March workshop is on irrigation

  LYNDEN — A March 6 half-day workshop will deal with strategies for improved delivery in agricultural irrigation.   WSU Extension, with financial support from the Washington red raspberry and ...

$4 million up for specialty crop grants

  OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for new projects to support the state’s fruit, vegetable, tree nut and nursery crops through the federal Specialty ...

Letters to the editor – published Feb. 18

Thanks to the Nooksack school community   On behalf of the Nooksack Valley School District, we want to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to our community for the overwhelming support of ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 18 • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, County ...

Next dairy talk in Grange series is ‘record-keeping’

  LYNDEN ­— The next Whatcom Dairy Speaker Series event will be on Thursday, Feb. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Ten Mile Grange, 6985 Hannegan Rd. A free lunch is provided.   Derek Hunt, a Canadian ...

Fair foundation also offers local scholarships

  LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation is offering scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. At least $1,000 will be awarded to each winner. Applicants must meet these criteria ...

Scholarships are dairy-based

  WHATCOM — The local Dairy Women organization is accepting applications for two scholarship programs.   The scholarship in memory of Mina Polinder is $1,000. It is available to students who ...

Calendar

ONGOING Claire vg show “Rabbit Hole,” a Pulitzer-winning drama about loss, is on the Claire vg Thomas Theatre stage through Feb. 22. Thursday and Friday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday ...

Meridian hosts Feb. 25 career-skills open house at high school campus

  WHATCOM — Two local campuses of the Northwest Career & Technical Academy hold open houses on Wednesday, Feb. 25.   Meridian High School hosts in its CTE Building, 194 W. Laurel Rd., at ...

Youth fair forms out, applications due in March 18

  WHATCOM — Applications are now out for the April 10-11, 2015 Whatcom County Youth Fair on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds.   Paper forms (in orange) are available at schools, feed and ...