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Local Republican caucuses will be Saturday, Feb. 20, at various locations around Whatcom County

WHATCOM — County Republicans will hold their presidential caucuses on Saturday, Feb. 20, with a 9:30 a.m. check-in time and 10 a.m. start. Caucus locations can be found on the website at www.whatcomgop.com, ...

Ballot drop boxes added in county

WHATCOM — Several new ballot drop boxes have been added ahead of the Feb. 9 special election, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said. New locations are: • North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Station #63, ...

Opportunities for farm marketing at deadline

WHATCOM — Deadlines are coming up to be included in the Whatcom Food & Farm Finder and Culinary Agritourism Map. Food businesses and farms interested in being in either publication should reserve ...

Tree seedling sale March 19

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Farm Forestry Association will hold its annual tree sale from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 19, in the Jansen barn of the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Seedlings will ...

New Tribune Twenty under 30 feature launching

WHATCOM — The Lynden Tribune and Ferndale Record are launching their first-ever Twenty under 30 feature package. The two papers are searching for north Whatcom County residents under the age of 30 full ...

Whatcom Chamber offers leadership training class

WHATCOM — Enrollment is open for Leadership Whatcom, a program of the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry designed to cultivate the next generation of community leaders. Leadership ...

Information on services available for disabilities

WHATCOM ­— The Road Show provides information on services for those with developmental disabilities, their families and educators. It is about a state adult services system that can be difficult to ...

Ericksen wants to stop Inslee’s carbon cap idea

OLYMPIA — Washington’s energy taxes are already the highest in the country, says Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, as a carbon-tax initiative heads to the November ballot and Gov. Jay Inslee plans new ...

Ray Bakke to talk on Syrian crisis

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University will host the lecture “From Abraham to the Syrian Crisis: Refugees in History and Theology” by Raymond J. Bakke at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Fraser ...

Plans for Birch Bay upgrades up for public viewing

A third open house on the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project happens from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 6, at Birch Bay Community Church, 4460 Bay Rd., Blaine. Hosting are Whatcom County ...