Four workers OK after roof fire

LYNDEN -— A four-man roofing crew at a Woodcreek Drive residential property avoided serious injury Friday after glue they were working with exploded into flames. However, three workers were taken to ...

Two Everson-area men nabbed on drug charges

WHATCOM — Following a ten-month investigation, two Everson-area men were arrested Oct. 22 and booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of being involved in the sale of methamphetamine and heroin ...

Forest Service will consider leasing lands for geothermal

EVERETT — The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is taking public comment until Dec. 1 on whether to allow leasing a portion of National Forest lands surrounding Mt. Baker for potential geothermal ...
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Election results 2014

Doug Ericksen, Luanne VanWerven, Vincent Buys and Jeffrey McClure all winning easily…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe Now

Readers Care Fund to help the hungry

LYNDEN -— The need for basic food sustenance continues in the Lynden area, even if it seems hidden from view to many. “Yes, there are hungry people in Lynden,” said Jim Grennell, executive director ...
Pete Blankers’ sons Jerry, left, and Rod have been with him for most of his years in real estate. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Pete Blankers retiring after nearly 40 years in real estate

He takes a people-based approach LYNDEN ­— From the start, it was the possibility of a personal touch that drew Pete Blankers into real estate sales, and that priority still is first on his mind at ...
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Local Cloud 9 Sports company partners to put socks on needy

WHATCOM -— Your City Sports, a custom sport socks maker, has found a great way to connect four entities to give comfort to the feet of the homeless — all in Whatcom County. With a focus on community, ...

City spending to fix second ambulance

LYNDEN -— The city will spend about $23,000 to get one of its two ambulances fixed, thereby hopefully gaining many more years of use from it, city leaders decided Monday. For now, the Lynden Fire Department ...

Local ag looking good for 2014

WHATCOM -— With the local seed potato harvest now complete, it’s possible to tally up what may count as a banner year for county agriculture. In regard to weather, crop yield and price, the factors ...

Oct. 23 Silver Reef session could also help employers navigate ACA

WHATCOM — The Oct. 23 Northwest Business Expo & Conference will have a session looking at the economic impacts of the Cherry Point industrial area on about 240 businesses locally. Also, the annual ...