Whatcom Farmers Co-op finalizes merger with CHS

LYNDEN — The producing members of Whatcom Farmers Co-op (WFC) voted and the WFC board of directors has approved a merger of WFC with CHS Inc.   As a result, WFC will become part of a newly formed ...

Reorganizing Lynden Boys & Girls Club sets July 30 event

  WHATCOM ­— In June, Elsha Grimes took over as director of the Boys & Girls Clubs unit in Lynden after having been program director for two years.   Elsha is a very capable leader who ...

Reece Lodder Marine photos on exhibit

  LYNDEN ­— From now through October, the Lynden Pioneer Museum is hosting an exhibit of the photography of Sgt. Reece Lodder, a U.S. Marine Corps combat correspondent from Everson.   The exhibit ...

Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ delights

My favorite comic book movie is a dark, bleak affair. Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is a masterpiece, but the broody, harrowing approach doesn’t fit every comic book movie.   Luckily, ...

Latest round: Interior chief must have a say in Nooksack 306 disenrollment

  DEMING ­— A board with the U.S. Department of Interior has agreed that any ordinance disenrolling members of the Nooksack Tribe must be reviewed by the Secretary of Interior first.   That’s ...

Locals among WWU spring quarter grads

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington has announced its spring 2015 graduates, and these are on the list from Whatcom County:   Deming — Eloise Davis, education.   Everson — Connor Jackson, ...

County Council still considering super-majority rule for charter amendments

  WHATCOM ­— At its July 21 meeting, the County Council was scheduled to consider a super-majority rule on all proposed amendments to the Home Rule Charter.   The requirement already exists ...

Western campus named among most beautiful

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has been named to a list of “30 Most Beautiful Coastal College Campuses” by Best Value Schools, an independent web-based school-choice website designed ...

Thursday session is on local cities’ growth planning

  WHATCOM — The county is reviewing and revising its Comprehensive Plan as required under Growth Management Act. This task must be done by June 30, 2016.   Also, state law requires a review of ...

Class reunions are strange, in the best ways

Class reunions are weird. Like, really weird.   Allow me to paint a little picture. Imagine knowing a group of people from about age 5 all the way to the beginning of adulthood (or what passes for ...