Letters to the editor

We haven’t adhered to Washington’s words In 1789 our first president George Washington was inaugurated. In his address he said, “The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 9 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, 1796 Front St., Lynden, 1 p.m. • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg ...

42nd annual Sumas Bull-A-Rama on Saturday

SUMAS — The 42nd annual Sumas Bull-A-Rama is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Sumas Rodeo Grounds. The event will feature bull riding, barrel racing from the NW Renegade Cowgirls and mutton ...

DelBene visits Sumas as guest speaker

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Sept. 10 meeting introduces new WSU facility director

WHATCOM ­— Chad Kruger, new director of the Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon, will visit in Lynden on Thursday, Sept. 10. Kruger, who has some local connections, will ...

World’s students coming to WCC

WHATCOM — Exchange participants are arriving at Whatcom Community College, one of 17 campuses across 11 states, to begin the 2015-2016 Community College Initiative Program. This program of the U.S. State ...

Witnesses to Aug. 31 Everett U.S. 2 collision sought

EVERETT — Washington State Patrol criminal investigators seek witnesses to a hit-and-run collision that occurred on Aug. 31 at approximately 5:30 a.m. at the beginning of westbound Highway 2 on the trestle. ...

Kenneth & Judith Johnson – 50th anniversary

Kenneth and Judith Johnson were married on Aug. 28, 1965, in the Trinity Lutheran Church of Everett.They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family weekend at Maple Tree Retreat in Ravensdale, ...

Bill & Marie Bonsen – 50th anniversary

Bill and Marie Bonsen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house for friends and family from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, at Berthusen Park near Lynden. The Bonsens were married ...

Jackie Isakson

Jackie L. (Chandler) Isakson went to be with her Lord on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at the American Legion Post 7 in Bellingham. A reception ...