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Lynden graduate dies in Ellensburg accident

Three other locals injured ELLENSBURG — 2015 Lynden High School graduate Sofia Milstead died when the car she was driving veered off Interstate 90 west of Ellensburg.   Milstead’s 1999 Subaru Legacy, ...

Roundabout construction underway in Kendall

KENDALL — Big changes will come to Kendall as construction started Monday on a new roundabout at the intersection of state routes 542 and 547. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department ...

Antique tractor, machinery show starts today at Berthusen Park

LYNDEN ­— The Puget Sound Antique Tractor & Machinery Association holds its annual show of all farm machinery relics this week, July 29 through Aug. 1, at Berthusen Park northwest of town. For 44 ...
Carnival rides will continue to be offered by Davis Amusement at the Northwest Washington Fair, scheduled to start on Monday, Aug. 17. (File Photo/Lynden Tribune)

DockDogs, animals racing new to this year’s fair

LYNDEN ­— The high-octane excitement of motocross races and some good-natured competition among local dogs will join the animals, carnival, entertainers and other fan favorites Aug. 17-22 at the 105th ...

WWU institute to look at border crossings’ freight movement

BELLINGHAM — The Border Policy Research Institute at Western Washington University will do a two-year research project looking at the movement of freight across the Canadian-U.S. border at the three ...

Senior center needs volunteer kitchen help

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Community Center is in desperate need of kitchen volunteers right now, said manager Cathi LeCocq. A number of regular volunteers are unable to continue because of health issues ...

County needs people to write pro/con stances on charter issues

WHATCOM — The County Council seeks applicants to write the voter pamphlet con statements and rebuttals for Propositions 4, 5, 6 and 8 on the Nov. 3 general election. For each ballot measure, the council ...

$583,865 grant helps Whatcom CC train in healthcare field

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Community College has been awarded a $583,865 state grant to expand instructional programs to prepare students for emerging careers in the healthcare industry. The Hospital Employee ...

Industrial Credit Union offers free literacy program for students

  WHATCOM — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Industrial Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make ...

Ferndale invites all to see new Chamber, Visitor Center Thursday

FERNDALE — An open house for the relocated Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Visitors Information Center, now in the renovated Pioneer Pavilion Community Center, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 6, from ...