Food booths open for nonprofits at NWWA Fair

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair invites local nonprofit organizations to raise funds by operating a food booth. Vendors are being sought for a number of the food booth spaces, which rarely come ...

Dairy coronation marks 60 years

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Dairy Women invite you to at the 60th Annual Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador Coronation and Banquet. The event will be held Friday evening, March 18, in Fox Hall Hampton ...

Democratic women at April 2 brunch event

BELLINGHAM — Statewide Democratic women candidates will be part of a public brunch and panel discussion on Saturday, April 2, in Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave. The Whatcom County Democratic Women’s ...

Corporations as persons will be on fall ballot

WHATCOM — Initiative 735, trying to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling allowing corporations to give money as persons for political purposes, will be on the ballot in Washington State in November ...

Strings duo is helping in local schools this week

WHATCOM — The Colburn Chamber Players, made up of violist Rachyl Duffy and cellist Nora Doyle, are the guest ensemble in the fifth annual Play It Forward Chamber Residency March 13-19 locally. Presented ...

Beware the assault on family farming

This is a guest opinion from Gerald Baron, executive director of Save Family Farming, a new statewide farm support association addressing threats to agriculture from the Western Environmental Law Center ...

Keeping the people’s government open

This is a guest opinion by Scott Wilson, publisher of the Port Townsend Leader, and made available to Washington Newspaper Publishers Association members. Once again, our local elected representatives ...

Letters to the editor

Apology from WTA    At Whatcom Transportation Authority, our policy is to prohibit advertisements that “express or advocate an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of public debate.” For a ...

Meetings

Wednesday, March 16 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. Thursday, March 17 • Whatcom Transportation Authority ...

Calendar

ONGOING Book sale The Friends of the Lynden Library Spring Book Sale is 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, in the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St. Details: 305-3600. Original musical ...