Additional scholarships announced

WHATCOM — These are additional scholarships awarded to local high school seniors beyond those listed in the June 4 Graduates section:   LYNDEN Bret DeGraaff — Whatcom County Farm Bureau Scholarship ...

North Whatcom beaches closed to shellfish harvest

BELLINGHAM — Unsafe levels of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning biotoxin were detected in molluscan shellfish on beaches in northern Whatcom County, prompting the Washington State Department of Health to ...

Finding anchor in bits of history, politics

Fortunately for the spice of life, we all have different interests. While I care nothing about most TV shows, I do enjoy following politics. Instead of indulging a workshop hobby, I’d rather be reading ...

Letters to the editor – published June 18

Volunteers help support our local schools During the course of a school year there are many people who volunteer time in many different ways to make our schools a better place for kids. Schools are certainly ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 18 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will talk strategy on college sustainability initiatives ...
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The time to learn, grow, is now for Lynden football

LYNDEN — When you’ve had as much success as coach Curt Kramme and the Lynden football program, the offseason looks a little different than at other high schools. The effort in the weight room is necessary. ...
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Can he turn things around at NV?

BELLINGHAM — He was on his way out. He was ready to hide his clipboard in the bottom drawer of his desk and put his coaching days behind him. That’s what Chris Scrimsher — who was named the new Nooksack ...
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Fishing derby a big success

LYNDEN — At Fishtrap Creek on Saturday morning, it would have been difficult to spot any young boy or girl without a smile on their face. In addition, you’d also have trouble spotting someone without ...

Get strawberries, help museum

LYNDEN — Through June 22 the Lynden Pioneer Museum will take orders for two-gallon buckets (15 pounds) of cut and sugared strawberries for $38. A check should be made out to the museum and sent or brought ...
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Judson busts finished; can statue also be?

LYNDEN -— Life-size bronze busts of town founders Holden and Phoebe Judson are completed and on display in the front window of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. They are the work of accomplished local sculptor ...