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WEDNESDAY Noon piano The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts live piano music at noon every Wednesday in November. Nov. 19 features Terhi Broersma.   THURSDAY Nonprofits’ lunch Lunch and learn ...

Photos sought for 2015 Lynden Chamber booklet

LYNDEN — The Tribune is interested in a variety of photos of Lynden to be used in the 2015 Lynden Chamber of Commerce directory. We are looking for shots of businesses, people, events, activities, scenery ...

BP Refinery gives $12,000 to Red Cross chapter

WHATCOM — The BP Cherry Point Refinery has given the Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross $12,000 to support the local School Safety Initiative. The initiative is a collaboration between the chapter, ...
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Honoring veterans

Among the 113 veterans who were honored at the Lynden Community Center/Lynden Lions Club turkey dinner last Thursday, 14 served in World War II ending in 1945. Present were: Melvin Benham, Robert Boice, ...

Letter to the editor – published Nov. 19

Honoring veterans Once again the Lynden Community Center, partnering with the Lynden Lions Club, did a wonderful job of honoring all the veterans with a great dinner and program on Nov. 13. Over 240 veterans ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Nov. 20 Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, council chambers, County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, 8 a.m. The board will consider the results of offering WTA property ...

State Patrol to use new breath alcohol test here

SEATTLE — The Washington State Patrol this month unveiled what it calls the next generation of breath testing instruments designed to help remove impaired drivers from endangering others. The patrol ...

Truck that took down Skagit I-5 bridge was too high

OLYMPIA — Detectives from the Washington State Patrol have determined that the truck that struck the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge in May 2013, leading to its collapse, was two inches over-height. ...

BIA noted by travel bureau for low airport fares

BELLINGHAM — Fares have decreased more in the last 14 years at Bellingham International Airport than at any other airport in the nation, a drop of 59.7 percent, the U.S. Transportation Bureau reports. ...

Home insurance rates analyzed; Lynden in top 20

WHATCOM -— Analysts at ValuePenguin.com, a personal finance research company, found that Lynden is among the top 20 cheapest cities (18th) in the state for homeowners’ insurance, with premiums averaging ...