WSO’s family concert Sunday

  BELLINGHAM ­— The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra’s annual Family Concert will be on Sunday, April 26, at Bellingham High School. The 2 p.m. program is “Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Maurice Ravel) – ...

Calendar

ONGOING Sikh festival The Sikh Vaisakhi festival is celebrated Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, on the Guru Nanak Gursikh Temple grounds, 176 E. Pole Rd., Lynden. Open to all, free vegetarian lunch (Langar) ...

Comment on Draft EIS to be taken to May 15

  WHATCOM ­— The county is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan and associated development regulations and also reviewing Urban Growth Areas. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement ...

Opinion: Bond arose from citizens’ committee

By Jerry Bush   As I read the April 12 Bellingham Herald article about Lynden voters deciding the $48 million school bond, it was clear that people still do not have all the facts about the need for ...

Letters to the editor – April 22

Loving our neighbor   I’m writing this communication especially for all of us who are part of the Christian school family, of which my wife and I have been lifelong and devoted members. It is weighty ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 22 • Annual joint boards (Whatcom County and Bellingham councils and Water & Sewer District commission) on Lake Whatcom, Bellingham City Council chambers, 210 Lottie St., 6 p.m. ...

Launching Success teachers’ special

  BELLINGHAM — Launching Success Learning Store celebrates area teachers with a Superhero-themed event on Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This event is tied to Teacher Appreciation ...
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Lions’ one-two punch an elite duo

  LYNDEN — The mental aspect is critical in any sport, but it seems to be especially so for golf.   As an individual endeavor with so much time in between shots for negative thoughts to creep ...
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Miller enjoying breakthrough season after offseason devoted to training

  LAUREL — Few could have predicted the rapid rise of Meridian senior sprinter Nick Miller.   Last season, Miller narrowly missed state in the 400 meters, didn’t make it out of district in ...
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Mountaineers’ late rally falls just short in loss to Anacortes

  ANACORTES — The win-loss nature of sports often leaves its participants with a black-and-white view toward a specific game — either it was a success, or it was a failure.   Mount Baker’s ...