What’s happening in Whatcom County for Aug. 28

Busy weekend: Rain may put a damper on what is a huge weekend of local events. Put on a rain jacket and head out to the Ferndale Street Festival, check out the Jansen Art Center’s block party in Lynden, take in the crab feed and parade at Birch Bay Discovery Days, learn a new skill at the Whatcom Skillshare Faire, shout “Inconceivable!” with everyone while watching “The Princess Bride” at the Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema, or bring your silly to the outdoor-adventure block party and film festival on Bay Street.


Video: Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman near San Juan Island

A U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer is lowered down to the Lummi Island Patrol Boat to assist and set up a hoist of an injured fisherman south of San Juan Island, Wash., on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. The fisherman was injured when the line he was handling parted, snapped back and hit him in the upper body while aboard the fishing vessel Mr. Wonderful. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Port Angeles

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Congratulations to Nicole Botzong, a Washington State University graduate who won the random drawing in our Class of 2015 contest. Thanks to everyone for playing!

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