LAUREL ­— A multi-sponsor forum of Whatcom County candidates is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the auditorium of Meridian High School, 194 W. Laurel Rd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Two sponsors are Whatcom Family Farmers and the Whatcom Business Alliance.

THE DALLES, Oregon — On Oct. 14, also called Indigenous Peoples’ Day by some, at the traditional fishing site of Celilo Falls on the Columbia River, the Lummi Nation stood in support as Yakama Nation chairman JoDe Goudy called for the removal of the John Day, Dalles and Bonneville dams on th…

THE DALLES, Oregon — On Oct. 14, also called Indigenous Peoples’ Day by some, at the traditional fishing site of Celilo Falls on the Columbia River, the Lummi Nation stood in support as Yakama Nation chairman JoDe Goudy called for the removal of the John Day, Dalles and Bonneville dams on th…

LYNDEN ­— “Anne of Green Gables” is the fall play of Lynden High School performing arts students Nov. 7-10 at Judson Auditorium, 516 Main St. Four shows are at 7 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

WHATCOM — County 4-H youth entrants in the Washington State 4-H Fair in Puyallup in September came home with various championships, high placings and special merit awards, the county 4-H office reports.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the September Federal Order Class III benchmark milk price on Oct. 2 at $18.31 per hundredweight, up 71 cents from August, $2.22 above September 2018 and the highest it has been since November 2014.

A free Health Fair of National Active and Retired Federal Employees will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the senior center at 1401 Cleveland Ave., Mount Vernon. Representatives from major federal health care benefit providers will give details about changes in Federal Employees Healt…

LYNDEN — A proposed update of the Master Plan of the Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District will be up for public hearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., at the monthly district commissioners meeting.

SKAGIT ­— Two drivers from north Whatcom County were involved in a night crash on Friday, Sept. 27, on Interstate 5 near the Bow Hill Rest Area, the Washington State Patrol reported.

BELLINGHAM ­— On Thursday, Oct. 3, Chrysanthe Broikos, a curator of the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., will speak about an exhibit she organized, “Making Room: Housing for a Changing America,” and some of northwest Washington’s top architects will be honored.

WHATCOM ­— Due to two weeks of inclement weather, county Public Works rescheduled road preleveling work on four Ferndale-area roads to this week, Sept. 23-27. Work could extend from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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