Normadene Padgett

Normadene Padgett of Bellingham passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Westford Funeral Home. View complete obit and share memories ...

Ruth Brown

Ruth Ellen Brown of Everson, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Services were held in Bellingham. View complete obit and share memories at www.westfordfuneralhome.com…. This content ...

Carl Danielson

Carl “Butch” Danielson of Bellingham passed away on Oct. 24, 2014. Please share memories at www.westfordfuneralhome.com…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or ...

Public can help with salmon enhancement events locally

WHATCOM — The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to restoring sustainable wild salmon runs in Whatcom County. NSEA is into its fall round of work parties ...

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 ...