Federal money to landslide area

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal emergency money is being made available to deal with the deadly landslide that occurred in Snohomish County Saturday. The death toll stood at 14 on Monday, with some still ...
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Local woman helps bring ‘God’s Not Dead’ to Bellingham theater

BELLINGHAM — “God’s Not Dead” is playing at the Regal Barkley Village Stadium 16 & IMAX at least until Thursday, and moviegoers can thank Yolanda Vogel that the movie is even playing there ...

LMS starting LEGO club

LYNDEN — LEGO maniacs at Lynden Middle School will soon have the chance to build to their hearts’ content as the school kicks off its LEGO club on April 9. The group will meet every Wednesday from ...

3rd Street Massage & Skin Care hosting open house

LYNDEN — Marla Raske and Tiffany Elmquist took massage and skin care matters into their own hands a year ago, creating 3rd Street Massage & Skin Care. And now it is time to celebrate. The duo, who ...

Meeting set for hopeful Miss Rodeo contestants

LYNDEN — An informational meeting for potential contestants in the Miss Lynden Rodeo Pageant is scheduled for Thursday, March 27, in Lynden. The mandatory meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in Peoples Place ...

Mt. Baker School District gets clean audit

OLYMPIA — An audit of Mount Baker School District financial operations in the 2012-13 school year has turned up no significant deficiencies. The Washington State Auditor’s Office on Monday released ...

In the military

Air Force Airwoman Katrina S. Kappele graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airwoman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included ...

County extends deadline for EIS scoping comment

WHATCOM — The county has decided to extend the comment period on scoping of an environmental impact statement on the upcoming Comprehensive Plan update. The deadline is now April 7. It was March 24. ...

Magic show at community center April 15

LYNDEN ­— On Tuesday, April 15, the Lynden Community Center hosts Louie Foxx’s Vaudeville Magic Show, billed as comedy and fun for all ages. A finger food social begins at 4:30 p.m.; the show is at ...

Legislature only tweaks budget, adjourns on time

OLYMPIA — The state Legislature approved a barebones 2014 supplemental operating budget before adjourning its 60-day short session March 13, the first on-time end of a session since 2009. The new budget ...