Nooksack River erosion closes Mt. Baker highway east of Glacier

GLACIER — Drivers using State Route 542 east of Glacier will find the highway limited to one lane as of Tuesday. The Washington State Department of Transportation closed the eastbound lane of State Route ...

Mt. Baker skiing opens Thursday, Nov. 19

WHATCOM — The Mount Baker Ski Area will open for the 2015-2016 season on Thursday, Nov. 19. Ski area staff announced on Monday that the snow, after a liberal dumping in the last week, now lies three ...

Maureen West named to WWU trustee board

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed healthcare leader Maureen West of Bellingham to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. Her six-year term ends Sept. 30, 2021. West has extensive ...

North Cascades Highway now closed for winter

TWISP — The weekend’s blast of wintery weather on State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will keep it closed until next spring. The Washington State Department of Transportation temporarily closed ...

Mt. Baker Hwy. hazardous trees to be removed

WHATCOM ­— Hazardous tree removal will be an ongoing project this winter along the Mt. Baker Highway from milepost 38 (slightly beyond Glacier) to milepost 53 (near the Mt. Baker Ski Area). Drivers ...

WWU named ‘military friendly’

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has been named a “military friendly school” for the sixth straight year by militaryfriendly.com, placing Western in the top 20 percent of all higher education ...

Letters to the editor

We should support the view of the Lummi people The Lummi people have taken a strong stand against efforts to turn Cherry Point into a shipping terminal for coal. We should acknowledge and support their ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 18 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden School Board, district board room, 1203 Bradley ...
A screened enlargement helps Rick Moore keep doing artwork in spite of his impaired eyesight. (courtesy photo)

About drawing in the dark

A screened enlargement helps Rick Moore keep doing artwork in spite of his impaired eyesight. (courtesy photo) By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune NOOKSACK ­— For many who watched “The Wizard ...
Teens talk on the phone in “Bye Bye Birdie,” opening Nov. 19 at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. (Courtesy photo)

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ starts Thursday in Lynden

Teens talk on the phone in “Bye Bye Birdie,” opening Nov. 19 at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. (Courtesy photo) By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ...