Planning panel chair Michelle Luke seeks council seat

WHATCOM — Michelle Luke, Whatcom County Planning Commission chair, has announced her candidacy for the Whatcom County Council from District 3. Carl Weimer is the two-tern incumbent. In a press release ...

All-Lynden meeting tonight

LYNDEN ­— The elected officials, 18 in all, of three Lynden-area governmental entities come together for their second meeting tonight at City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St. The entities are the City of ...

Young performers’ series now on ‘third Sundays at 3’

LYNDEN ­— On Sunday, April 21, the Jansen Art Center is hosting an event for and by youth musicians. With Edaleen Dairy as sponsor, the first Young Performers Concert will begin at 3 p.m. featuring ...
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Weimer going for a third term

WHATCOM — Carl Weimer on Monday announced his intention to run again for the Whatcom County Council 3rd District seat. “My first two terms have been a wonderful combination of learning, listening, ...
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Ryzex founder Browne wants at-large seat

WHATCOM — Rud Browne, an entrepreneur who built a local high-tech business creating employment for 360 people, including 140 here in Whatcom County, on Monday announced he will seek the County Council ...
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Kershner aims to return to County Council

WHATCOM ­— Kathy Kershner announced Monday that she is seeking re-election to the Whatcom County District 1 seat she won in 2009. She believes voters elected her to bring common sense leadership to ...
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Sleuthing the origins of my house —using old Tribunes now posted online

I am finally digging out the details the walls of my old home would not divulge — and in the pages of old Lynden Tribunes, no less. Word came to us here recently from the Washington State Library that ...
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65 years in local VFW Auxiliary

LYNDEN ­— At one point in their courtship, Dwight Hinton didn’t want Tessie to become a nurse. She persisted, though, then worked in hospitals while he was in World War II, and later in life she became ...

Isom will celebrate Día De Los Niños on April 27

LYNDEN ­— This year’s El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros event will be on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Isom Elementary School, 8461 Benson Rd. The fifth annual event last year ...

Fugitive from Tuesday manhunt captured by police in Abbotsford, B.C.

SUMAS ­— Crossing the U.S.-Canada border, a drug smuggling suspect who eluded a massive manhunt in rough Whatcom County terrain on Tuesday was captured by Abbotsford, B.C., police early Wednesday. At ...