Meeting deals with winter emergency readiness

LYNDEN -— A Community Preparedness Fair open to all will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Annex building, 205 Fourth St. This is an annual effort by local emergency-response ...

Calendar

ONGOING Clock exhibit The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts an exhibit of historic clockworks from the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum through Sept. 15. Several dozen timepieces from the 1700s through the ...

Hospice needs more volunteer caregivers

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Hospice needs more caregiver volunteers at the Hospice House and in the community to help those facing life-threatening illnesses. The volunteer caregivers provide emotional support ...

Rural areas have higher accident rate

An unwanted safety trend is developing in rural America. It’s an increase in incidents involving motor vehicles and farm equipment on rural roadways. Only 19 percent of the U.S. population lives in rural ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 10

Lynden deserves better, Mr. Vis A Chamber of Commerce should work for the encouragement and promotion of business in a community. Yet in Lynden, our Chamber executive director seems to have other motives. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 10 • Lynden/Everson Subzone Advisory Committee of the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District, Northwood Fire Hall, corner of Northwood and Badger roads, 10 a.m. Steve Banham of the ...
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Introducing the Tribune’s new sports reporter

By Cameron Van Til Dear readers, As the new sports reporter at the Lynden Tribune, I’d like to take an opportunity to introduce myself. The ultra-abbreviated version is that my name is Cameron Van Til ...

Football Roundup: Experience key for Pioneers; Meridian defense strong

By Cameron Van Til  ANACORTES — Nooksack Valley senior quarterback Tanner Myhre tied a career-high by accounting for seven touchdowns — five through the air and two on the ground — on Friday night, ...

Fall sports starting up

By Cameron Van Til WHATCOM — While last weekend marked the first week of high school football, the rest of the local high school fall sports get underway this week. Volleyball began on Tuesday and will ...

The nations are coming … for a boating regatta

BELLINGHAM — This week, Sept. 7-13, will bring Russians, Aussies, Japanese, Canadians and more to the Whatcom County waterfront. It is the third time, since its formal beginning in 1990, that the PacRim ...