Class III milk price at 4-year low

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, acting like a late-arriving Grinch, announced the final Federal Order Class III benchmark milk price of 2015 at $14.44 per hundredweight (cwt.), down 86 cents from ...

Top movies to look forward to in 2016

Just like every year, there are far too many great-looking movies planned for release in 2016. Of course, not all of them will turn out as good as they look in their marketing materials, but the coming ...

Retail association focusing on minimum wage

OLYMPIA — The top issue for the Washington Retail Association in the 2016 legislative session will be continuing to oppose any attempts to raise Washington State’s minimum wage, one of the highest ...

Tax-Aide again available to help on incomes taxes

WHATCOM — Tax-Aide, a service of the AARP Foundation, will again offer free tax preparation service at the Bellingham Public Library and other sites in Whatcom County for the 2016 tax filing season. Assistance ...

4-H Reports: Barnyard Kids

Rafe Wolfisberg, reporter The monthly meeting of the Barnyard Kids 4-H Club was called to order at 7:11 p.m. at the Baremans’ home. Jacob Tolsma led the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the 4-H Pledge ...

Tribal leader Tim Ballew to speak Thursday, Jan. 14

BELLINGHAM ­— Western Washington University will host Lummi Nation chairman Timothy Ballew II to speak at the Salish Sea Speakers Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, in Communications Facility 120 ...

Days added to waste electronics, metals recycling

WHATCOM ­— Another week has been added to the electronics recycling of the High Adventures Scouting group. What was scheduled to end Jan. 9 will now continue Jan. 14-16, said scoutmaster Fred Moormeier. The ...

Looking at the real cost of dirty jobs

The following is an opinion of George Werkema, a Lynden resident. I read the guest opinion in the Dec. 23, 2015, Lynden Tribune and was dismayed at how much of it was wrong in so many ways, and at how ...

Letters to the editor

Disappointed with bobcat shooting, photo This is in regard to your story and picture about the shooting of a bobcat in last week’s Tribune. In the first place, isn’t it illegal to shoot wildlife without ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 13 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will talk strategically about science and math reform at ...