Toppers chorus to give inside look  at Jansen Art Center May 20

LYNDEN — The Mt. Baker Toppers will be featured at the Jansen Art Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. Director Doug Broersma said the event will have the feel of a “master class” on how the longtime ...

Peace Arch art show June 20-22

BLAINE — The second International Art Festival takes place at Peace Arch State Park June 20-22, showcasing works of art in painting, fused glass, jewelry, mixed media and pottery and other art disciplines. ...

Calendar

CALENDAR ONGOING Local play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild is presenting “The Mouse That Roared,” a comedy of war and peace, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Dutch Village Mall Friday through Sunday. ...

EDITORIAL: Targeting the problem spots in Lynden’s ambulance costs

Rising costs of the Lynden Fire Department are testing the leaders of the city right now. There are no pat answers, for sure. The main factors are these: rising demand for expected quick response to 911 ...

Letters to the editor – May 14

Fluoride debate Regarding fluoridation of the water for the City of Lynden, I wanted to weigh in on the debate as a dentist practicing in Whatcom County. There are many residents of our great county, especially ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 14 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 9 a.m. • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center ...
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Ashley Cronk – Cody Nolte engagement

Ashley Cronk and Cody Nolte announce their engagement and plans for a June 2015 wedding in Deming. Ashley grew up in Deming, while Cody grew up in Ferndale. The couple met through mutual friends and the ...

Extra patrols target distracted drivers

WHATCOM — Law enforcement officers will be out in extra force from May 19 through June 1 searching for not only unbuckled drivers but distracted drivers as part of the annual “Click it or Ticket” ...

State forestry association to have annual meeting here

WHATCOM -— The Washington Farm Forestry Association, a nonprofit group representing small family forest landowners in the state, will have its annual meeting here May 15-17. Thursday and Friday activities ...

Local Extension to celebrate 100 years of national program

BELLINGHAM — WSU Whatcom County Extension is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its federal founding law, and the public is invited to join in. May 8 is the date the Smith-Lever Act was signed into ...