Van Werven legislation addressing textbook costs for community and technical colleges passes House

On Monday, the state House of Representatives unanimously passed a measure that would let community and technical college students know whether “low-cost” materials are available for their college courses. Rep. Luanne Van Werven, the prime sponsor of the bill, says House Bill 1702 comes from working with students from around the state. “This legislation is …

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Rick Green to be Keynote Speaker at Whatcom Republicans Lincoln Day Gala and Auction

The Whatcom Republicans have announced that Rick Green will be the Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Lincoln Day Gala and Auction, to be held at 6:00 pm, Saturday, April 6 in the Four Points by Sheraton Ballroom, 714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham. Rick Green is a former Texas State Representative, national speaker, author, and radio host. …

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Notice of February 12, 2019 Special Election

The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office has posted this Notice of February 12, 2019 Special Election. Registration Deadlines: Monday, January 14, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the February 12 Special Election. January 14 also is the deadline for online registrations or address changes at www.myvote.wa.gov. After …

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