A drone camera captures fireworks over Wiser Lake on the Fourth of July. The view, looking north, shows off the displays over the lake and captures other fireworks in the Lynden area. (Randy Fleming/FlemingPhotoStudio.com)

A festive Fourth

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In a year, county marijuana retailer has $3M in sales

WHATCOM — At the one-year anniversary of county recreational marijuana retail opening, retailer 2020 Solutions announces roughly $3 million in sales so far. 2020 opened on Bellingham’s Iron Street ...

Helping Hand grants announced

BELLINGHAM ­— The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation announced the winners of its 2015 Helping Hand Grants on Friday, June 5, during a silent auction and fundraiser at Depot Market Square. The ...

Grant helps get county mobilized for disaster here

BELLINGHAM ­— With a $7,000 grant from the PSE (Puget Sound Energy) Foundation, the Volunteer Center of Whatcom County has set up a Volunteer Mobilization Center to support its Disaster Preparedness ...

Local air made unhealthy from B.C. fires

WHATCOM ­— Smoke from large wildfires burning in British Columbia was causing poor air quality locally that could last to Thursday or Friday, and health authorities advise people to protect themselves ...

City imposes full burn ban until ‘significant rainfall’

LYNDEN ­— The city joined with the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office on July 1 in banning all open burning within Lynden city limits, due to the extremely dry conditions and warm weather dominating ...

Firecracker Rod Run this weekend

By Kevin Doucette FERNDALE — The 30th annual Firecracker Run in Ferndale will be held Saturday, June 11th at Pioneer Park. The event is open to the public and any car is eligible to be shown. The entry ...

Correction

Pete Kremen will be the emcee for the 2015 Lynden’s Got Talent event July 18 during the Northwest Raspberry Festival in Lynden. He is not one of the judges. For more on the music competition for age ...

Lauree Fletcher to head Whatcom Love INC

WHATCOM — Lauree Fletcher, of Lynden, also a Bellingham counselor and group facilitator, was recently appointed executive director of Whatcom Love INC. She replaces Kae Unrein, who recently retired after ...

Fair foundation fundraiser event this Friday in Expo Building

LYNDEN ­— The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation has its annual fundraising event — a dinner with silent and live auctions, and Moowiches — this Friday, July 10, starting at 6 p.m. The program ...