In the military

Air Force Airwoman Katrina S. Kappele graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airwoman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included ...

County extends deadline for EIS scoping comment

WHATCOM — The county has decided to extend the comment period on scoping of an environmental impact statement on the upcoming Comprehensive Plan update. The deadline is now April 7. It was March 24. ...

Magic show at community center April 15

LYNDEN ­— On Tuesday, April 15, the Lynden Community Center hosts Louie Foxx’s Vaudeville Magic Show, billed as comedy and fun for all ages. A finger food social begins at 4:30 p.m.; the show is at ...

Legislature only tweaks budget, adjourns on time

OLYMPIA — The state Legislature approved a barebones 2014 supplemental operating budget before adjourning its 60-day short session March 13, the first on-time end of a session since 2009. The new budget ...

Folk skills school halting classes

BELLINGHAM ­— For a variety of reasons, the 3-year-old Whatcom Folk School will not operate this spring and summer and may close down, says its board of directors. The school has offered hundreds of ...

Calendar

CALENDAR ONGOING Worship nights North County Christ the King hosts two nights of worship, with a contemporary night at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 28, and a traditional community hymn sing at 6 p.m. on ...

EDITORIAL: Healing after tragedies

Disaster can strike at any time. That’s the feeling we have had watching the drawn-out fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and its apparent demise into the south Indian Ocean and now the massive landslide ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 26 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, ground-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Annual joint boards ...

Hope Lutheran getting new pastor

LYNDEN — Marjorie Lorant will be installed as the new pastor at Hope Lutheran Church, 900 E. Grover St., at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. The public is invited to attend. Lorant has served in churches ...

City of Sumas – Shoreline Master Program Update

City of Sumas Shoreline Master Program Update Notice of Public Hearing The City of Sumas is in the process of completing a comprehensive update of its Shoreline Management Master Program. A draft shoreline ...