Everybody’s Store gets web-linked

VAN ZANDT — Everybody’s Store on State Route 9 two miles south of the Mt. Baker Highway is now a WiFi hotspot, announces proprietor Jeff Margolis. Frontier has been doing a lot of modernizing in the ...

Report: Level of local DV still ‘significant’

WHATCOM — Significant levels of domestic violence still exist in Whatcom County, according to a comprehensive benchmarking report from the Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence. ...

Lynden schools need this construction bond

by Jim Frey, superintendent On or around Jan. 24, ballots will arrive in your mailbox for the capital facility bond to replace both Lynden Middle School and Fisher Elementary School as well as pay off ...

Farm water meeting set for Monday, Jan. 20

by Ed Blok and Randy Honcoop Farmers in Whatcom County have always understood that managing water is a vital part of operating successful farm businesses. For years, farmers have created and maintained ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 15

Remembering a Decade of Hope Would you like to help create a world with less cancer and more birthdays? Relay For Life of North Whatcom County is honored to be celebrating our 10th anniversary this June, ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 15 • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, council ...
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Kirsten Haan – James Allen wedding

Kirsten Haan and James Allen were united in marriage on Aug. 30, 2013, at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale, with a reception following. The bride is a daughter of Dean and Kim Haan of Lynden. Donna Allen ...

16th annual MLK Human Rights Conference on Saturday at WCC

BELLINGHAM — The 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Conference will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, in Whatcom Community College’s Syre Center. Doors open for area educators to register ...
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Ruth Verbrugge – 90th birthday

Ruth Verbrugge will be celebrating her 90th birthday with friends, family and the community from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Woodcreek Condominium clubhouse, 1843 Main St., Lynden. She was ...

Retirees give schools $4,500

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County School Retirees Association gives out mini­grants and scholarships to local schools. Recently, 12 schools and 37 classrooms enjoyed a visit by a Whatcom County school retiree ...