Flex Gym open house Sat.

LYNDEN — Flex Gym is unlike any other gym in Whatcom County, said owner Rob Brooks. “We’re a ‘true gym,’ with a focus primarily on free weights,” he said. Opened at 1842 Front St. Unit D on ...

Marvel’s new ‘Captain America’ is studio’s best movie yet

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” shouldn’t be as good as it is. Captain America himself is a character that many thought would be impossible to adapt to cinema. He’s the token Boy Scout hero, ...

Everson spaghetti dinner Saturday benefits Oso landslide victims

EVERSON — The Everson Lions Club is planning a Saturday, April 12, spaghetti dinner that will be a benefit for the Oso mudslide victims. The cost will be donations only that will go 100 percent to victims ...

Next Claire vg show, ‘Mouse That Roared,’ starts May 1

LYNDEN — “The Mouse That Roared” will be the next production at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, on stage May 1-18. This is a hilarious comedy about the tiny European Duchy of Grand Fenwick that is ...

First-quarter home sales show mixed prices

WHATCOM — The median price of first-quarter home sales in the county rose 1.6 percent to $249,000, according to real-estate agent Lylene Johnson of The Muljat Group. However, that increase was due primarily ...

Tickets for LCHS Dinner & Pops Concert must be ordered by April 23

LYNDEN — Enjoy popular music and a meal presented by students at the upcoming Lynden Christian High School Choir Dinner and Pops Concert. The nights are April 25 and 26, but tickets must be bought by ...

Local Democrats convene Saturday

WHATCOM — On Saturday, April 12, Democrats around the state will gather to discuss and update their county platforms, which are statements of beliefs, goals, and hopes. In Whatcom County, the convention ...

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WEDNESDAY Volunteer fete The Volunteer Center of Whatcom County hosts a volunteer celebration at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, during National Volunteer ...

Guest Opinion: Farmers have to make choices on workers

by Henry Bierlink The recent protest by Families United for Justice and some Western Washington University students on behalf of local farmworkers caught plenty attention from local farmers. We have closely ...

Editorial: Drive carefully in road work zones

It’s that time of year for the start of highway construction. That means, for the next six months or so, we as drivers need to slow down, pay attention and plan ahead. We get a reminder of the human ...