Meridian football forfeits game due to “internal team issues”

Meridian has forfeited its non-league varsity football game Saturday night against Squalicum due to “internal team issues,” according to athletic director Kurt Harvill. “There are some ...

Rainfall eases Whatcom County unincorporated areas’ burn ban

WHATCOM — Due to an increase in fuel moisture levels from recent rain, the county fire marshal’s office lifted its ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas effective at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4. Verbal ...

LC girl raises more than $6,000 Saturday for wildfire victims

Sixth grade friends Libby Bouwman, right, and Rainy Kiel take donations for Washington Strong at Saturday’s Lynden Christian football game against Omak. The effort spearheaded by Rainy helps wildfire ...

Wiser, Toad lakes in advisory on toxic algae bloom

WHATCOM — Wiser and Toad lakes locally were included last week in a statewide advisory about harmful algae blooms caused by the dry weather conditions. Wiser is south of Lynden and Toad is northeast ...

Ex-Lynden cop sentenced to nine months in ‘sexting’ case

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com BELLINGHAM ­— Former Lynden police officer Donald Glunt was sentenced on Sept. 1 to nine months of confinement, ...

Main Nooksack fishing ban lifted after recent rain

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM ­— Fishing reopened on Sept. 2 on one section of the lower Nooksack River after several closures ...

Sidhu: Farming is not for the fainthearted

A farmer sits down his son, who has finished a degree in business management. The farmer says: Son, the time has come to pass on the farm to you. You have worked hard with me and grandpa as you were growing ...

Three political forums planned

BELLINGHAM — Three election forums will be held this fall hosted by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County along with the City of Bellingham and the Bellingham Herald. All forums will ...

9/11 Memorial Ride ends with public ceremony at Peace Arch

WHATCOM ­— A procession of first responders in memory of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will pass through the county and end with a public ceremony at Peace Arch Park on Friday, Sept. 11. The ...

Whatcom Water Weeks Sept. 12-26

WHATCOM — “Water, It’s Everybody’s Business” is the theme for the sixth annual Whatcom Water Weeks events celebrating Whatcom County’s water resources, taking place Sept. 12-26. Businesses, ...