BNSF hit with $86,000 fine for water quality violations

BELLINGHAM — The Department of Ecology has fined BNSF Railway $86,000 for placing creosote-treated railroad ties and other materials from maintenance projects in Whatcom and Skagit county water bodies. “BNSF ...

Forestry Day can help small woodland owners

SKAGIT — Participants can build skills for tree care at the North Puget Sound Forest Owners Field Day on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Grandy Lake Forest near Conway in Skagit County. Hosts ...

Calendar

ONGOING Skillshare Faire The Whatcom Skillshare Faire of short classes, workshops and hands-on demonstration of skills is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 29-30, at the Caretaker’s ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 19 • Lynden Board of Adjustment, second-floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, County Council ...

Letters to the editor

We need a new jail    Can you even imagine 34 women sharing one toilet, crammed in together with no way out? All privacy lost, all chance to control their own lives lost. Forget comfort, this is a ...

Notice of Trustee’s Sale – James B. Perry

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24, ET. SEQ. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee will on the 18th day of September, 2015, at the hour ...

Notice to All Contractors

NOTICE TO ALL CONTRACTORS Applications are being accepted at the Mount Baker School District from contractors wishing to be placed on the district’s Small Works Roster for the 2015/2016 school year in ...

Probate Notice to Creators – Jack R. Capeloto

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF KING Estate of: JACK R. CAPELOTO, Deceased. No. 15-4-04763-6 SEA PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed ...

Legal Notice of State Environmental Policy Act Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance

LEGAL NOTICE OF STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 28, 2015, the City of Lynden received an application from Victory Unlimited ...

City of Lynden Legal Notice of Application for a Conditional Use Permit and Public Hearing

CITY OF LYNDEN LEGAL NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT AND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 28, 2015, the City of Lynden received an application from Victory Unlimited ...