Three scheduled roads to be paved this week

WHATCOM -— In the county’s ongoing summer effort, three north county roads were scheduled to receive asphalt paving this week, June 30 through July 3, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., reports ...

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ONGOING Critter camp The Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division St., Bellingham, hosts a Critter Camp for three week-long sessions in July to teach about pets and wildlife. $185 per week. Details: 733-2080, ...

Author Aminta to speak at Lynden, Ferndale libraries

WHATCOM -— Lynden native Aminta Arrington wrote the book “Home is a Roof Over a Pig: An American Family’s Journey in China,” a candid and lively memoir about family, adoption and belonging in a ...

Guest Opinion: Is the United States’ Declaration of Independence unconstitutional?

By Gary Hardaway Picture a fairly typical situation that occurs every day in representative government. A panel of officials is working on a policy statement. After considerable discussion they release ...

Fourth water forum at Silver Reef July 10

FERNDALE -— The fourth in a series of public forums on water rights and resources locally will be on Thursday, July 10, starting at 7 p.m., in the West Theater Room of the Silver Reef Hotel/Casino, 4846 ...

Letters to the editor – July 2

In favor of Luanne Van Werven Luanne Van Werven is the most qualified to fill the post for the open state House of Representatives seat in the 42nd District. She has been involved in politics since 1990 ...

Public meetings

Friday, July 4 Public buildings are closed for the Fourth of July holiday. Monday, July 7 • Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Ferndale ...

Fireworks cannot be ordered online in Washington

WHATCOM -— State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy is reminding Washingtonians that the purchase of fireworks over the internet is illegal. In Washington State, fireworks must be purchased from a licensed ...

Fireworks ban now fully in force in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — All consumer fireworks are prohibited in the city of Bellingham for this year’s Independence Day celebrations, as a law passed last year comes into full effect. An ordinance passed by ...

Democrats back Sidhu, Monjure and Fleetwood

WHATCOM — Three legislative candidates for positions in the state 42nd District have been endorsed by Whatcom Democrats. They are: Satpal Sidhu for Position 1 and Joy Monjure for Position 2 in the House ...