Be creative, have fun in port’s Gingerbread Contest

BELLINGHAM — To make an edible sculpture for the Port of Bellingham’s annual gingerbread contest can be both an exercise in creativity and a fun activity spent with family and friends this Thanksgiving. ...

New partners at Larson Gross announced

WHATCOM ­— Larson Gross PLLC announces that two new partners, Josh Turrell and Kelli Visser, have been accepted into the ownership team, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Turrell joined the firm in 2005 after ...

Peoples promotes Israel Jacob

LYNDEN — Peoples Bank announces the promotion of Israel Thomas Jacob to Peoples Investments LPL Manager. In this new role he will lead the investments team to grow and develop the investment services ...

Bethany holiday homes tour set

LYNDEN ­— Bethany Christian Services’ 15th annual Homes for the Holidays tour will be on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. The owners’ homes on tour are: • Fred and Tami Rylaarsdam, 8539 Benson ...

Calendar

ONGOING Art show Everson’s Kale House Bed & Breakfast, 201 Kale St., will host its 15th annual art show and sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 22, 23, 29 and 30. More than ...

Series topic is land drainage

LYNDEN ­— Agricultural drainage maintenance is the topic of the Whatcom Dairy Speaker Series on Thursday, Nov. 21. The talk will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Ten Mile Grange Hall, 6985 Hannegan ...

Badger Road bridge restriction now at 15 tons

WHATCOM — The load restriction on the West Badger Road bridge over Bertrand Creek has been tightened even further. Effective about noon Friday, Nov. 15, the weight limit was put at 15 tons, reported ...

Everson B&B puts art on display

EVERSON­ — Kale House Bed & Breakfast at 201 Kale St. is buzzing with activity as Bonnie and Cori Litorja prepare to host their 15th annual art show and sale. What started as a way for the B&B ...

EDITORIAL: Exciting revitalizing

The pieces are falling into place for a renewal of downtown Lynden, and for that we are most grateful to all those who are seeing the potential and taking action. Thank you! It’s been a tough scene to ...

Letters to the editor – Nov. 20

Rodeo volunteer speaks I’m an eight-year volunteer for the Lynden Rodeo. I believe in the western way of life, as all of rodeo family does. I have been blessed to work under the direction of Christina ...