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What’s happening in Whatcom County for Nov. 4

Crystal Stanfield of Enterprise Holdings talks to Western Washington University student Charlie Harbeson during the Business Career Fair in fall 2011. This year’s free event, open to the public, is 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.
Crystal Stanfield of Enterprise Holdings talks to Western Washington University student Charlie Harbeson during the Business Career Fair in fall 2011. This year’s free event, open to the public, is 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. The Bellingham Herald

Polish that resume

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers can attend Western Washington University’s Fall Business Career Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. The event is free to job seekers and open to the public. Western posted a list of expected employers and tips before you attend.

Literacy services in Blaine

The Whatcom Literacy Council has expanded its English Language Learning and Adult Literacy programs to Blaine. The council has been helping adults improve their literacy skills and learn English since 1978. More is at whatcomliteracy.org.

Election tally update this afternoon

The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office is expected to release updated ballot counts about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. The jail sales tax, the race for Ferndale mayor and a battle for a seat on the Whatcom County Council are among the issues and races that remain to be decided.

Prep for winter driving

studded tires
Rachel E. Bayne File photo

It’s already legal to put on studded tires, though if we have a winter like last year almost no one’s vehicle will need them. With winter giving us a preview this week, the Washington State Department of Transportation put out several winter preparation and driving tips.

What’s happening in Whatcom County is a weekday feature on Bellinghamherald.com. Send tips for this column to newsroom@bellinghamherald.com.

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