Letters to the editor – Jan. 15

Remembering a Decade of Hope Would you like to help create a world with less cancer and more birthdays? Relay For Life of North Whatcom County is honored to be celebrating our 10th anniversary this June, ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 15 • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, council ...

Events planned for MLK Jr. Day

BELLINGHAM ­— Community members are invited to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service, social justice and equal opportunity at events planned for Jan. 20, including the third annual ...

16th annual MLK Human Rights Conference on Saturday at WCC

BELLINGHAM — The 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Conference will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, in Whatcom Community College’s Syre Center. Doors open for area educators to register ...

Retirees give schools $4,500

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County School Retirees Association gives out mini­grants and scholarships to local schools. Recently, 12 schools and 37 classrooms enjoyed a visit by a Whatcom County school retiree ...

Libraries getting training for handheld gadgets

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Library is partnering with local libraries across the state providing “Gadget Menagerie” training on handheld devices for library staff. Library patrons and students ...

McAuley to head port commission

BELLINGHAM — Port commissioners on Jan. 7 chose member Michael McAuley, who was just reelected to a second term, as president for 2014. New commissioner Dan Robbins will be vice president and incumbent ...

105 arrested for DUI during recent emphasis

WHATCOM — In a recent emphasis patrol during the holidays, 105 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) in Whatcom and San Juan counties. A year before ...
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Mounties find identity

DEMING — Sitting with a 4-6 late last week, the Mount Baker girls’ basketball team was in a peculiar position. The squad had suffered four straight losses and hadn’t enjoyed the taste of victory ...
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LHS swimmers looking to improve

BELLINGHAM — Things have gotten off to a rough start for the Lynden swim team, but coach Stephen Gibb knows he’s got some talent on his team. The Lions, who are 0-4 on the season, may not be stacked ...