Evening of Christmas singing at Bethel church Saturday

LYNDEN -— The tradition of a community Christmas Celebration of singing will be this year on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. in Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Liberty St. It’s a project by the ...

Woods opens in Mt. Vernon

LYNDEN — Locally based The Woods Coffee opened its 15th retail outlet and first outside of Whatcom County on Monday, Dec. 15, in Mount Vernon. The Woods hired 13 new employees, including 11 from Skagit ...

Two Whatcom bridges on list to get federal money

OLYMPIA — Two bridges in Whatcom County that need to be replaced are on a statewide list of 32 slated to receive more than $70 million in federal highway funds. The West Badger Road bridge over Bertrand ...

New Western nursing program graduates first class of 24

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s first cohort of RN-to-BSN students received their degrees at a fall graduation ceremony on Saturday morning, Dec. 13, in Carver Gym. The group of 24 is ...

Noel Harp group has Friday concert at Third

LYNDEN -— The Noel Harp Ensemble does its only local concert of this year at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, in Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students, ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Noon music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., Lynden, hosts free live music at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 17, featuring Sylvia Bos.   THURSDAY Meadow Greens Christmas Gala A Christmas Gala ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 17

A note of thanks Thank you to Richard and Linda Nathan of Maple Falls for their guest opinion, “Quit Glorifying Pot – It is Destructive,” in last week’s newspaper. They put together a letter ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 17 WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A revised 2014 work plan budget ...
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Bomber era underway for Lyncs

LYNDEN — For the first time since 1980, a new head coach is on the sideline for LC girls’ basketball. After Curt De Haan retired from the position last spring, the Lyncs turned to 25-year-old Brady ...
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The CVT Take: Seahawks soaring after adversity-filled start

SEATTLE — Last season was largely about dominance for the Seahawks as they rode one of the best defenses in NFL history to a world championship, culminating in the Super Bowl dissection of Denver’s ...