SPI candidates to be at Bellingham forum

BELLINGHAM — Area residents have a chance to hear from candidates seeking the state Superintendent of Public Instruction post at a 6:30 p.m. forum on Wednesday, May 25, at Bellingham High School, 2020 ...

Intalco pays $1,000 Ecology penalty on water permit

OLYMPIA — The Ferndale plant of Intalco Aluminum Corp. on Nov. 16, 2015 exceeded its water quality permit limits for total suspended solids discharged. That resulted in a $1,000 penalty from the Washington ...

Fair offers discounted tickets for a single day

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair and Woods Coffee are again partnering to offer the fair’s largest discounts of the year on admission tickets and carnival ride passes. Special prices will be ...

Evening work on Lummi ferry dock

GOOSEBERRY POINT — Lummi Island ferry service will be shut down two evenings this weekend, May 21-22, for dock improvements on the island side, Whatcom County Public Works says. Maintenance crews need ...

Mayes leaving WSO

BELLINGHAM — Thomas Mayes, executive director of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra for the past three years, is leaving on June 30 for a similar position with Northwest Sinfonietta in Tacoma. There will ...
Jan Teague meets with Republican governor candidate Bill Bryant, whom the Washington Retail Association has endorsed. (Courtesy photo)

Beware black and white campaigning

Jan Teague meets with Republican governor candidate Bill Bryant, whom the Washington Retail Association has endorsed. (Courtesy photo) Editor’s Note: This is an opinion of Jan Teague, president and CEO ...

Letters to the editor

Public shouldn’t have to pay for political events Will taxpayers dollars be used cover security expenses for the recent political event in Lynden? To the County Council: I share your concern about the ...

Meetings

Wednesday, May 18 • Lynden Design Review Board, second floor conference room, City Hall Annex, 305 Fourth St., 5 p.m. Public comment will be taken on proposed construction of two four-unit, 5,944-square-foot ...

Calendar

ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., Everson, presents “Stealing Home” May 19, 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. and May 22 at 2 p.m. ‘Oliver’ musical The award-winning musical ...
The wind ensemble celebrates after earning a 25th straight Superior rating at the San Juan Music Educators Festival. (Courtesy Photo/Kelsey Matthews)

Lynden High School wind ensemble earns 25th straight Superior rating

The wind ensemble celebrates after earning a 25th straight Superior rating at the San Juan Music Educators Festival. (Courtesy Photo/Kelsey Matthews) Students want to do their best for veteran LHS music ...