Local sessions help veterans access benefits

WHATCOM — Veterans benefits will be presented for free by the Veteran Navigator Program at two locations in the next three weeks. If you served in the U.S. military and would like to get help accessing ...

Low-income can get home energy assistance

BELLINGHAM — The Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance program will begin scheduling appointments for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 ...

Letters to the editor

Real concerns with Fire District 1 proposal As a resident and tax-paying citizen of Whatcom County Fire District 1, I have some real concerns about the way our fire district is being run. After spending ...

Calendar

ONGOING Christmas cantata Rehearsal begins Oct. 28 and continues at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays for the sixth annual combined CRC Christmas Choirs Cantata to be performed twice on Dec. 13. Practice and performance ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 14 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex ...

Everson police officer Rob Waldo retires after 35 years

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune EVERSON ­— On Oct. 2, Everson City Hall was full of area residents stopping to give hugs and well wishes to a longtime law enforcement officer entering retirement. ...
Sylvia Boss moved to Lynden just two years ago from Sequim. (Courtesy photo)

Sylvia Boss, 84, keeps playing piano at The J

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— Sylvia Boss will play a mix of classical and modern piano music at the Jansen Art Center on Wednesday, ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers, Trojans cruise to victories

Mount Baker 38, Lynden Christian 22 DEMING — Mount Baker junior running back Jed Schleimer ran for 216 yards and three touchdowns, and threw for another score on a halfback pass, leading the 1A No. 7-ranked ...

Volleyball roundup: Burlington edges LC, gains inside track to NWC title

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian (7-2, 6-1 Northwest Conference) was edged by Burlington in five sets on Thursday night at LCHS, falling 25-16, 23-25, 25-15, 15-25, 15-12 in a battle of the final two NWC unbeatens. ...

Soccer roundup: Lions extend unbeaten streak to 10

WHATCOM — Lynden (9-1-1, 6-0-1 Northwest Conference) continued its winning ways with a 9-0 victory over Nooksack Valley on Oct. 6. Elisa Kooiman recorded a hat trick and an assist, Peyton Fullner tallied ...