Slater/I-5 area getting three roundabouts

FERNDALE — It will be safer and easier to use Slater Road near Interstate 5 in a few weeks, once construction crews finish building new compact roundabouts at three intersections. Work began Oct. 29 ...

Meridian High’s principal honored

LAUREL — Meridian High School principal James Everett has been named the High School Principal of the Year for the Northwest Conference. He received the recognition at the annual Washington Educators ...

Calendar

ONGOING Christmas cantata Participants can still join rehearsals in Third CRC, 514 Liberty St., for the Christmas Choir Cantata of combined Christian Reformed Churches. Joseph Martin’s “The Voices ...

Letters to the editor – published Nov. 5

Thoughts on the WID I came to a County Council meeting and communicated with certain members in an effort to educate myself about the watershed irrigation districts that were proposed because I wanted ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 5 Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, Nov. 6 Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners ...

Raise your traffic safety awareness in the darkness

OLYMPIA — The end of daylight saving time on Sunday, Nov. 2, signaled more than a turning back of the clocks. It’s also a time to use extra caution on our state’s roadways. Between October and January ...

County Executive needs people to serve on boards

WHATCOM -— Certain vacancies on county boards and commissions are filled by appointment of the County Executive with confirmation by the County Council. Appointees must be registered voters and residents ...

125 years of statehood set for celebration in Olympia Nov. 11

OLYMPIA — On Nov. 11, 1889, President Benjamin Harrison signed the proclamation admitting Washington to the Union. Now, with this year marking Washington’s 125th anniversary, the Washington State Historical ...

Larsen to talk on veterans’ issues in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — Rep. Rick Larsen, Congressman for the 2nd District, is holding roundtable discussions with veterans throughout his district this week, and a session will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. ...
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Alice Hoekema – 95th birthday

Alice Hoekema of Lynden is celebrating her 95th birthday. She was born on Nov. 8, 1919, to Bert and Lena Vander Ploeg at the Beard Road family farm near Lynden. She has been married to Joe Hoekema, who ...