Four workers OK after roof fire

LYNDEN -— A four-man roofing crew at a Woodcreek Drive residential property avoided serious injury Friday after glue they were working with exploded into flames. However, three workers were taken to ...

New retail center hearing Nov. 13

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission’s public hearing on a proposed rezone for the North Sound Retail Center is set for Thursday, Nov. 13. The applicants, Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers, ...

Two Everson-area men nabbed on drug charges

WHATCOM — Following a ten-month investigation, two Everson-area men were arrested Oct. 22 and booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of being involved in the sale of methamphetamine and heroin ...

Public can help with salmon enhancement events locally

WHATCOM — The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to restoring sustainable wild salmon runs in Whatcom County. NSEA is into its fall round of work parties ...

Slater/I-5 area getting three roundabouts

FERNDALE — It will be safer and easier to use Slater Road near Interstate 5 in a few weeks, once construction crews finish building new compact roundabouts at three intersections. Work began Oct. 29 ...

Meridian High’s principal honored

LAUREL — Meridian High School principal James Everett has been named the High School Principal of the Year for the Northwest Conference. He received the recognition at the annual Washington Educators ...

Forest Service will consider leasing lands for geothermal

EVERETT — The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is taking public comment until Dec. 1 on whether to allow leasing a portion of National Forest lands surrounding Mt. Baker for potential geothermal ...

Calendar

ONGOING Christmas cantata Participants can still join rehearsals in Third CRC, 514 Liberty St., for the Christmas Choir Cantata of combined Christian Reformed Churches. Joseph Martin’s “The Voices ...

Letters to the editor – published Nov. 5

Thoughts on the WID I came to a County Council meeting and communicated with certain members in an effort to educate myself about the watershed irrigation districts that were proposed because I wanted ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 5 Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, Nov. 6 Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners ...