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County installing freeze indicators on roads

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works Department’s Rural Road Safety Program’s first phase includes guardrail and freeze indicator installation through July 12 at locations throughout north Whatcom ...

Armed robbery loots medical marijuana residence in Lynden

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — Lynden Police are investigating a break-in and theft of marijuana that occurred last month. Masked thieves, armed with shotguns, forced their way into a Lynden residence at ...

Lynden earns 10th place in article ranking top family-friendly Washington towns

LYNDEN — Sometimes it’s nice to get some recognition. Lynden earned some from NerdWallet.com, in a June 24 article listing “The Best Towns in Washington for Raising Kids.” “With safe, metropolitan ...

Fair looking for volunteers

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair needs at least 250 volunteers for the Aug. 12 through 17 event. Maryjo Turnbull, facilities coordinator, said the biggest need is in the Care Committee, but volunteers ...

Tribune ‘Berry’ Best Raspberry Dessert Contest recipe deadline this Friday

LYNDEN — Don’t miss your chance to enter the Lynden Tribune’s “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest. To be eligible for the contest, email mitze@lyndentribune.com ...

Tea Party plans candidate forums on July 17, 24

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Tea Party will host two free Wednesday “Meet the Candidate” town hall forums in July. The first forum is set for July 17 at Ferndale High School. The second will be on July ...

Workshops set on doing end-of-life choices planning

WHATCOM — Three community workshops are scheduled in July by the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement for sharing information about advance care planning. Participants will learn: why advance care ...

Register to vote by Monday

WHATCOM — This year’s primary election ends on Aug. 6. To participate, you must register to vote — if you haven’t already — by Monday, July 8, at the county’s website. For citizens who have ...
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Reliving a historic military moment

LYNDEN — The memories from that beautiful, sunny morning in South Korea remain fresh for Lynden resident and Air Force veteran James Lucerne. It was Sept. 21, 1953, and the Korean War was all but over. ...

School Board still mulling performing arts center

LYNDEN — Before the Lynden School Board officially votes on the district’s “to bond or not to bond” question pertaining to its aging facilities, it needs to find the best answer to another question: ...