Fishing Derby set to return June 14

LYNDEN — In a little over a month, the Loyal Order of Camels Club annual Kids Fishing Derby will return to Lynden. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, June 14. Similar to previous years, the ...

Ferndale’s IMCO selected to clear Oso

OSO — Ferndale’s IMCO General Construction was awarded a $3.4 million contract to clear landslide debris off State Route 530 near Oso. IMCO was the lowest of nine bidders on the job and will follow ...

WTA proposes new foothills route

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Transportation Authority invites public opinion on several proposed route changes including two in the foothills area. A public hearing was held on Tuesday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m. ...

Calendar

ONGOING Local play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild is presenting “The Mouse That Roared,” a comedy of war and peace, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Dutch Village Mall on weekends through May 18. ...

LHS Culture Night is Friday

LYNDEN -— Lynden High School’s third annual Culture Night is this Friday night, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. This event features free cultural food samples made by LHS students ...

All urged to bike to work and school on May 16

WHATCOM — Bike to Work and School Day will be held countywide on Friday, May 16, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.  Anyone who walks or rides their bike that morning can stop by a Celebration Station for snacks ...

Five win NWW Fair Foundation scholarships

LYNDEN -— The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation will honor its 2014 scholarship winners at a  fundraiser event this Friday night. The foundation has different levels of supporting patrons. The scholarship ...

Blessing of Fleet this Saturday

BELLINGHAM -— The Whatcom Commercial Fishermens’ Association sponsors a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at the Fishermen’s Memorial Statue in Zuanich Park. A seafood ...

San Juan Airlines takes over NW Sky Ferry

BELLINGHAM — Northwest Sky Ferry and San Juan Airlines have merged flight operations and are now San Juan Airlines. Since taking over Northwest Sky Ferry in 2009, owners Skip and Katie Jansen have adopted ...

Finding your favorite county coastline

Okay, okay, so Whatcom County’s coastline isn’t exactly a rival of the wide-open sandy (and often warm) beaches of Southern California, the beautiful rocky and sandy mixes of Oregon or the tropical ...