WHATCOM — A forum of four GOP candidates for governor will be carried on local radio station KGMI 790 AM at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18. It will also be on KTTH 770 of Seattle and KONA 610 of Tri-Cities and will stream live on TVW.org and YouTube.

  The Republican candidates participating are Loren Culp, Tim Eyman, Joshua Freed and Phil Fortunato. They are among 35 running for the state’s top office, including Democratic incumbent Jay Inslee for a third term. Other Republicans are in the field as well.

  There will be no in-person audience attendance at the forum, which is co-sponsored by local groups Common Threads Northwest, The Fourth Corner and Citizens Alliance for Property Rights. 

  The moderators will be Vincent Buys and Eileen Sobjack, and Charlie Crabtree is the master of ceremonies.

  The campaign of Tim Eyman announces that he will be present at Marine Heritage Park in Bellingham from 4 to 6 p.m. before the forum taking anyone who wants to come by.