Three political forums planned

BELLINGHAM — Three election forums will be held this fall hosted by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County along with the City of Bellingham and the Bellingham Herald. All forums will ...

9/11 Memorial Ride ends with public ceremony at Peace Arch

WHATCOM ­— A procession of first responders in memory of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will pass through the county and end with a public ceremony at Peace Arch Park on Friday, Sept. 11. The ...

Whatcom Water Weeks Sept. 12-26

WHATCOM — “Water, It’s Everybody’s Business” is the theme for the sixth annual Whatcom Water Weeks events celebrating Whatcom County’s water resources, taking place Sept. 12-26. Businesses, ...

Fourth graders (and families) can see national parks for free

WHATCOM — As part of a commitment to protect the nation’s outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit them, the Obama Administration on Sept. 2 launched the new Every ...

Man’s Labor Day Suburban spins land him in jail

WHATCOM ­— Alcohol is cited by the Washington State Patrol as the cause of a vehicle accident in a private field off State Route 9 near Nelson Road on Monday, Sept. 7. The patrol reported that at about ...

Letters to the editor

We haven’t adhered to Washington’s words In 1789 our first president George Washington was inaugurated. In his address he said, “The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 9 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, 1796 Front St., Lynden, 1 p.m. • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg ...

42nd annual Sumas Bull-A-Rama on Saturday

SUMAS — The 42nd annual Sumas Bull-A-Rama is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Sumas Rodeo Grounds. The event will feature bull riding, barrel racing from the NW Renegade Cowgirls and mutton ...

DelBene visits Sumas as guest speaker

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene was the guest speaker at the Aug. 12 Chamber of Commerce meeting, held at Bob’s Burgers and Brew. As part of her visit, DelBene opened up a question-and-answer session for those ...

Sept. 10 meeting introduces new WSU facility director

WHATCOM ­— Chad Kruger, new director of the Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon, will visit in Lynden on Thursday, Sept. 10. Kruger, who has some local connections, will ...