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Workshop on end-of-life choice comes to Lynden

WHATCOM — The Lynden Library is one of four sites for upcoming free community workshops on talking about end-of-life choices. “My Life, My Health, My End-of-Life Choices” is about normalizing conversation ...

Mild earthquake near Friday Harbor on Dec. 26 felt in Whatcom County

FRIDAY HARBOR — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10:36 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, between Friday Harbor and Victoria, B.C., was felt in north Whatcom County, as far east as Lynden and Sumas. The quake ...
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Photo of the Year: 2012

In our seventh edition of a Photo of the Year, the editorial staff of the Tribune has chosen, for the first time, an annual event instead of a breaking news, sports or feature (2009) photo. With our top-three ...
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Ag-Watershed Project starting as pilot idea

WHATCOM ­— Even a pair of streams north of Lynden could be part of Puget Sound cleanup, while testing the idea of a “natural resources marketplace.” Plenty of different goals converge in what is ...
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Saturday funeral draws processional

LYNDEN — A myriad of regional law enforcement personnel descended on Lynden for a funeral procession Saturday afternoon. Deborah Engels-Schultz, an assistant area port director at the Lynden crossing ...

Charlie Crabtree will lead county Republicans

WHATCOM — Charlie Crabtree is the new chair of the Whatcom County Republican Party. He ran unopposed to take over the spot left vacant by Lynden’s Luanne Van Werven, who remains on the leadership team ...

Boy Scouts plan annual Christmas tree pick-up

LYNDEN — Lynden Boy Scouts Troop 28 will do its annual Christmas tree pick-up within city limits and at Bertranda Estates and Wiser Lake on Saturday, Jan. 5. Any trees placed at the curb before 8 a.m. ...
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Local schools react to Newtown tragedy

LYNDEN — The nation was hit with a harrowing and unfathomable tragedy on Friday when 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked into a Connecticut elementary school and gunned down 26 people, 20 of whom were young ...
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Country star Hunter Hayes to play 2013 fair

LYNDEN — Rising star Hunter Hayes, who just received three Grammy nominations to go with his Country Music Association award as best New Artist of 2012, will perform at the 2013 Northwest Washington ...

Local police lose BP interpretation

WHATCOM — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced last week that the Border Patrol will no longer provide interpretation assistance in routine local law enforcement matters. But that practice ...