Many local offices up for election in 2021

Three council positions in Ferndale to be on the ballot By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM — If it’s an odd-numbered year, it’s a local election year. City ...

Lely system is on four local farms; three more await

Operations of Plagerman family have led the way lately By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— Local Daritech Inc. is the dealer for the Lely brand of robotic milking ...

Both metrics for staying in Phase 3 are exceeded

Lynden district COVID case rate is now 464   WHATCOM ­— The weekly Tuesday case-count numbers from the county health department bear out the fact of a COVID spike in the Lynden ...

Four victims stabbed at 2 a.m. party; Lynden man arrested

  WHATCOM — At around 2 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Everson and Sumas police officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 7600 block ...

North Cascades Hwy. reopens

  NEWHALEM ­— After weeks of clearing efforts, road repairs and avalanche control, the North Cascades Highway was reopened to drivers last week. This scenic route provides more ...

How to sign up to run for office

Cutoff is next Friday, May 21   WHATCOM — If you’re interested in running for public elected office locally, get ready to file your Declaration of Candidacy. Candidate filing ...

John Roland Dickinson

  John Roland “Rolly” Dickinson has passed away and gone to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 1, 2021.   He was born on April 10, 1930, in Buffalo, Oklahoma. ...

Faye Gergen, age 102

  Faye Gergen, age 102, of Lynden, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 2, 2021.   She was born at home Oct. 20, 1918, to Chester Frank Skeels and Jennie Ellen ...

Daniel Colacurcio Sr.

  Daniel Colacurcio Sr., age 93, of Blaine, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, finishing his race and meeting his Savior Jesus face to face.   Dan was born in Seattle on Aug. ...

Maggie Scholten

  Maggie Scholten, age 91, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021, with her family by her side.   A graveside service will be held at Monumenta Cemetery at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 13.   Funeral ...