OPINION: Sunshine Week: An open local government

by Jon Mutchler   Sunshine Week reminds us that good government is transparent, not secret. Democracy requires that the press, special interest and advocacy groups, as well as average citizens remain ...

Letters to the editor – March 18

Odd Lynden doesn’t support its schools   We pay full for all taxes and incur all expenses to live in Lynden. Yes, we are American citizens and yet cannot vote on any issues in Lynden or Washington ...

Public meetings

Thursday, March 19 • Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Commission, Tennant Lake Interpretive Center, 5236 Nielsen Ave., Ferndale, 6 p.m. • Nooksack Valley School Board, district offices, 3326 E. ...

Birth – published March 18

Liberty Taylor DeBruin Kim and Daniel DeBruin of Blaine welcomed a daughter, Liberty Taylor, on March 8, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and ...

Legal

LEGAL The Washington State Department of Transportation is acquiring property and/or property rights for the SR 542/SR 547 – Intersection Improvements project. Negotiations to acquire the property described ...

Probate Notice to Creditors – Dorothy Assink

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHATCOM In Re the Estate of DOROTHY ASSINK Deceased. NO. 15-4-00092-0 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 Judge Charles R. ...

City of Nooksack – Notice of SEPA Availability Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS)

CITY OF NOOKSACK NOTICE OF SEPA AVAILABILITY DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE  (DNS) Notice is hereby given that on March 17, 2015 the City of Nooksack, acting as SEPA lead agency under RCW 43.21C, issued ...

City of Nooksack Notice of Re-opening Public Hearing

City of Nooksack Notice of Re-opened Public Hearing The City of Nooksack hereby gives notice that the public hearing before the Nooksack City Council regarding proposed Ordinance No. 676 addressing proposed ...

Invitation to Bid – City of Everson, Washington

INVITATION TO BID CITY OF EVERSON, WASHINGTON PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT OUTFALL RELOCATION BID DATE: APRIL 15, 2015 (3:30 PM) ESTIMATED PROJECT COST: $625,000 to $675,000 NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Sealed bid proposals ...

Invitation for Bid – City of Lynden

INVITATION FOR BID CITY OF LYNDEN 5TH STREET REVITALIZATION PROJECT City of Lynden Project Number 2014-11 Bid Date: April 2, 2015 Engineer’s Estimate: $730,000 Sealed bid proposals will be received by ...