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Walt DeKraai – 92nd birthday

On Feb. 15, 1922, a very special man was born. This special man shared 72 wonderful years of married life with the love of his life, Jean. His accomplishments are many, including his service with the Seabees ...
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Louis Kok – 85th birthday

Louis Kok of Lynden is celebrating his 85th birthday with his family. He was born on Feb. 18, 1929, to Edward Kok and Grace Van Dalfsen Kok in Lynden. He is a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church ...

Delta Nine marijuana application raising emotions

WHATCOM — As local residents fight against a marijuana production and processing application in Clearbrook, located between Lynden and Sumas, the Whatcom County Council is figuring out how to deal with ...

Sister of WWU’s first African-American student speaks to school

BELLINGHAM — Sandra Campbell, the sister of Willis Ball, who graduated as the first African-American graduate of Western Washington University in 1956, spoke to WWU students on Saturday, Feb. 8. Campbell, ...

Family helped after Everson fire

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross Volunteers responded to a house fire in Everson on Saturday, Feb. 8. The fire did only minor damage to the home, but fire investigators have ...

BelleWood Acres hosting Women in Ag

PULLMAN — Women in Washington, Oregon and Idaho can gain practical advice for improving farm management skills and networking with other women producers at the 2014 Women in Agriculture Conference to ...

United Way 2014 event March 13 at Silver Reef

FERNDALE — The United Way of Whatcom County 2014 Celebration and Awards Banquet will be on Thursday, March 13, in the Silver Reef Events Center, 4876 Haxton Way. This event honors those individuals and ...

Calendar

ONGOING Children’s garden The Children’s Story Garden in Ferndale’s Hovander Park has a new format for 2014. Five Saturday classes in April and May include composting, making worm bins and scarecrows, ...

Calling for artists for Ferndale Art in the Park

FERNDALE ­— The Ferndale Arts Commission is calling upon artists to participate in the third annual Art in the Park event to be held next Sept. 13-14 in Pioneer Park. Art in the Park will feature local ...

Letters to the editor – published Feb. 12

Farm Bill also has international consequences Extensive coverage of the passage of the farm bill a few days ago focused on domestic reactions and critiques. Of course, the farm bill directly affects all ...