Fallen Soldiers banner carriers needed in parades

WHATCOM ­— Fallen Soldiers banners, 60 in all, will be carried in the upcoming Sumas and Everson-Nooksack parades if enough people help out, said local VFW Auxiliary member Peggy Deem. The Sumas parade ...

Campfire talks, river walks start this weekend in National Forest

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is offering various speakers, hikes and activities this summer, including two opportunities in Whatcom County. • Campfire Talks: The talks will be ...

Northwood Road bridge getting guardrails

LYNDEN — Whatcom County is upgrading Northwood Road north of Halverstick Road at bridge 257 this week. The work is part of the Rural Road Safety Program and involves widening shoulders and installing ...

Cargo inspection program bridges border at Blaine

BLAINE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection began phase one of a truck cargo pre-inspection pilot June 17 at the Pacific Highway crossing adjacent to Surrey, B.C. The project is a collaboration with ...

PeaceHealth and Regence reach insurance pact

BELLINGHAM — PeaceHealth and Regence reached a new two-year agreement June 13 that ensures Regence members can continue to receive their care at PeaceHealth at in-network rates. The new contract, beginning ...
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Even without Boo, ‘Monsters’ delights

Calling Pixar’s “Monsters University” the best prequel of all time may sound like I’m condemning the movie with faint praise, and that’s a fair point. More than fair, actually. Hollywood’s ...
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‘Much Ado About Nothing’ mixes old, new for refreshing rom-com

When I first heard that Joss Whedon had directed an indie adaptation of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” while on vacation from finishing the post-production of “The ...

Calendar

ONGOING Friday music BelleWood Acres hosts music and lawn games every Friday until July 5. Music starts at 6 p.m.   THURSDAY Farmers market The Lynden Farmers Market runs from 1 to 6 p.m. every Thursday ...
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Rushing water: Bonding over whitewater

Swiping through pictures of a Saturday church group rafting trip on the Skykomish River, one thing was clear: Whitewater can make the burliest of men smile like a schoolboy. As a group of about 20 of us ...

EDITORIAL: Lynden schools right to keep Jernberg on

As the longest-serving principal in the history of Fisher Elementary School, Brad Jernberg is what you might call a mainstay in the Lynden School District. That’s why it’ll be so strange next year ...