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Blue Skies helps homeless teens get driver’s license

WHATCOM — Blue Skies for Children, a local nonprofit, is accepting applications from teens ages 15-17 who are homeless, low-income or in foster care, and want to participate in a local driver’s education ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 6 • Whatcom County Accessible Voting Advisory Committee, County Auditor’s office, County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 103, Bellingham, 10 a.m. The committee will review and adopt ...

Calendar

ONGOING Kids Do Art! Spring break workshops of Kids: Do Art! are this week for ages 6 to 14 in the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., Lynden. At $10 each, sessions run from 9 to 10:25 a.m. and 10:35 to ...

Jewell honored by insurance firm

LYNDEN — Andrew Jewell, a Lynden-based Farmers Insurance agent, has been invited to the President’s Council of Farmers Insurance Group of Companies. The honor is given to about 100 agents out of the ...

Appointments for energy assistance

WHATCOM — Appointments may now be made to participate in an energy assistance program run by The Opportunity Council. Call 360-255-2192 Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. to ...
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Refurbishing Lynden’s downtown mural

Gary Chadwick uses a pressure washer to clean the Lynden Lions Club-sponsored mural at 610 Front St. on Monday. He is preparing for the work of Western Washington University art students to rehabilitate ...
BelleWood Acres is part apple orchard and part community social hub. It is all for sale. (Courtesy photo)

BelleWood Acres for sale, but not closing

BelleWood Acres is part apple orchard and part community social hub. It is all for sale. (Courtesy photo) Owners John and Dorie Belisle plan to continue to grow the business until a sale is completed LYNDEN ...
The Gaither Vocal Band will play at the NWWA Fair.

Bill Gaither returning to NWWA Fair

The Gaither Vocal Band will play at the NWWA Fair. Gospel star’s previous visit to Lynden in 2009 was a fair sellout LYNDEN — The Gaither Vocal Band, featuring Gospel Music Hall of Famer Bill Gaither, ...

Environmental review of GPT halted

SSA Marine wants Lummis’ fishing rights claims resolved before going farther  SEATTLE — On Friday the sponsor for the Gateway Pacific Terminal project invoked a contractual right to temporarily suspend ...
Winning business awards last week, from left, were, Dale Zender, PeaceHealth CEO (Business Person); Cory and Bobbi Kreider of Lynden Sheet Metal (Small Business), Greg Penner of Capstone Physical Therapy (Startup Business), and Jay Bornstein of Bornstein Seafoods (Lifetime Business Achievement). (Courtesy photo)

Lynden businesses win event awards

Winning business awards last week, from left, were, Dale Zender, PeaceHealth CEO (Business Person); Cory and Bobbi Kreider of Lynden Sheet Metal (Small Business), Greg Penner of Capstone Physical Therapy ...