2016 Fairhaven Cinema slate unveiled

BELLINGHAM — Comedy, adventure and animated hits are all included in the 2016 Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema schedule for June 25 through Aug. 27. More than movies, the Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema also includes ...

ReSources sets county Comp Plan workshops

First one is May 9 at BelleWood Acres WHATCOM — RE Sources for Sustainable Communities is hosting comment workshops in May and June to help people learn about turning ideas into policies in the county’s ...

Letter carriers’ May 14 drive will boost Lynden Project Hope Food Bank stocks

LYNDEN — The U.S. Postal Service letter carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive will be held on Saturday, May 14, and the gathering of food is key for the Project Hope Food Bank. A bag will be provided ...

Habitat starting new project with Women Build

BELLINGHAM — Women, bring your biceps and your can-do attitude to join in a National Women Build Week project of Habitat for Humanity of Whatcom County. The project will start at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, ...

Free tire recycling at Birch Bay site

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Health Department offers two upcoming days of free tire recycling. On two Sundays, May 15 and May 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the disposal facility operated by SSC at 4297 ...

College honors

University of Washington SEATTLE ­— The University of Washington has released its Dean’s List for the autumn 2015 quarter, and these local students are named: Custer — juniors Victoria Fox and Janelle ...

Port refinances 2005 bond debt to save $860,000

BELLINGHAM — The Port of Bellingham is refinancing the balance of a $5 million bond issued in 2005 to cash in on historically low interest rates and reduce debt payments by $860,000 over the next ten ...

Two federal agencies to move around corner to East Pole Road

WHATCOM — The base of operations for two federal agricultural service agencies was slightly different as of Monday, May 2. The Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service have moved ...

Ecology taking comment on oil transport by rail

New rules about giving notice and contingency planning OLYMPIA ­— Two new rules aimed at enhancing the safety of transporting oil through the state are open for comment through the Washington Department ...

Letters to the editor

Don’t demonize the people you represent The current controversy over redistricting, eliciting comments made by some of our County Council members, begs me to inquire: what is your mind upon free government? Responsible ...