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From left, the current North Whatcom Fire & Rescue commissioners are: Marty McPhail, Rich Bosman, Dean Berkeley, John Crawford and Bruce Ansell. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

North Whatcom has two new commissioners

From left, the current North Whatcom Fire & Rescue commissioners are: Marty McPhail, Rich Bosman, Dean Berkeley, John Crawford and Bruce Ansell. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Turmoil of 2015 now seems ...

Democrats caucus on Saturday

Sites include Lynden Middle and Nooksack Valley High schools WHATCOM ­— Finally, the real choosing of presidential candidates comes to Washington State. Democratic caucuses start at 10 a.m. Saturday, ...
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Avenue Bread’s opening just days away

Matt Treat, co-owner of the Waples Mercantile Building in downtown Lynden, puts finishing touches on the flooring in the new Avenue Bread retail location at the corner of Front and Fifth streets. Avenue ...
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Swin mural to be refurbished

Lions Club lining up WWU art students to work April weekends on all 142 feet LYNDEN ­— It’s an anniversary project, but the Lions club’s 40th more than the city’s 125th. The Lynden Lions Club ...
Wholesale Travel Sales on Guide Meridian Road in Lynden had a portion of its roof torn off by wind on Thursday morning. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Strong winds cause issues

Wholesale Travel Sales on Guide Meridian Road in Lynden had a portion of its roof torn off by wind on Thursday morning. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) Gusts topped 60 miles per hour WHATCOM ­— Strong ...

Zika virus threat contributes to regional blood shortage

Donation center is in Bellingham    SEATTLE — The regional blood supply fell below normal levels last week as Bloodworks Northwest feels the escalating impact of the Zika virus outbreak. The blood ...

Farm supply co-ops invite donations to local food banks

LYNDEN — The farm supply cooperatives WFC and CHS Northwest are gathering donations of money and food to help fight hunger in the community. As part of CHS Harvest for Hunger food and fund drive, WFC ...

Spring craft show now in 30th year

LYNDEN ­— The 30th annual Spring Craft & Antique Show is coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 17-19. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday ...

Free breakfast for Vietnam veterans

LYNDEN — March 30 is Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, by a resolution of the U.S. Senate in 2011. It recognizes that Vietnam veterans were not made to feel very welcome at the time of that war. Lynden ...

Food booths open for nonprofits at NWWA Fair

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair invites local nonprofit organizations to raise funds by operating a food booth. Vendors are being sought for a number of the food booth spaces, which rarely come ...