Alaska ferry open to tours

BELLINGHAM — The Alaska Marine Highway System is bringing a little bit of Alaska here during the 2014 Holiday Port Festival. On Friday, Dec. 5, from noon to 5 p.m., it’s possible to take a tour of ...

Expect delays at Potter Rd. bridge

WHATCOM — Starting this week, work at a bridge construction site near Van Zandt will cause intermittent short delays for motorists using Potter Road. A new reinforced concrete girder bridge is being ...

Master Gardener training with community time again offered

WHATCOM — The 10-week Master Gardener class for both beginning and experienced gardeners will run Feb. 4 through April 2015. The application deadline with Whatcom-WSU Extension is Dec. 11. Master Gardeners ...

Nine Real Heroes to be honored at Red Cross event

BELLINGHAM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross invites the public to join in honoring local heroes while financially supporting local Red Cross disaster relief efforts. This year’s event, ...

Local NFL players combine to remake Ferndale fitness center

FERNDALE — The Locker Room opened Monday in the former Thrive Fitness space on Ferndale’s Main Street, now boasting the expertise of two of Whatcom County’s professional athletes: Jake Locker and ...

Courses teach self-confidence, career/life planning

BELLINGHAM — Is self-improvement one of your New Year’s resolutions? Boost your confidence by attending a free Self-esteem and Effective Communication Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. ...

Two arrested at Lynden border with meth gear

BLAINE — Two Canadian citizens from Chilliwack, B.C., were arrested at the Lynden border crossing on Sunday, Nov. 23, for what appeared to be chemicals and equipment for manufacturing methamphetamine ...

Management Services wins industry award

FERNDALE — Management Services Northwest has won the 2013 Image Award among large companies from Building Services Contractors Association International. Awards were presented recently at a convention ...
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Spreading it out

LYNDEN — Get the ball to an athlete in space. At its core, that’s the essence of Lynden’s spread offense — put the ball in playmakers’ hands and give them an opportunity to make plays. “That’s ...
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Rematch stands between Lynden and fourth straight championship

LYNDEN — Lynden head coach Curt Kramme admits he isn’t much of a prognosticator. But the seven-time state champion head coach knows a state championship-caliber opponent when he sees one. Following ...