Nooksack Valley High School drama department performing “The Sound of Music”

EVERSON — The Nooksack Valley High School drama department will present the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “The Sound of Music” beginning Thursday, Nov. 14. The show will run at 7 p.m. on Nov. ...

Faith Community Church a drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child donation boxes

LYNDEN — Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, is ramping up as Lynden residents prepare to collect more than 1,200 gift-filled shoeboxes during National Collection ...

Final statement of impacts of new jail is released

BELLINGHAM ­— Whatcom County has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Whatcom County Adult Corrections Facilities and Sheriff’s Headquarters project that is planned for a Ferndale ...
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Historic photo

The International Order of Odd Fellows lodge was established in Lynden in 1887. Its meeting hall on the northwest corner of Fifth and Grover streets was also a meeting place for the annual Clamdiggers ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda are: officer ...

Letters to the editor

Voting against our best interest over and over Dr. Ben Carson wrote a book called “America the Beautiful.” He also is the man who gave a talk at the White House Prayer Breakfast early this year. Of ...

With new name, group invites partners toward ‘restorative justice’

WHATCOM — What has been known as the ReEntry Coalition of Whatcom County is now the Restorative Community Coalition. “After seven years of research on the social issues of crime, safety and community ...

Financial advisor Paulsen headlines Thursday Silver Reef a.m. event

FERNDALE — Jim Paulsen, a nationally prominent financial advisor/analyst with Wells Fargo, headlines a program along with Whatcom County economist Hart Hodges this Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Whatcom Business ...

Zion Lutheran has busy evening set for Saturday

CUSTER ­— Zion Lutheran Church, 7215 Valley View Rd., is hosting two special events on Saturday evening, Nov. 16. At 6 p.m. Shilla Aduero, from Uganda in central Africa, will present on the “Slum ...

Calendar

ONGOING Holiday show The 34th annual Holiday Festival of the Arts, 1825 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, runs five weeks and features the work of over 100 local artisans. Open daily starting Nov. 15. Details: ...