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Lightcatcher designer’s life work featured within walls he helped create

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building serves as its flagship piece of art, an entire building showcasing not only the exhibits inside, but also the art of architecture. And now the ...

More Hospice volunteers sought

BELLINGHAM — Hospice seeks top-quality, caring volunteers to provide assistance — such as respite sitting, light chores, transportation, comfort and friendship — to those facing a life-threatening ...

Farm Bureau offers scholarships

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Farm Bureau is offering $3,000 in scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. A minimum of $500 will be awarded to each winner. These are the eligibility requirements ...

Lynden woman making quilts for Newtown

A group of Western Washington women were so moved by the tragedy at Newtown, Conn., they decided to get involved by creating special quilts for each of the victim’s families. Kelly Beedle of Anacortes ...

Great Expectations coming under New Way Ministries umbrella April 1

LYNDEN ­— Several changes are in the works affecting the Christian Hope Association, says executive director Jim Grennell. First, the little Hope Chest Thrift Store downtown has been closed. “Sales ...

CALENDAR

ONGOING Museum Sale On Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, the Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., hosts its fourth annual Sale of Antiques and Collectibles. Find all sorts of treasures and benefit the ...

Give the politicians some credit for trying

It can’t be much fun being a politician right now. Seriously. In today’s hyper-polarized political climate, you get an earful from both sides and yet you are hard-pressed to come up with ideas or find ...

Letters to the editor – March 20

Reconveyance is great news This is great news regarding the approval of the reconveyance! I would like to thank the following County Council members for showing us that they value water quality in Lake ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 20 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 9 a.m. (day earlier than normal) Study session precedes at 8 a.m. on ...

Wedding, Quinceanera Expo on April 7

BELLINGHAM — Ideas for anyone planning a wedding or quinceanera celebration, plus samples of food and live music, will be featured Saturday, April 7, at the second Wedding & Quinceanera Expo in downtown ...