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Ads will promote best parade photos

LYNDEN ­— Help support the agricultural heritage of Whatcom County by participating in the Lynden Tribune’s Farmers Day Parade Family Photo Contest. The parade is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 1, down ...

Five roads to get asphalt this week

WHATCOM ­— The county has scheduled these roads for contracted asphalt paving this week, through Friday, May 24: West Wiser Lake, Northwest, King Tut, West Hemmi and West Laurel. Work will be from 7 ...

Border Patrol report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Circling around roundabouts

LYNDEN — To say that in 2009 Whatcom County residents were skeptical of roundabouts puts it mildly. Some folks were downright terrified of navigating a circular traffic set-up, complete with acceleration, ...

No disenrollment from Nooksack tribe — for now

DEMING ­— Fifty people hoping to keep membership in the Nooksack Tribe waited outside Tribal Court for 90 minutes Thursday while their dispute was presented before Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis. Four uniformed ...

Popular Mt. Baker access route closed off

GLACIER — Without funding there’s no way of telling when the now-closed Glacier Creek Road — the only access to Heliotrope Ridge and the main Mt. Baker climbing route — can get repaired and reopened, ...
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Small plane crashes at Lynden Airport

A 79-year-old Bellingham-based pilot on his final approach into the Lynden Airport crashed on Thursday evening. As the pilot headed west toward the Depot Road airport, the sun glared in his eyes at about ...
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Wayne Brink says its time to put the spatula away

LYNDEN — Wayne Brink’s professional career can be broken into about decade-long chunks. Now it’s time for the pharmacist’s latest move: retirement. Brink, who took over Parker’s Drug Store in ...
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CF event: A personal reason to bike for a cause

At the Lynden Cystic Fibrosis Foundation bike-a-thon Saturday, Paige Ellens, left, who has cystic fibrosis, participated with friend Kara Veldman. They wear headbands that were part of a recent Banding ...

Friday is Bike to Work And School Day here

WHATCOM — Each year, over 10,000 Whatcom County residents walk or bike to their Friday destinations as part of the annual Bike To Work And School Day. Expect the same this Friday, May 17. With about ...