Register, change address this week for Lynden school bond election

  WHATCOM — This is the last week to register to vote or change your address online or by mail and still be in time to vote in the April 28 Lynden School District construction bond election. The ...
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Music honors

Dozens of local music students scored 94 percent or higher on a written music theory test and were recognized at the annual Martha Helder Honors Recital at First Christian Reformed Church on Thursday evening. ...

Hovander Park plant sale by Master Gardners May 9

  WHATCOM — The WSU Whatcom County Master Gardener annual plant sale will be on Saturday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hovander Homestead Park of Ferndale.   Each spring, the county Master ...

Some tree seedling still available for sale Saturday

  WHATCOM — The county Farm Forestry Association held its annual tree sale last Saturday at the Lynden fairgrounds. In spite of a very wet morning, nearly 10,000 trees were sold.   However, some ...

Calendar

ONGOING Lunchtime music Lunchtime Music comes to the piano lounge of the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday. School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community ...

Choral concerts on March 27, 28

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Choral Society, with The King’s Men of Song as special guests, will present “Songs of Faith” concerts featuring spirituals, hymns, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi, and more on ...

Ferndale woman, 86, dies in crash

  SKAGIT ­— A Ferndale woman succumbed Saturday to injuries suffered in a traffic accident four days earlier on State Route 20 south of Anacortes.   Helen L. Wifler, 86, was a passenger in a ...

Workshop offers farmers help in potential crises

  LYNDEN — Whatcom Farm Friends is co-sponsoring a two-part April 22 workshop designed to coach farmers in advance through difficult challenges they may face.   Gerald Baron, bringing experience ...

Sessions detail Running Start

  WHATCOM — Learn how to earn college credit while still in high school at one of several upcoming information sessions hosted by Whatcom Community College’s Running Start program.   The hour-long ...

Opinion: No regrets — let’s pass this bond

by Terry Kaemingk   My dad, Jim Kaemingk Sr., often told me that seldom do we regret significant capital investment in our local community. My dad was a patient, insightful, visionary, practical and ...