 26 and is ...

Nonprofits need 2016 calendars

LYNDEN — Those extra calendars of 2016 you aren’t using, someone could have a use for. Shirley Hiner of Lynden will take 2016 calendars for four nonprofits: New Way Ministries of Lynden, the YWCA and ...

Repairs to I-5 overpass west of Lynden complete

WHATCOM — Drivers can say goodbye to the temporary signals on the Birch Bay-Lynden Road overpass at Interstate 5 near Blaine. Washington State Department of Transportation contractor crews finished the ...

Letters to the editor

Upset with Trump Thank you to KGMI for broadcasting all of Donald Trump’s narcissistic speech. I spent the first 5 1/2 years of my life living under the havoc brought on by the narcissistic leader in ...