WHATCOM ­— A passenger in a pickup truck died in a 6:15 p.m. crash Sunday, June 9, at the corner of Slater and Red River roads, the Washington State Patrol reports.

MOUNT BAKER — The wait is over for people planning to visit one of the Pacific Northwest’s most scenic viewpoints. At 8 a.m. Sunday, June 9, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews opened the seasonal section of State Route 542, known as the road to Artist Point.

EVERETT — The Mt. Baker Ranger District is looking for volunteers to help educate day hikers, backpackers and climbers on five of the busiest Mt. Baker area trail systems: Heliotrope Ridge, Skyline Divide, Park Butte/Railroad Grade, Yellow Aster Butte and Heather Meadows/Artist Point.

WHATCOM — More than 200 classic and modified cars and trucks are expected Sunday, June 16, for the fifth annual Father’s Day Car Show at Bellewood Acres, halfway between Lynden and Bellingham at 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. 

Through November 2019, City of Lynden committee meetings of Community Development, Finance & Personnel, Parks, Public Safety and Public Works may have a quorum of City Council members attending. Final official council action will not be taken.

LYNDEN — Some of the top professional cowboys in the world are expected for the 15th annual Lynden PRCA Rodeo, scheduled Aug. 13-14 as part of the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series during this year’s Northwest Washington Fair.

MOUNT BAKER — The wait is over for people planning to visit one of the Pacific Northwest’s most scenic viewpoints. At 8 a.m. Sunday, June 9, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will open the seasonal section of State Route 542, known as the road to Artist Point.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — In 2019 Smokey Bear celebrates 75 years at the forefront of the Forest Service’s wildfire prevention campaign. To commemorate Forest Service wildfire prevention efforts, replicas of historic portraits by artist Rudolph Wendelin will be on display at National Forests across th…

LYNDEN ­— The Loyal Order of the Camels Club, celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, is hosting its 78th annual youth fishing derby this Saturday, June 8, at Fishtrap Creek in the Lynden City Park.

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