DelBene to return part of paycheck as ‘sequestration’ budget cuts arrive

BOTHELL — Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says she will return part of her pay this year as across-the-board cuts known as “sequestration” are currently being implemented by the federal government. DelBene ...

CALENDAR

ONGOING Firehall Cafe hours The Jansen Art Center’s Firehall Cafe, 321 Front St., is now open to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Wines and microbrews on tap, to go with a new menu. Often live music ...

EDITORIAL: Kudos to Darigold

We certainly don’t get multi-million dollar investments made in Lynden by businesses all that often. When we do, we need to take notice. So, thank you, Darigold. Not only is the new milk dryer now a ...

Letters to the editor – published April 10

Look a little deeper and be careful with zoning Regarding rezoning agricultural lands to permit livestock slaughter and meat packing: When I first heard the local slaughter proposal, I was inclined to ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 10 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. Details: Samya, 676-6907. ...
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Cliff and Barb Ellyson – 50th anniversary

Cliff and Barb Ellyson of Blaine are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house planned by their five adult children. Friends and family are invited to help celebrate this milestone ...
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Wes and Shirley Assink — 60th anniversary

Wes and Shirley Assink of Whatcom County and also Sun City, Ariz., are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. A family gathering is planned for this summer. They were married on April 4, 1953, at ...

Births – published April 10

LONDYN JEAN ESHUIS Tessa and Tim Eshuis of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Londyn Jean, on March 14, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 3 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins ...

Sustainable Connections hosts annual Business Conference

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections will hold its ninth annual Future of Business Conference, Inspiration & Innovation on April 25 and 26 in Bellingham. The conference features an opening reception, ...

Realtors plan open houses at over 200 sites April 20-21

WHATCOM — The public is invited to attend over 200 Whatcom County open houses April 20-21 during Realtor Nationwide Open House Weekend. The Whatcom County Association of Realtors will feature houses ...