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Three local students graduate from Bremerton youth academy

BREMERTON — The Washington Youth Academy graduated three Whatcom students during commencement ceremonies on June 20. Among 140 students completing the program, the second largest class since the academy ...

Relay For Life of North Whatcom raised $58,688

LYNDEN ­— The 2015 Relay For Life of North Whatcom raised nearly $60,000, with 20 teams and 210 individuals participating at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds overnight June 19-20. The tally was ...

Be energy-smart as temps continue to remain warm

BELLEVUE — Puget Sound Energy is encouraging its more than 1.1 million electric customers to be even more energy conscious as temperatures jump into the 90s in the current heat wave. Across its service ...

Meetings

Thursday, July 2 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Friday, July 3 • Public offices closed for the ...
Local students from Lalawigan, Philippines, learn to use a new water tower. (Courtesy photo by Tony Neal)

Lynden-area church sends locals to Philippines to install water towers

LYNDEN — Installing five sanitary water towers in tsunami-stricken regions of the Philippines wouldn’t have happened without a completely local effort. Led by Calvary Creekside, a church located east ...

Learn about 3D printing in summer classes

BELLINGHAM — Students and educators can discover the world of 3D printing this summer in two new non-credit courses offered through Whatcom Community College’s Community & Continuing Education ...

Blood reserves running low

SEATTLE — Bloodworks Northwest (formerly named the Puget Sound Blood Center) issued an urgent appeal for donors on June 25. Blood collections began to dip sharply as a result of the increasing heat wave ...

20 women each get $1,000 for higher education

WHATCOM — Whatcom Women in Business will give out $1,000 scholarships to 20 women to either begin college-level education or continue it. These are the recipients: Cheyanne Bennett, Kylee Bott, Bernadette ...

District-only voting rally set for July 7

BELLINGHAM — A rally in support of district-only voting for the Whatcom County Council will be held at the County Courthouse at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7. DOVE (District Only Voting is for Everyone ...
Nicholas and Peter Orlando work the Discount Fireworks stand on Guide Meridian Road near Safeway on Tuesday along with Victoria Mulholland and Skyler Hamilton to raise money for a church camp trip to Portland through City Bible Church. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Fireworks continue, despite dry weather

WHATCOM ­— In the unusally dry weather conditions, Everson wanted to restrict fireworks use in town to three days — then found out that’s not legally enforceable on such short notice. So, for this ...