It will be Ayers vs. Donovan in county’s Dist. 1 council race

WHATCOM ­— From the south county’s District 1, Bruce Ayers and Todd Donovan advanced in the Aug. 4 primary election to the November general election. In the four-person field, the results were: Ayers, ...

Four supported by Republicans

WHATCOM — Following the Aug. 4 primary, the local Republican Party now has four supported candidates for the November general election, said chairman Charlie Crabtree. The candidates are: Bruce Ayers ...

‘Ex Machina’: The best 2015 flick you probably haven’t seen

Mankind’s fascination with artificial intelligence dates back to antiquity, and that curiosity and wonderment has remained, and will remain, pervasive in both fiction and science in perpetuity. In the ...

Author to talk of Clearbrook past

EVERSON ­— Marion Johnson West, who grew up in Clearbook when it was a significant railroad stop and had its own school, talks of that history on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 3 p.m. in the Everson Library, ...

Correction

The cost of the new Paychex payroll system for the city of Lynden is $11,000 per year over a trial period of three years…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe ...

Use September to celebrate local food sources by eating local

WHATCOM — Sustainable Connections’ month-long celebration of local foods, farmers and fishers returns in September. With the help of local businesses, farms and restaurants, “Eat Local Month” will ...

Bellingham YMCA getting energy-efficiency lighting

BELLINGHAM — The YMCA in downtown Bellingham is replacing all of its old, inefficient fluorescent lighting with new LED fixtures. That may seem like a small matter of routine maintenance, but in fact ...

Calendar

ONGOING War photos The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts the photography of Reece Lodder, USMC combat correspondent from Everson. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30 and provides a view into the lives of soldiers ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 12 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Mount Baker School Board, district offices, 4956 Deming ...

Letters to the editor

Can’t trust Planned Parenthood Doesn’t it seem odd that Planned Parenthood would claim only 3 percent of their services are abortions? Why would any organization put so much effort into defending 3 ...