Recreation Expo this weekend in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM ­— Some 60 exhibitors will be at the Recreation Northwest Expo on Friday, Feb. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Depot Market Square on Railroad Avenue downtown. Free to the public, this is a chance ...

Learn to pilot a drone — and get one — in WCC class on basics

BELLINGHAM ­— Some 60 exhibitors will be at the Recreation Northwest Expo on Friday, Feb. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Depot Market Square on Railroad Avenue downtown. Free to the public, this is a chance ...

GOP Lincoln Day event March 12

BELLINGHAM ­— Phillip Yin, a candidate for lieutenant governor, will be the keynote speaker at the Whatcom Republicans’ 2016 Lincoln Day Dinner event on Saturday, March 12, in the Four Points by Sheraton, ...

Districting panel meets today

BELLINGHAM ­— The Whatcom County Districting Committee meets at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Whatcom County Council conference room, Suite 105 on the first floor of the County Courthouse, 311 Grand ...

Youth fair entry forms ready

WHATCOM ­— Entry forms for the Whatcom County Youth Fair on April 8-9 at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds are now available. Paper forms are available at local feed and farm supply outlets, the ...

Children’s grief group names executive director

BELLINGHAM — Our Treehouse, a nonprofit providing support and resources to grieving children and their families, has chosen Colleen Haggerty as executive director. “Colleen’s 16 years in nonprofit ...

Correction

Ruth Ozeki, the Whatcom READS! featured author this year, will be interviewed in the Jansen Art Center of Lynden at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 5. The date was incorrect in the Feb. 17 Tribune.

Be proactive protecting kids from predators

This is guest opinion from Suzzi Snydar of Everson, parent and a certified facilitator for Darkness to Light Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training.    Every week we hear of another ...

Letters to the editor

Stay in the know on farm manure management    This spring, the Washington State Department of Ecology plans to issue a draft Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) general permit. The public ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 24 • Whatcom County Districting Committee, County Council first-floor conference room, County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 • Commissioners of Birch ...