Letters to the Editor — Feb. 7, 2024

LETTER: Lynden Hop WTA service to be discontinued Editor, I am extremely disappointed that the Lynden Hop WTA service is going to be discontinued in June. The Hop provided a much needed ...

Community calendar for Feb. 7, 2024

Mondays Indoor Wheelchair Gangball Indoor Wheelchair Gangball from 4-6 p.m. Mondays in the community building at Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Ave., Bellingham. Everyone is welcome. ...

Democrats propose legislation to increase voter turnout

By Mary Murphy Washington State Journal  OLYMPIA — A proposal to make voting mandatory drew criticisms from 2,000 people in a Legislative hearing Jan. 25. “We are already in a ...

WHATCOM COUNTY NEWS BRIEFS: Jan. 31, 2024

Gonzaga University announced fall 2023 president’s, dean’s lists SPOKANE — The following local residents have earned placement on the Gonzaga University president’s list for ...

SR 542 reduced to single lane Thursday, Feb. 1 for bridge flushing near Glacier

GLACIER – State Route 542, also known as Mount Baker Highway, will be reduced to a single lane Thursday, Feb. 1, about three miles west of Glacier so that a bridge over the North ...

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 31, 2024

Letter: Birch Bay fire station ‘needs to be replaced’ Editor: I would like to start a conversation with our community about the service challenges we are facing at North Whatcom ...

Dolores Mildred Forthun

Dolores Mildred Forthun, 93, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord on Wed. Jan. 24, 2024. Dolores was born on June 15, 1930 in Bellingham to Russell and Ora (Hallett) Scott. ...

Cheryl Renae Geleynse

Cheryl Renae Geleynse was born on Aug. 3, 1963, in Bellingham, to Chris and Louise (Honcoop) Geleynse. She grew up in the Everson area and attended Lynden Christian Schools – graduating ...

Ferndale School District asks voters to support levy renewal

On Feb. 13, voters can decide whether to say yes to a four-year, $64M education programs & operations tax Staff Reports FERNDALE — On Feb. 13, voters in the Ferndale School District ...

Jazz music’ comes to Jansen Art Center

Local octet Bellingham Dixieland All-Stars to perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 By Bill Helm Editor WHATCOM — Although a Ferndale resident, retired educator Bob Storms assembled ...