Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing on the Lynden Transportation Benefit District 2016 Preliminary Budget will be held after 7:00PM at the Lynden City Hall Annex, 205 ...

Organization takes on Unity Care NW name

BELLINGHAM — The organization that has been known as the Interfaith Community Health Center took on a new name on Oct. 5 — Unity Care NW. The announcement was made at an annual fundraising gala, whose ...

New event Nov. 6 benefits Cascade Connections

BELLINGHAM ­— Cascade Connections (formerly Cascade Christian Services) holds its first Hamster’s Ball, a fundraising evening, on Friday, Nov. 6, at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. The event, starting ...

100 will ‘simulate’ poverty on Nov. 1

BELLINGHAM ­— Sunday, Nov. 1, will bring a Poverty Simulation Event, billed as an “eye-opening experience.” Approximately 100 people will experience the reality of poverty in a unique simulation, ...

Free Washington Parks days in 2016 announced

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces Friday, Jan. 1, as the first of 12 “free days” in 2016 when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit ...

Two sessions can help you sort out health insurance

BELLINGHAM — Do you have questions about enrolling in Medicare or choosing the right health insurance? Two upcoming classes offered by Whatcom Community College’s Community and Continuing Education ...

Local sessions help veterans access benefits

WHATCOM — Veterans benefits will be presented for free by the Veteran Navigator Program at two locations in the next three weeks. If you served in the U.S. military and would like to get help accessing ...

Low-income can get home energy assistance

BELLINGHAM — The Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance program will begin scheduling appointments for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 ...

Letters to the editor

Real concerns with Fire District 1 proposal As a resident and tax-paying citizen of Whatcom County Fire District 1, I have some real concerns about the way our fire district is being run. After spending ...

Calendar

ONGOING Christmas cantata Rehearsal begins Oct. 28 and continues at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays for the sixth annual combined CRC Christmas Choirs Cantata to be performed twice on Dec. 13. Practice and performance ...