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Long-term lane closure starts on highway east of Maple Falls

MAPLE FALLS — The Mt. Baker Highway four miles east of Maple Falls has been reduced to one lane by the Washington State Department of Transportation for a “long-term” fix to the highway.   The ...

Law firm name change brings out local history

  BELLINGHAM ­— The law firm that was Zender Thurston — with roots 100 years ago in Lynden — is now named Carmichael Clark.   The name change reflects the firm’s current identity, as Robert ...

Insect talk Feb. 12

  BELLINGHAM — A Whatcom County Master Gardeners meeting on “Insects: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, is free and open to the public. Dr. Merrill Peterson leads ...

Farm Bureau first aid/CPR class meets state requirements

  LYNDEN — A first aid/adult CPR class geared to farm operations will be held in the fairgrounds’ Peoples Place building on both Monday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 28, from 8 to 11 a.m.   To ...

‘Housing Options As We Age’ free forum Feb. 25 in Bellingham

  BELLINGHAM — Learn about “Housing Options As We Age” at a free forum on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St.   Charlie Hudson ...

Blood bank now Bloodworks NW

  SEATTLE — The Puget Sound Blood Center on Feb. 4 announced it has a new name: Bloodworks Northwest.   The decision to change the name results from growth to serve hospitals far beyond the Puget ...

Wrestling: Five Lions qualify for regional round

  LYNDEN — Five Lynden wrestlers qualified for regionals by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes in the 2A sub-regionals on Feb. 7 at Squalicum High School.   The regional ...
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Married 75 years, from secret start

  LYNDEN ­— Not only did Kenneth Gundel take Peggy across a state line in a blizzard to marry her — but they then kept it a secret from almost everyone for four months.   That’s because ...

Authorities seek help on alleged kidnapping case

Vehicle got stuck in mud Sunday night along Sorenson Road near Nooksack   WHATCOM — Authorities urgently seek information from anyone who may have seen, talked to or assisted the driver of a vehicle ...
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Readers’ giving goes to causes

Checks of $6,092.50 each went to the two recipient community organizations from the Lynden Tribune Readers Care Fund last week. Giving was in November and December. Upper photo: Pictured at the Project ...