Ballots sent out for Feb. 9 election

WHATCOM — Ballots for the Feb. 9 special election were mailed Jan. 20 to all registered voters, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said. All Whatcom County school districts and Fire Protection District ...

Farm transition guidance goes three Thursdays

LYNDEN ­— ​“Our Farms, Our Futures” is a three-part series to be presented on Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and 11 (attend all or one) from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 Front St. ...

Grange baking contest open to all on Feb. 16

LYNDEN — The 2016 Grange-sponsored County-wide Baking Contest will be on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Entries are due at Ten Mile Grange between 10 a.m. and noon. That evening, everyone is welcome to attend a 6 ...

Ferndale forum on death, dying issues for youths

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Library System invites the public to an informal discussion about how children and teens face and process death, and the role literature can play helping them make sense ...

Korthuis makes Dean’s Honor List

Jenah Korthuis, daughter of Steve and Robin Korthuis of Lynden, was named to the Cedarville University (Ohio) Dean’s Honor List for the 2015 fall semester. Jenah is a freshman majoring in special education…. ...

Our Voice: Vote yes on local school levies

The portion of public school costs borne by the local property tax levy keeps rising in Washington. It is now pegged at 20 to 23 percent of school districts’ budgets in Whatcom County. The state has ...

Levy programs critical to overall student success

This is a guest opinion from Tammy Yoder, chair of the Citizens for Lynden Schools Committee.   I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support in the passage of the construction bond for ...

Letters to the editor

Looking forward to life as a Lyndenite As a new resident of Lynden, I wanted to say how excited I am to be here. Like the Judsons, we were also searching for an ideal home and we found it. I have never ...

Meetings

Thursday, Jan. 28 • Lynden School Board, middle school library, 516 Main St., Lynden, 6:30 p.m. The board hears a budget update and holds a work session. • Whatcom County Planning Commission, Planning ...

’Catfight for Cancer’ raises nearly $6,000

LYNDEN — The second-annual Catfight for Cancer was another resounding success.   The two-night promotion at last week’s Lynden-LC rivalry basketball games raised just short of $6,000 for the PeaceHealth ...