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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 ...

A call for kindness for Feb. 9-15

  LYNDEN ­— It’s official. You should do random acts of kindness Feb. 9-15.   The Lynden City Council on Monday approved and Mayor Scott Korthuis signed a proclamation making next week Random ...

Conservation district position up for its own March 10 election

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom Conservation District has an election for one local supervisor position on Tuesday, March 10. All registered voters in Whatcom County are eligible to vote.   However, ...

Learn about septic inspection at Feb. 12 event

  WHATCOM — The county puts on its next free septic inspection workshop on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ferndale Whatcom Educational Credit Union building, 5659 Pacific Highway, Ferndale. ...

Dept. of Ecology fines Lynden-based firm for spill

  SEATTLE — The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Lynden-based Alaskan Leader Fisheries LLC $11,000 for a 2013 oil spill into Elliott Bay from one of its fishing vessels.   The Bristol ...

Dairy Day Jan. 28 in Olympia

  OLYMPIA — On Jan. 28 the Capital building was filled with farmers, dairy women and youth dairy ambassadors — it was the annual Dairy Day at the Legislature.   Janis DeJager, the current Washington ...

WSDOT files $17M suit in bridge collapse

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Transportation has filed a $17 million lawsuit to recoup the costs of response and repair from the 2013 over-height vehicle collision that caused a portion ...

Fewer IRS forms at Lynden Library

  LYNDEN — Because of Internal Revenue Service cutbacks, Whatcom County residents seeking printed tax forms will find fewer of them in their community libraries.   “Some basic forms may be ...