County roads and Lynden streets being chip-sealed

WHATCOM -— Ten north county roads plus streets within the city of Lynden will receive a chip-seal treatment by Whatcom County Public Works the week of July 21-24. The work will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. ...
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Alisa Boschma – Steve Bouwman engagement

Alisa Boschma of Lynden and Steve Bouwman of Everson announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 16, 2014 wedding. Alisa is a daughter of Vann and Audrey Boschma and Rob and Debbie Visser, all of Lynden. ...
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Jillian Elgersma – Cody Miller engagement

Jillian Elgersma of Lynden and Cody Miller of Everson announce their engagement and plans for a wedding in September at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden. Jillian is a daughter of Paul and ...
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Loretta Wright – 90th birthday

On July 26, Loretta Wright, the Aging Sensation, will turn 90. She will be celebrating this remarkable milestone on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Semiahmoo Resort with family, some of whom will be coming from as ...

Maple Falls WWU grad honored

BELLINGHAM — A Maple Falls student at Western Washington University was among the Outstanding Graduates honored for the 2013-14 academic year at spring commencement on June 14. Faculty members from the ...

Calendar

ONGOING Theater shows The Mount Baker Theatre presents in repertory “Talley’s Folly,” running through Aug. 8, and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” running through Aug. 9. $25 adults; $12.50 students. ...

Golf event earns $49k for Red Cross

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross raised $49,000 for local disaster relief at the 20th annual Golf Tournament and Golf Ball Drop on Friday, June 27, at Shuksan Golf Club. The ...

Barbecue event kicks off North Cascade Meat Producers push

STANWOOD — A barbecue dinner and presentation will kick off plans to bring expanded USDA-inspected meat processing to Snohomish, Island, Skagit, and Whatcom counties. The event will be held at the Stanwood ...

Agency wants to start attacking mold

MOUNT VERNON -— The Northwest Clean Air Agency is launching a mold prevention campaign focusing on making contact with at least 130 multi-unit apartment complexes in Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties ...

Sustainable home-building is July 31 talk topic

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections continues its The Future of Business Speaker Series, sponsored by Faber Construction of Lynden, on Thursday, July 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Squalicum Boathouse ...