Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ delights

My favorite comic book movie is a dark, bleak affair. Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is a masterpiece, but the broody, harrowing approach doesn’t fit every comic book movie.   Luckily, ...

Latest round: Interior chief must have a say in Nooksack 306 disenrollment

  DEMING ­— A board with the U.S. Department of Interior has agreed that any ordinance disenrolling members of the Nooksack Tribe must be reviewed by the Secretary of Interior first.   That’s ...

Locals among WWU spring quarter grads

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington has announced its spring 2015 graduates, and these are on the list from Whatcom County:   Deming — Eloise Davis, education.   Everson — Connor Jackson, ...

County Council still considering super-majority rule for charter amendments

  WHATCOM ­— At its July 21 meeting, the County Council was scheduled to consider a super-majority rule on all proposed amendments to the Home Rule Charter.   The requirement already exists ...

Western campus named among most beautiful

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has been named to a list of “30 Most Beautiful Coastal College Campuses” by Best Value Schools, an independent web-based school-choice website designed ...

Thursday session is on local cities’ growth planning

  WHATCOM — The county is reviewing and revising its Comprehensive Plan as required under Growth Management Act. This task must be done by June 30, 2016.   Also, state law requires a review of ...

Class reunions are strange, in the best ways

Class reunions are weird. Like, really weird.   Allow me to paint a little picture. Imagine knowing a group of people from about age 5 all the way to the beginning of adulthood (or what passes for ...

Letters to the editor – July 22

Supports Graham   Our generals tell us we are losing the war against ISIS. There is genocide against Christians and minorities, beheadings, people burned alive, children crucified, females enslaved ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 22 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 1 planning unit, ...

Fundraiser brunch event Aug. 30 at Boxx Weddings site

  FERNDALE — A first-ever Field to Flame Brunch, a seven-course fundraiser featuring seven local chefs and over a dozen local farmers, will be on Sunday, Aug. 30, in the beautiful park-like setting ...