Wool show wins

LYNDEN ­— Washington State Fairs Commissioner Debbie Adolphsen, left in photo, who toured the Northwest Washington Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 19, presented the prestigious Black and White Award for excellence ...

H Street Road to Jackman closed daytime for work

WHATCOM ­— H Street Road is closed daytime to through traffic between Guide Meridian and Jackman roads, about one-half mile, for ditch and shoulder maintenance work. The hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on ...

Letters to the editor

Why we should defund Planned Parenthood    This is why Planned Parenthood should be defunded. According to the organization’s own annual report for 2013: • Planned Parenthood facilities performed ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 26 • Meridian School Board, Meridian High School library, 194 W. Laurel Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on ...

Bernard Holtrop – 85th birthday

Bernard (Barney) Holtrop of Custer is celebrating his 85th birthday with a family dinner at his daughter and son-in-law’s home. He was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Bellingham to Garret and Mary (Fassett) ...

Ivy Marie Smit

Lauri and Brian Smit of Everson welcomed another daughter, Ivy Marie, on Aug. 10, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and joins sister Eva, 3. ...

In the military

Miranda Munsell, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, has graduated from the Cadet Leader Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. CLC is a 30-day summer training ...

Correction

The proper identification is Roxxie’s Salon & Nails at 107 E. Main St. in Rosie’s Professional Building in Everson. The names were incorrect in a story in the Aug. 19 Tribune…. This content ...
Teacher Mrs. Shari Kruyswijk talks to her first graders about the classroom book corner at Lynden’s Cornerstone Christian School, which started the 2015-16 year on Tuesday. Most north Whatcom County schools begin classes next week. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

‘Start of school’ coming for all

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM ­— “Start of school” is not just around the corner. It’s alreadly happened for one ...

John ‘Rich’ Stipe

John Richard Stipe, “Rich,” passed away peacefully on Aug. 8, 2015, while surrounded by family. Rich was born at the General Hospital in Sequim on Nov. 3, 1942, to Mary Loretta (Miller) and William ...