Author Mary Doria Russell to visit Western’s Fairhaven College Nov. 2

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies will host Mary Doria Russell for a discussion of her best-selling book, “The Sparrow,” ...

Farm Bureau annual meeting also addresses issue of flooding farmland

LYNDEN — A government plan to flood approximately 800 acres of Whatcom County farmland and convert it into fish habitat will be discussed Thursday, Oct. 27, during the Whatcom County ...

Calendar for Oct. 26

Wednesday Film ‘Listen’ Whatcom Community College’s Heiner Theatre hosts a free screening of the film “Listen: It Only Takes a Moment,” with discussion afterward on mental ...

The effort was there

By Kevin Doucette news@ferndalerecord.com BELLINGHAM — Oct. 22 was undoubtedly a date both Ferndale head coach Jamie Plenkovich and Squalicum head coach Nick Lucey had circled on ...

County Council on wrong track on Cherry Point

This is a guest opinion from Tony Larson, president of the Whatcom Business Alliance. On Sept. 27, 2016, the Whatcom County Council passed a six-month moratorium that bans the export ...

Public Meetings — Oct. 26, 2016

Wednesday, Oct. 26 • Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee, Civic Center Annex Garden Room, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 3 p.m. • Meridian School Board, ...

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 26, 2016

Remembering a home Thank you for emailing the Friday news alerts edition of the Tribune to me. I read with interest your story about traffic revision on Main Street. Our family grew ...

Steve Peschek

Steve Peschek, age 55, passed away peacefully at his home in Bellingham on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Steve is now home in glory with his Heavenly Father after a long courageous battle ...

Reinetta Koper

Reinetta “Netty” Koper went home peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home…. ...

Nicolaas Honcoop

Nicolaas Honcoop, age 80, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services…. This content is for subscribers ...