State senators will hear transportation issues Oct. 15

BELLINGHAM — The state Senate Transportation Committee will take local comment Oct. 15 on a proposed new package of state transportation projects. The stop from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Port of Bellingham ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Trojans come out on top at Civic

Only a minute into the third quarter Friday night and the score 35-10, it appeared as though the Meridian Trojans were well on their way to a dominating victory over Sehome. The offense was clicking and ...

Emergency help available to BTC students

WHATCOM — Four days into a teachers’ strike delaying the start of 2013-14 classes, Bellingham Technical College on Friday afternoon asked media to announce that emergency funding help is available ...

Meridian district sets strategic planning input meetings

LAUREL ­— The Meridian School District has scheduled two community input meetings for the district’s long-range planning process. The meetings will both be at 6:30 p.m. They will be on Tuesday, Oct. ...
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Two mountain roads will reopen this fall

WHATCOM — The path up into the Mount Baker high country will start to clear, as the National Forest Service plans to reopen Canyon Creek and Glacier Creek roads in October and November, respectively. ...

Police find guns, ammo in Double Ditch Rd. home

LYNDEN ­— Police came to a home in the 8300 block of Double Ditch Road on a domestic violence call Sept. 15 and later found plenty of guns and ammo hidden in a safe. Ryan J. Frenna, 36, was initially ...
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Bellingham teen killed in Hannegan collision Saturday

LYNDEN — A 17-year-old Bellingham girl passed away on Saturday in a broadside collision on Hannegan Road. Inna S. Reva, who was driving with her stepfather, 42-year-old Leonid P. Shintar of Bellingham, ...

School menus to feature locally grown foods as part of Taste of Washington

WHATCOM ­— Several local school districts will be serving locally grown food to students this week, said Mardi Solomon of Whatcom Farm-to-School Support Team. The emphasis will be on either Wednesday ...

Darigold: Expect loud blasts from plant on Oct. 10

LYNDEN — The Darigold plant will emit some loud blasts on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, during required boiler stack testing, said plant manager Ethan Buckmier. This has been done before and caught people ...