GUEST OPINION: WCLS asks, can you spot a scam?

By Christine Perkins I was talking to a library patron recently and asked how her week was going. “Terrible,” she reported, and went on to explain that her computer had been hacked ...

Letters to the Editor — Feb. 21, 2024

Letter: Curriculum information needed Editor, What is more important than the path we choose to educate our children? As citizen voters and funders of our local schools, it is important ...

Howard ‘Jim’ Top

Howard “Jim” Top was born on Timon Road in Everson on July 1, 1933 to parents Fred and Tena Top. He passed away peacefully at the age of 90 in his Lynden home on Monday morning ...

Warren James Wedan

Warren James Wedan went to be with the Lord peacefully on Feb. 13. Warren, a graduate of University Minnesota, Moody Bible Institute and Bethel Seminary met his wife Rhoda in Minnesota. ...

Community calendar for Feb. 21, 2024

Through March 23 Lynden Winter Ride  Sign-ups are open for this year’s Lynden Winter Ride program. The Winter Ride program is a multi-week chaperoned ski and snowboard program for ...

Whatcom school districts open kindergarten registration

WHATCOM — Registration for fall 2024 kindergarten began Tuesday, Feb. 20 across Whatcom County. All children who will be 5 by Sept. 1 can register for kindergarten in their school ...

Presidential Primary Election ballots to be mailed on Feb. 21

WHATCOM — Ballots for the presidential primary election will be mailed to registered voters on Feb. 21. Voters should receive a ballot by Feb. 27. Contact the Auditor’s Office for ...

UPDATE: Ferndale School voters pass levy

Measure passes by more than 55%, will help ensure students have access to resources to succeed By Bill Helm Editor FERNDALE — The Tuesday, Feb. 13 special election will not be certified ...

County executive looks back, looks forward

Recently reelected Satpal Sidhu reflects first term in office, talks about plans in second term  By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — As Whatcom County’s executive, Satpal ...

COUNTRY LIFE: Benchmark drops 87 cents to start 2024

MIELKE MARKET By Lee Mielke The first Federal order Class III milk price of 2024 starts with an 87 cent plunge. The USDA announced the benchmark price at $15.17 per hundredweight, $4.26 ...