Shellfish harvest reopens on most local beaches

WHATCOM — The Washington State Department of Health has reopened recreational shellfish harvesting on all Whatcom County beaches except in Portage Bay off the Lummi peninsula. Portage Bay remains closed ...

Recreational fires also banned in dry conditions

WHATCOM — Due to dry weather conditions and increased fire danger, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office has enacted further restrictions on all open burning. All outdoor burning, including yard ...

EDITORIALS

In construction season, keep up safety alertness   The occasional drumbeat from Main Street pile driving and also the readjusting of our driving routes around town — yes, it is irksome sometimes. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 14 • Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners hearing room, 1800 Continental Place, Suite 100, Mount Vernon, 1:30 p.m. This is a special meeting of the council, which serves ...

Hannegan Road project resumes next week

WHATCOM — After being shut down during fair week, the Hannegan Road pavement rehabilitation project will resume on Monday, Aug. 19, at 7 a.m. with activity between Hemmi and Pole roads, county Public ...

Auditor seeks a statement ‘con’ Fire Dist. 4 EMS levy proposal

WHATCOM — Whatcom County Fire Protection District 4 has submitted a resolution for the Nov. 5 general election ballot proposing an Emergency Medical Services levy at a rate of 30 cents or less per $1,000 ...

Session gives help in implementing Affordable Care Act in 2014

BELLINGHAM — The Mt. Baker SHRM chapter hosts Nancy Kasmar, a benefits and compensation expert, speaking at a luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 14, on the Affordable Care Act and its implications for U.S. ...

Calendar

ONGOING Arts Market The Bellwether Arts Market runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays in August. The festival atmosphere features over 30 artists’ booths, vendors and live entertainment.   WEDNESDAY ...

Notice to Creditors – Leslie Lorraine Madeira

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR WHATCOM COUNTY In re the Estate of LESLIE LORRAINE MADEIRA, deceased. NO. 13 4 00364 7 NOTICE TO CREDITORS CHARLES R. SYNDER The Personal Representative ...

Probate Notice to Creditors – Elena Mortimer

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON, FOR WHATCOM COUNTY In Re the Estate of: ELENA MORTIMER, Deceased. NO. 13-4-00360-4 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Judge Deborra E. Garrett (RCW 11.40.030) The personal representative ...