Great Expectations moves to New Hope Center on B.C. Ave.

LYNDEN — The entire Christian Hope Association is under one roof at the New Hope Center at 205 S. British Columbia Ave. Christian Hope Association, which runs the Project Hope food bank, New Way Ministries ...

Local joins competition for Miss Pre-Teen Seattle

LYNDEN — Savonne Sterk of Lynden has been selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Seattle pageant on Saturday, Oct. 11. Sterk was accepted into the competition following an application and ...
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Furniture artist Greg Klassen a finalist in national Martha Stewart contest

LYNDEN — Local furniture designer and maker Greg Klassen has already met and been featured by Martha Stewart. Now he has the chance to win something from her. Klassen was selected as a finalist in Stewart’s ...
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Richard Marx comes to Silver Reef Casino Oct. 4

FERNDALE — The Silver Reef will play host to Richard Marx on Saturday, Oct. 4, for a concert mix of new music and classic hits from the ‘80s and ‘90s. Marx, who spoke to the Ferndale Record by phone, ...
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Lynden Music Festival kicks off on Oct. 8

Polecat, a folk band from Bellingham, will be featured in the upcoming Lynden Music Festival with an appearance Friday, Oct. 10, in the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Tickets are $10. For a full schedule of the ...

Burn ban lifted after rainfall

WHATCOM — Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and available fire resources, the Fire Marshal’s Office lifted the ban on outdoor burning in the unincorporated county on Saturday, Sept. 27. Outdoor ...

Calendar

ONGOING Local play The Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Lynden’s Dutch Village Mall runs 15 performances of “The Sound of Music” through Oct. 12. Thursday through Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday ...

‘Red tide’ closes beaches south of Point Whitehorn

WHATCOM — Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin (“red tide”) have been detected in molluscan shellfish on some Whatcom County beaches. As a result, the Washington State Department ...

Amend effort continues locally

WHATCOM — Citizen activists with Pledge to Amend, a campaign decrying corporate power over democracy in the United States, are mobilizing locally too. Locally, voters can expect Whatcom Move to Amend ...

Lessons learned from an epic road trip

The United States of America is a land of contrasts, but it’s incredibly easy to go through life without seeing any of them. That was abundantly clear to me over the past couple of weeks, as my girlfriend ...