Tax preparation services offered

WHATCOM — Free tax preparation service will again be offered by AARP Tax-Aide at several sites in the county. Service will be offered starting the first week of February, by appointment only, at the ...

Paint chip poetry sought in show contest

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Home & Garden Show will involve a Paint Chip Poetry Contest for the first time. The idea marries the names on paint chips with the emotions and memories evoked by color ...

Service day, march highlight Monday holiday locally

BELLINGHAM — Students of Whatcom County’s three college campuses will join the larger community on Monday, Jan. 21, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of social justice and equal opportunity. ...

Cheri Keaggy in Lynden

LYNDEN — Dove Award-winning gospel singer and songwriter Cheri Keaggy performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Lynden Christian School auditorium, in a benefit concert to provide clean drinking ...

Discussion of Asperger’s will follow Firehouse theater shows

BELLINGHAM — “Hello, My Name is You,” a dance/theatre piece about Asperger’s syndrome, will be performed at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave., with discussions immediately ...

Calendar

ONGOING Lecture Series The January Series of Calvin College comes by simulcast at 9:30 a.m. to 510 Liberty St., Lynden, as follows: Jan. 17 — W. Dwight Armstrong, CEO of National FFA Organization, “Feeding ...
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Cemetery QR codes link pioneer history

LYNDEN — Whatcom County Cemetery District 10 has created all kinds of new links to the past. Seriously. Using QR codes — “quick response” barcode-like images scannable by mobile devices that link ...
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Everson police chief, 50, passes away Tuesday

EVERSON — Everson Police Chief Erik Ramstead passed away Tuesday morning at age 50. Everson Mayor John Perry released this statement regarding the death: “We share with heavy hearts that Everson Police ...
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Sumas inventor brings us ‘Icy Light’

SUMAS — Sumas resident Jeff Latham still thinks about the cold winter day back in 2005. He was living in Bethel, Alaska and woke up near the crack of dawn to get ready for work. He was a bus driver for ...

Plan the Ideal Real Meal for cash, local fame (and for kids)

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Farm-to-School program, with support from the Whatcom Community Foundation and Sustainable Connections, is hosting the Ideal Real Meal Contest. In this contest, participants will ...