Youth Fair entry forms due back

LYNDEN — Entries are due in by this week Friday, March 14, for participation in the 2014 Whatcom County Youth Fair. The multi-faceted “experience that lasts a lifetime” is on the Friday and Saturday, ...

Farm Bureau offers scholarships

WHATCOM — The local Farm Bureau is offering $3,000 in scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. A minimum of $500 will be awarded to each winner. Applicants must meet the following criteria ...

Agency: State has gained back jobs lost in recession

OLYMPIA — After a few years of recovery, the state now has more jobs than before the start of the Great Recession, the state Employment Security reported March 5. Also, the January seasonally adjusted ...

Realtor Reece named to board of Bank of Pacific

ABERDEEN — Lori Reece, owner of RE/MAX Whatcom County Inc., is one of two new appointees to the board of directors of Pacific Financial Corporation, the holding company for Bank of the Pacific. Reece ...

Jon’s Truck Repair closing, hosting sale

LYNDEN — Jon’s Truck Repair, 8971 Guide Meridian Rd., is closing and hosting an open house and parts and equipment sale. The event is planned for Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m…. This ...

Working together for a stronger Lynden

By Gary Vis For over 100 years, since inception as the Lynden Businessmen’s Association in the early 1900s, the Lynden Chamber of Commerce has attempted to connect local businesses and the people who ...

Letters to the editor – March 12

Don’t believe Disney is family-friendly I sold our shares of Disney stock today because of the way the corporation is trying to pressure the Boy Scouts of America to accept homosexuals as adult leaders. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 12 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4:30 p.m. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference Room, ...
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Chelsey Baldwin – Deryk Cowden wedding

Chelsey Marie Baldwin and Deryk Steven Cowden were united in marriage on Oct. 26, 2013, at Bellingham Covenant Church. A reception followed at BIAWC Baker Creek Place. The bride is a daughter of Joe and ...
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Erin Van Weerdhuizen – Ty Tjoelker engagement

Erin Van Weerdhuizen of Everson and Ty Tjoelker of Custer announce their engagement and plans for a May 30, 2014 wedding. Erin is a daughter of Alvin and Lori Van Weerdhuizen of Everson. Ty is a son of ...