CrossPoint offers ‘back to church’ invitation for community Sept. 15

LYNDEN ­— A local church is following a national lead in designating Sept. 15 as “Back to Church Sunday.” CrossPoint Church at 8686 Vinup Rd. says “everyone is welcome to attend” a special service ...

Man shoots arrow toward jail, ends up inside

BELLINGHAM ­— He was squirrel hunting, David Wayne Jordan said, when he shot an arrow toward the second floor outdoor recreation area of the Whatcom County Jail on Aug. 28. Problem was, a baggie wrapped ...

Nooksack senior directing play for senior project

EVERSON — Ever since his freshman year at Nooksack Valley High School, Brett Heeringa has adored acting on stage. Now as a senior, Heeringa is looking to put his talents to work behind the scenes for ...

Lynden Food Pavilion getting ‘refreshing’ store layout

LYNDEN — Shopping in the Lynden Food Pavilion will look a lot fresher in mid-fall once a complete store upgrade has been finished, said The Markets LLC spokesperson Sue Cole. The Lynden store, one of ...

Bellingham stage show deals with Asperger’s

BELLINGHAM ­— Kuntz and Company presents “Hello, My Name is You,” a dance/theatre piece about Asperger’s syndrome, Sept. 26-29, with discussions immediately following all shows. Performances are ...

Foundation gives out $390,000 to health-related projects

WHATCOM ­— The St. Luke’s Foundation will give out over $390,000 in grants this year to health-related projects or nursing scholarships in Whatcom County. In all, 22 individuals or organizations are ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Garden talk The Birchwood Garden Club hosts Ryan Carpenter from Sunbreak Nursery discussing lawn alternatives at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect ...

Lummi ferry in dry dock 23 days as of today

GOOSEBERRY POINT — Annual dry dock for the Whatcom Chief ferry will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 4, and last 23 days. The last day of crossing for vehicles will be Tuesday, Sept. 3. The Whatcom Chief will ...

4-H club leader training set

WHATCOM — 4-H club leader orientations of different types have been scheduled in September. Orientation for those wishing to start their own 4-H clubs is on two Thursday, Sept. 19 and 26, from 1 to 4 ...

From the Margin: A rich Catholic legacy still blesses us

We were strolling the corridors of the Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane over the holiday weekend. We were not lost. Daughter Rebecca will remain tethered to the general whereabouts of the hospital ...