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CF event: A personal reason to bike for a cause

At the Lynden Cystic Fibrosis Foundation bike-a-thon Saturday, Paige Ellens, left, who has cystic fibrosis, participated with friend Kara Veldman. They wear headbands that were part of a recent Banding ...

Friday is Bike to Work And School Day here

WHATCOM — Each year, over 10,000 Whatcom County residents walk or bike to their Friday destinations as part of the annual Bike To Work And School Day. Expect the same this Friday, May 17. With about ...

Plowing Match is this Saturday at Berthusen Park

LYNDEN ­— The 72nd International Plowing Match will be held on Saturday, May 18, at Berthusen Park northwest of town. That’s about a month later than normal in April. “Too many conflicts and poor ...
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Big Bird Fly-in RC event near Ferndale

FERNDALE — The Bellair RC Flyers’ season again begins with the fun-filled Big Bird Fly-in on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the flying site on the Lummi Reservation. This will ...

Local team races in grueling Nevada off-road event

EVERSON — Local off-road race team Clavicle 3 Racing took ninth place in the Best In The Desert Racing Organization Silver State 300 on May 4. This race crosses 300 miles of unforgiving desert in central ...

Meeting will be about fair financial issues Tuesday

LYNDEN ­— Northwest Washington Fair leaders will host a time to talk with the public about the fair’s finances on Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 ...

Workshops help with end-of-life care planning

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement has set several community workshops intended to “normalize conversations about end-of-life care” and increase the number of people with advance ...

Road work this week near Lynden

WHATCOM ­— Five Lynden area road are scheduled for pre-level asphalt work by county Public Works this week. The roads are Van Dyk, Huisman, both East and West Wiser Lake, and Old Guide. The work is ...

Armed Forces Day to be observed at local park Saturday

LYNDEN — An Armed Forces Day ceremony honoring all branches of the U.S. military will be conducted on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. in Centennial Park, corner of Fourth and Grover streets. Veterans of ...

Latin music talk at WCC May 21

BELLINGHAM — Antonio Davidson-Gómez talks about “Mapping Latino Musical Migrations” on Tuesday, May 21. A member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, Davidson-Gómez will be at ...