Workshops set on doing end-of-life choices planning

WHATCOM — Three community workshops are scheduled in July by the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement for sharing information about advance care planning. Participants will learn: why advance care ...

EDITORIAL: Try not to blow up your friends, please

Celebrate the country. Celebrate with your family and friends. Enjoy the freedom we have in our country — and possibly even a day off from work — but as you eat your share of hot dogs, splash in the ...

Letters to the editor – July 3

No more handouts This letter is directed to you, the so-called silent majority with your head in the sand like an ostrich and your fingers on your electronic toys. Our great United States of America has ...

Register to vote by Monday

WHATCOM — This year’s primary election ends on Aug. 6. To participate, you must register to vote — if you haven’t already — by Monday, July 8, at the county’s website. For citizens who have ...

Calendar

ONGOING Friday music BelleWood Acres hosts music and lawn games every Friday until July 5. Music starts at 6 p.m. and the distillery will be open with free tastings until 9 p.m. Arts Market The Bellwether ...
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NFL takes over Whatcom County

FERNDALE — Michael Koenen lined up at quarterback at Ferndale High School on Saturday morning. Draped in Tampa Bay Buccaneers gear, a team he’s played for since 2011, the Golden Eagle alumni had a ...
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Friday night lights

If you’re like me, after a long day of work or studying, you turn on your television set in the evening and head straight to ESPN to check out what’s been going on in the sports world. Over the last ...
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Ain’t no mountain high enough

PALM SPRINGS — As she hiked her way up Mount San Jacinto, Lynden resident Chris Elsner didn’t know what was going on. She and a group of four others were 8,000 feet high in the sky and her mind was ...
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Reliving a historic military moment

LYNDEN — The memories from that beautiful, sunny morning in South Korea remain fresh for Lynden resident and Air Force veteran James Lucerne. It was Sept. 21, 1953, and the Korean War was all but over. ...

School Board still mulling performing arts center

LYNDEN — Before the Lynden School Board officially votes on the district’s “to bond or not to bond” question pertaining to its aging facilities, it needs to find the best answer to another question: ...