WHATCOM — Due to avalanche risk, the Mt. Baker Highway will be closed early Thursday, Jan. 23, at milepost 37 about three miles east of Glacier, the Washington State Department of Transportation has announced.
WHATCOM — School was canceled or two hours late throughout the county Monday and Tuesday, as everyone battled the cold weather that rolled in Sunday night.
ATLANTA — Point 27, a global nonprofit, has sent gifts of Thin Blue Line scripture-inscribed dog tags called Shields of Strength to the Lynden Police Department to honor fallen Interim Police Chief Michael Knapp, who died Nov. 6, 2019, after being hit by a vehicle.
LYNDEN — Find out about the Nooksack River Floodplain Integrated Planning (FLIP) process at a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the BP Place building (use Gate 2) on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds.
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WHATCOM — Boy Scouts will be doing their yearly used Christmas tree pickup this Saturday, Jan. 4, starting at 9 a.m. Please have your tree out at curbside early and Scouts will pick it up.
LYNDEN — The 2020 January Series of lectures and concerts from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, livestreamed to Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St., starts Jan. 8, 2020.
BELLINGHAM — In response to the closure of skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities across Washington state, Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, will host a Whatcom County roundtable on the issue.
EVERSON — The community is invited to a closing “completion of ministry” service for Everson Presbyterian Fellowship, set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, in the church building at 204 N. Washington St.
WHATCOM — Barron Heating & Air Conditioning recently created two $5,000 scholarships that can help people obtain family-wage jobs in the building trades without incurring significant education debt.
LYNDEN — Both the new Farm Pavilion and its anticipated Farming for Life Experience exhibit can still use year-end financial support to close the gap on goals, a letter from the Northwest Washington Fair Foundation states.
LAUREL — Whatcom County Executive-elect Satpal Sidhu invites all to a community celebration of his election at a Jan. 11 swearing-in ceremony to be conducted by County Auditor Debbie Adelstein at Meridian High School.
LYNDEN — The Jennifer Scott Trio is the next music performance in the Concert Series of the Jansen Art Center at 321 Front St. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, open to all ages. Tickets are $25 each.