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 ...

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 ...

Three injured in car-truck crash at Guide, Badger

  LYNDEN ­— Two were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with injuries from a car-truck collision at the corner of Guide Meridian and Badger roads just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April ...
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Jana Plagerman chosen dairy ambassador

  WHATCOM ­— Jana Plagerman will reign as Dairy Ambassador, representing the county dairy industry in public appearances in the next year.   The daughter of Leroy and Rhonda Plagerman is also ...

Sidhu is fill-in on County Council

  WHATCOM — In a 5-1 vote on March 17, the Whatcom County Council appointed Satpal Sidhu to fill out the remaining term of council member Sam Crawford, who stepped down from his position for job ...
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New book tells of Burman family’s early Stickney Is. Rd. life

  EVERSON ­— The family names are deep enough in local history to be lost from most people’s awareness today. Alan and Lisbeth Fritzberg bring the stories back to life in “Coming of Age on Stickney ...