Police solve two thefts in one discovery

LYNDEN — The discovery of one crime led Lynden Police to solve a second crime. “We had the cases solved prior to being reported,” said Lynden police detective Lee Beld, “which is a nice change.” ...

Delta Nine marijuana application raising emotions

WHATCOM — As local residents fight against a marijuana production and processing application in Clearbrook, located between Lynden and Sumas, the Whatcom County Council is figuring out how to deal with ...

Sister of WWU’s first African-American student speaks to school

BELLINGHAM — Sandra Campbell, the sister of Willis Ball, who graduated as the first African-American graduate of Western Washington University in 1956, spoke to WWU students on Saturday, Feb. 8. Campbell, ...

Family helped after Everson fire

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross Volunteers responded to a house fire in Everson on Saturday, Feb. 8. The fire did only minor damage to the home, but fire investigators have ...

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 ...