Bender Road area restricted this week

LYNDEN ­— Bender Road north of Aaron Drive is in traffic restrictions this week as Len Honcoop Gravel does water main replacement for the City of Lynden. Southbound traffic is reduced to one lane and ...

DelBene to return part of paycheck as ‘sequestration’ budget cuts arrive

BOTHELL — Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says she will return part of her pay this year as across-the-board cuts known as “sequestration” are currently being implemented by the federal government. DelBene ...

CALENDAR

ONGOING Firehall Cafe hours The Jansen Art Center’s Firehall Cafe, 321 Front St., is now open to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Wines and microbrews on tap, to go with a new menu. Often live music ...

EDITORIAL: Kudos to Darigold

We certainly don’t get multi-million dollar investments made in Lynden by businesses all that often. When we do, we need to take notice. So, thank you, Darigold. Not only is the new milk dryer now a ...

Letters to the editor – published April 10

Look a little deeper and be careful with zoning Regarding rezoning agricultural lands to permit livestock slaughter and meat packing: When I first heard the local slaughter proposal, I was inclined to ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 10 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. Details: Samya, 676-6907. ...
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Weimer going for a third term

WHATCOM — Carl Weimer on Monday announced his intention to run again for the Whatcom County Council 3rd District seat. “My first two terms have been a wonderful combination of learning, listening, ...
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Ryzex founder Browne wants at-large seat

WHATCOM — Rud Browne, an entrepreneur who built a local high-tech business creating employment for 360 people, including 140 here in Whatcom County, on Monday announced he will seek the County Council ...
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Kershner aims to return to County Council

WHATCOM ­— Kathy Kershner announced Monday that she is seeking re-election to the Whatcom County District 1 seat she won in 2009. She believes voters elected her to bring common sense leadership to ...

Sustainable Connections hosts annual Business Conference

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections will hold its ninth annual Future of Business Conference, Inspiration & Innovation on April 25 and 26 in Bellingham. The conference features an opening reception, ...