Nooksack Tribe wins $711,475 for salmon habitat restoration work

OLYMPIA — Whatcom County is allocated $711,475 for salmon restoration projects as part of $18 million handed out statewide from the Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board. Three grants will all be ...

Mother-daughter duo records Christmas album for good cause

ACME — Laurie Lewis and her daughter Callie both love animals. They also love music. This Christmas, they hope to combine those passions into a project that will provide some extra help for critters ...

Broadway Cabaret coming to Jansen Art Center

LYNDEN — A Broadway Cabaret — The Encore will come at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, to the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. The show saw sold-out performances during its run in Bellingham, and the ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Christmas Story’ “A Christmas Story, The Musical” is on stage at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre through Dec. 14. www.clairevgtheatre.com. LC school concerts The Lynden Christian middle and ...

Guest Opinion: Quit glorifying pot — it is destructive

After seeing two stories in your publications promoting the legalization of marijuana locally, we couldn’t put off writing any longer. The first article appeared in October, the second in November. While ...

Letters to the editor – published Dec. 10

Pleased with voting results for 42nd District I am pleased with the 2014 election results for the 42nd Legislative District. Voters sent three fantastic candidates to represent our values in Olympia. As ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 10 Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board addresses its Strategic Goal of contributing actively to the ...
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Desserts taste good, and other lessons from the Lynden Holiday Baking Contest

LYNDEN — Last week, I took one for the team. I sacrificed myself. I pushed my co-workers out of the path of a moving train. A rich, gooey, sweet Christmas train. I did this by agreeing to sit on a prestigious ...
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Great-grandpa Beld restores tractors to keep up with the kids

LYNDEN -— When Maurice and Irene Beld moved into town, Maurice knew he needed to keep himself active and busy. Their country home on 20 acres had taken up a lot of his time, but he also made use of his ...

Lyncs make most of return trip to the desert

GILBERT, Ariz. — When the Lynden Christian boys basketball team ventured to Arizona for the Christian Cup in December 2012, head coach Roger De Boer viewed it as a one-time opportunity for his program. ...