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Candy-tossing in Everson

Candy throwing to the crowds, even targeted sometimes, was a big part of the Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival parade on Saturday. Here, the Nooksack Valley High School cheerleaders do their part.

Jail could be built without Bellingham

LYNDEN ­— The small cities of Whatcom County are revising their agreements on participation in a new county jail in case Bellingham is a no-show. The new jail planned by the county in Ferndale could ...

Partnerships fuel new Adult Day Center

Mt. Baker Rotary presented a check to Anita Tallman, executive director of the Christian Health Care Center, right, and Mary Lynne Palmer, left, the program development coordinator of the new Northwest ...
Nicholas and Peter Orlando work the Discount Fireworks stand on Guide Meridian Road near Safeway on Tuesday along with Victoria Mulholland and Skyler Hamilton to raise money for a church camp trip to Portland through City Bible Church. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Fireworks continue, despite dry weather

Nicholas and Peter Orlando work the Discount Fireworks stand on Guide Meridian Road near Safeway on Tuesday along with Victoria Mulholland and Skyler Hamilton to raise money for a church camp trip to Portland ...

Pair face charges of attempted murder

WHATCOM ­— Two are behind bars and awaiting court proceedings for attempted first-degree murder following the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, June ...
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Berry harvest moving quickly

The Whatcom County raspberry harvest is seeing one of its earliest starts ever, as some farms got going June 20. Above, units of I Q Berry Farms of Lynden gather for transfer of barrels on Halverstick ...

Everson man, 75, shot, injured; two, ages 23 and 26, in jail for attempted murder

  WHATCOM ­— Two have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reports.   Esmeralda ...

Charter review process wrapping

  WHATCOM ­— The Charter Review Commission is wrapping up its package of proposed county government structure changes to be sent to voters in November.   The emphasis is definitely on elections.   Leading ...
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Road rebuilds all over

Hannegan Road in reconstruction south of Hemmi   WHATCOM ­— Hannegan Road is limited to single-lane flagged traffic south of Hemmi Road weekdays for the next six weeks.   The restriction began ...
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Relaying with granddaughters

Virgil Stremler, who is doing well after surgery for esophageal cancer, enjoys a picture-taking moment with granddaughters at the Relay For Life of North Whatcom Friday evening at the Northwest Washington ...