Singer Natalie Grant to perform in Dare to Be … women’s event in Lynden on Jan. 19

WHATCOM — Dare to Be … The Journey Continues, an event for today’s Christian women, brings Grammy-nominated singer Natalie Grant and international speaker and author Charlotte Gambill to Lynden Jan. ...

Yuki Caldwell of Lynden in 18th year with choir of Vancouver, B.C.

VANCOUVER, B.C. — When the Vancouver Bach Choir performs Handel’s “Messiah” at 8 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 14, in The Orpheum Theatre, Yuki Caldwell of Lynden will again be singing in the first ...

17% of state’s marriages are now same-sex

OLYMPIA — In the first year since same-sex marriage became legal in Washington State, same-sex couples made up 17 percent of marriages performed, statistics from the Washington State Department of Health ...

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ONGOING Coat drive The Lynden Food Pavilion is hosting a coat drive of gently used coats or jackets through Dec. 14. The donations will be given to those in need in Whatcom County. LCS concerts Lynden ...
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is studio’s best animation film in years

Disney’s attempts to adapt Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” began way back in 1943. While several other Andersen tales have been brought to life since then, including “The Emperor’s ...

Emergency operations moving

WHATCOM — The county, City of Bellingham and Port of Bellingham are joining forces to create a new unified emergency operations center near the Bellingham International Airport. More than 24,000 square ...

Youth group from Cornerstone will carol and collect food on Dec. 13

LYNDEN ­— A boys and girls club composed of kids in grades 7-10 at Cornerstone Christian School is planning a food drive while caroling through Lynden on a hay wagon on Friday, Dec. 13. “We get together ...

Maple Falls family of 13 aided after Saturday house fire

MAPLE FALLS — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross responded to a house fire in Maple Falls on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1:30 p.m. The fire caused major damage to the home, displacing the family ...

Taco Time supporting Project Hope with Dec. 18 sales

LYNDEN — The Lynden Taco Time restaurant will donate all its net sales from Wednesday, Dec. 18, to the Project Hope food bank. Last year, the restaurant donated more than $3,000 to the food bank, which ...

State’s archives, with local branch, rated among best

BELLINGHAM — Family Tree Magazine has issued its 2013 list of Best State Websites for Genealogy and the list includes the Washington State Digital Archives and Washington State Library. The Washington ...