County’s unified emergency center to be dedicated on July 18

BELLINGHAM — A quorum of Whatcom County Council members may attend an open house at the Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center, 3888 Sound Way, near the Bellingham Airport, at 10 a.m. on Friday, ...

Opportunity Council collecting school supplies for needy families Aug. 6  

BELLINGHAM -— The Opportunity Council hosts its annual summer Backpack and School Supply Drive on Wednesday, Aug. 6, to help children who are homeless or in very low-income families. A school bus will ...

Man injured in Kendall Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— A Maple Falls man was injured Monday when his car went off State Route 547 (Kendall Road) near Shamrock Road and struck a tree. Jason E. Jones, 40, was southbound in a 1991 Toyota 4Runner ...

Alleged child rapist caught at Blaine crossing

BLAINE — A Bellingham man wanted for alleged rape of a child was apprehended July 4 by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at the Peace Arch Port of Entry. Officers arrested ...

County plans to chip-seal several roads this week 

WHATCOM -— About a dozen roads, mostly in the Ferndale area, are scheduled for chip sealing this week by county Public Works. The roads include: Waschke (north of Smith), Aldrich (from Smith to  Axton), ...

Hats Off motorcycle run a benefit event

LYNDEN — Hats Off T-Shirts & Engraving will host the third annual Raspberry Festival Motorcycle Poker Run and Bike Show. The charity event starts at the Stanwood American Legion on Saturday, July ...

Calendar

CALENDAR ONGOING Theater shows The Mount Baker Theatre presents in repertory “Talley’s Folly,” starting on July 15 and running through Aug. 8, and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” starting July ...

Letters to the editor – July 9

Museum fireworks booth a major fundraiser I am writing to say thank you to the community for supporting the many Lynden fireworks booths this year. The Lynden Pioneer Museum fireworks booth had a great ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 9 • Lynden School Board, Lynden High School library, 1201 Bradley Rd., Lynden, 7 a.m. • Diking District 3, River & Flood Division conference room, Civic Center Building, 322 N. ...

Razz Fest deadline coming

LYNDEN — The deadline to submit a team application for the Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is Friday, July 11. Find the registration form at lynden.org/curt-maberry-memorial-classic. ...