Honor rolls

Local students named to SPU dean’s list SEATTLE — Seattle Pacific University has released its 2014 autumn quarter dean’s list, and the following Lynden students are named:   Ryan Bovenkamp, Kaitlyn ...

Level 3 sex offender moves into south Everson area

WHATCOM — A Level 3 sex offender has registered a new address south of Everson, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday.   Ronald L. Haskins is now living in the 6400 block of Lawrence ...

New name is Cascade Connections

  WHATCOM — What was Cascade Christian Services is now named Cascade Connections.   The county not-for-profit agency, begun locally in 1980, sees the name change as better reflecting its commitment ...

Ferndale woman in running for business honor

  BELLINGHAM — Cathy Hayward Hughes, co-founder and CEO of Crystal Creek Logistics in Ferndale, is one of four finalists for 2015 Whatcom Business Person of the Year presented by the Whatcom Business ...

Susan Hutchison, Sen. Hill to speak at GOP event

  BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Republicans hold their annual Lincoln Day dinner event on Saturday, March 21, in the Best Western Lakeway Inn. A social hour and silent auction start at 5 p.m., the dinner ...

Sixty new splints to ambulances, with grant boost

  WHATCOM — County fire districts and departments will receive 60 new vacuum splints, thanks to a grant supplemented by matching funds from the local Chuckanut Health Foundation.   Gary Baar, ...

Guest Opinion: Wanted: People willing to be elected leaders

By Gary Vis This May 11-15 is the filing period for candidates for local public office. In the Lynden area, several elected positions will be open for the filing of interested candidates, including the ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 11 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. On the agenda are: tenure consideration, and strategic conversation ...

Man sees email scam attempt

  LYNDEN — Resident David Tedin believes that it was a scam attempt when he got an email on March 3 purportedly from Comcast asking him to update his online profile and give bank, phone and credit ...

Sessions build confidence, life planning skills

  BELLINGHAM — Registration is now open for free career and life success courses offered by the Whatcom Community College Turning Point program. Graduates gain skills and confidence to launch new ...