As part of National Voter Registration Day, Whatcom County Library System is partnering with the League of Women Voters to host voter registration events from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 at the Deming, Everson, North Fork (Kendall) and South Whatcom (Sudden Valley) libraries. Volunteers with …
The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County, a non-partisan political organization, provides candidate forums as part of our core mission to encourage informed and active participation in government.
CUSTER — A recent report issued by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) did not reveal any officially determined causes of the December 2020 derailment of a BNSF train in Custer. But it did shed some light on what led to the train crash and ensuing fire.
LYNDEN — Construction on a new fish passable culvert at Kamm Ditch is scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 27.
What is the state of Whatcom County’s food ecosystem? The Whatcom County Food System Committee has the answer as they have published the 2021 Community Food Assessment (CFA) for public review.
LYNDEN -- From 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14 and Wednesday, Sept. 15, Benson Road will be closed between Badger and Homestead roads.
The Glenning Schoolyard Committee invites Lynden area citizens to attend a community meeting from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 on the grounds of the new park site.
To help voters gather information to inform their decisions about candidates and issues, the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County will hold its annual candidate forums via Zoom.
MOUNT BAKER – I pity the people who live in the flat lands. Miles of wheat might be nice in the central United States, but mountains are simply divine, as are beaches, islands, lakes and the scenery of the Pacific Northwest.
LYNDEN — At approximately 5:13 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, Lynden police were dispatched to a report of an accident at the intersection of 19th and Front streets.
With millions of Americans experiencing financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, this campaign aims to bring fun and joy to people during the Labor Day weekend.
LYNDEN — Washington State’s largest vintage trailer rally will bring more fun to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds on Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Monday, Sept. 13.
LYNDEN — Dressed in a long white dress that she tailored herself, Katherine glided toward her groom, Jordan, and sat next to him before a stone fireplace.
FERNDALE — The Ferndale Chamber of Commerce first announced its Pig & Swig concert event in June, but it quickly became clear that the event conflicted with part of Ferndale’s final Summer of Fun event.
OLYMPIA – The latest COVID-19 modeling and surveillance situation report from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) shows current COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions at their highest levels to date.
LYNDEN – Professionally, Shari Shagren is part of her employer’s supporting cast – and that’s exactly where she prefers to be.
The Washington State Department of Health has updated the state’s childhood immunization rate data, which shows that many school-aged children missed recommended vaccines in 2020.
Thursday, Aug. 19, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the details of the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program as part of meetings with farmers and a tour of farms with Senator Leahy.
The Aug. 19 meeting of the Nooksack Valley School District's governing board has been moved to Nooksack Valley Middle School, due to an expected increase in audience members.
OLYMPIA – Wednesday, Aug. 18, Washington State Secretary of Health Umair A. Shah, M.D., MPH, amended Order 20-03 requiring face masks for everyone over 5 years of age in most public indoor settings regardless of vaccination status.
As part of Washington State Patrol’s Centennial Year Celebration, WSP will provide information on each of the 31 individuals who have lost their lives in the line of duty during the agency’s first century of service.
LYNDEN — Close to 200 people attended Lynden School District’s Aug. 12 meeting. Many were against the July 28 announcement that cloth face coverings or masks must be worn on school campuses by anyone, vaccinated or not.