Relay for Life hosting Valentine’s Day-themed event

LYNDEN — The 2014 Relay for Life of North Whatcom is hosting Cupid for a Cure on Saturday, Feb. 15, a dinner, dancing and auction event to benefit the Relay for Life. Expect both live and silent auctions ...

BelleWood Acres hosting Women in Ag

PULLMAN — Women in Washington, Oregon and Idaho can gain practical advice for improving farm management skills and networking with other women producers at the 2014 Women in Agriculture Conference to ...

United Way 2014 event March 13 at Silver Reef

FERNDALE — The United Way of Whatcom County 2014 Celebration and Awards Banquet will be on Thursday, March 13, in the Silver Reef Events Center, 4876 Haxton Way. This event honors those individuals and ...

Calendar

ONGOING Children’s garden The Children’s Story Garden in Ferndale’s Hovander Park has a new format for 2014. Five Saturday classes in April and May include composting, making worm bins and scarecrows, ...

Lynden Chamber’s Cashback Program has generated $12.9 million in sales

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce Community Cashback program, created in 1998 to encourage local shopping while supporting local nonprofit organizations, ended 2013 with $12.95 million in local ...

Calling for artists for Ferndale Art in the Park

FERNDALE ­— The Ferndale Arts Commission is calling upon artists to participate in the third annual Art in the Park event to be held next Sept. 13-14 in Pioneer Park. Art in the Park will feature local ...

Letters to the editor – published Feb. 12

Farm Bill also has international consequences Extensive coverage of the passage of the farm bill a few days ago focused on domestic reactions and critiques. Of course, the farm bill directly affects all ...
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Lynden school bond facing failure, again

LYNDEN — In the end, nearly 58 percent approval simply isn’t enough to pass a $46 million Lynden School District bond to build new middle and elementary schools. Bonds need 60 percent approval to pass. ...

Public meetings

Wedneday, Feb. 12 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, Station 81, ...

Water issues have a voice

BELLINGHAM — “Whatcom Water Resources: What to Do,” sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County, offers five perspectives on the complex and often contending issues surrounding ...