Event celebrating symphony’s 40 years is set for Jan. 30 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM ­— A few seats remain for an event celebrating the 40 years of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra. You can still join Maestro Yaniff Attar, staff, board of directors, volunteers, and members ...

Most registration for Feb. 9 schools election is due to be done Monday, Jan. 11

WHATCOM — It’s time to get registered to vote or get your voter registration updated, by Monday, Jan. 11, to be eligible to vote in the Feb. 9 special election involving all local school districts. Also, ...

Scheduling for energy assistance begins Saturday

BELLINGHAM — Low-income individuals who need help paying energy bills can call the Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance program to schedule an appointment on Saturday, Jan. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

Local students on Oregon State University honor roll

CORVALLIS — The following students from Whatcom County made the scholastic honor roll during fall term at Oregon State University: From Acme: Aysha Schwinden, sophomore, majoring in kinesiology, 3.5 ...

Levies matter, right down to a ball game

It’s game night! Tonight it’s a basketball game for the Meridian Trojans. All the expenses for this game are covered by the respective school districts and the money comes from local levies. The coaches ...

Tourism expert Roger Brooks in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM ­— Roger Brooks, renowned tourism/community development expert, was in Whatcom County with his team in 2015 to do a community tourism assessment. Brooks returns for a follow-up conversation ...

Swearing-in of county officials on Monday

BELLINGHAM — The oath of office will be administered on Monday, Jan. 11, to all Whatcom County officials elected in 2015 to new terms of office. The swearing-in will begin at 12:15 p.m. in the County ...

Schools chief candidate to be in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON ­— Erin Jones, a candidate for the open Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction position, will host a meet-and-greet from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at the Tulip Valley Vineyard ...

Letters to the editor

Cherry Point guest opinion was offensive I am offended by a Lynden Tribune op-ed written by two members of the Northwest Jobs Alliance that was published on Dec. 23, 2015 titled “We Need Cherry Point’s ...

Calendar

ONGOING GriefShare videos A 13-week GriefShare video series started Jan. 4 at Sonlight church, 8800 Bender Rd., Lynden, and continues on Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Details: Jan, 354-1135 after 4:30 p.m. January ...