Law enforcement Fire districts in contract tension, losing chief

North Whatcom, District 4 will try to mediate a new contract, now with help By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ­— The chief of North ...

Cities sign off on jail plan

But other delays will push .2% sales tax vote to November now By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ­— While other decision makers ...
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Milk Makers Fest in town this week

A Holstein dairy heifer gets acquainted with a group of first graders at this week’s Milk Makers Fest at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Conducted by Whatcom County Dairy Women, the fest is all ...

Growth to east of Lynden continues

  LYNDEN ­— The city will keep adding houses to the east.   The City Council Monday agreed to add 4.35 acres near Northwood Road to the North Prairie planned residential development that Bob ...

Ballot drop-off deadline Tuesday

  WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelstein reminds Lynden School District voters that ballots for the $48 million bond special election must be postmarked or deposited in a ballot drop box no later ...
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Homeschoolers hone their public speaking here

  LYNDEN ­— The crosswalk at 11th and Grover streets was a busy spot last week Thursday through Saturday, with dozens of smartly dressed young folks making their way between the Bethel and First ...
A power pole on Hannegan Road was sheared by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning, causing an overnight power blip affecting much of north Whatcom County. Nearby Meridian Middle School was closed for the day due to lack of power. Crews were working for Puget Sound Energy at the site Wednesday to get power restored by afternoon. Hannegan traffic was kept flowing as normal. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sheared telephone pole causes power blip

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Community Snowpack officially 22 percent of norm

Local impacts upon summer streamflow remain to be seen By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM — What’s been obvious for months is becoming official: ...

Ericksen says no-new-taxes budget can work

  OLYMPIA — State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, says the Senate’s budget version shows the state’s most fundamental needs can be met without raising taxes — fully funding K-12 education, ...

Agreement reached on Bellingham waterfront

  BELLINGHAM — The Port of Bellingham has reached a milestone agreement with Ireland-based Harcourt Developments to develop a new commercial and residential area on 19 acres of Bellingham’s downtown ...