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The house at 1650 Main St. is one of two the city of Lynden wants to have moved out in April to help make way for the Pepin Creek rechannelization project. Bids to buy and move are due to the city Public Works Department by 1 p.m. this Friday, April 8. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden extends Nooksack Valley Disposal pact to 2036

Terrace Dr. 1.57 acres annexed LYNDEN ­— The city is updating its solid waste franchise agreement with Nooksack Valley Disposal Inc., setting terms of operation all the way through 2036. The agreement ...
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Delicious for a cause

Carole Burton was declared the overall Top Chef at Saturday’s Mission: Delicious cookoff in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building benefiting the Lighthouse Mission Drop-in Center of Bellingham. Burton, a former ...
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New WWU president named

Randhawa, from Pakistan, has been No. 2 at Oregon State U. BELLINGHAM — The Western Washington University Board of Trustees on March 30 named Sabah U. Randhawa, Oregon State University provost and executive ...

Republicans’ local convention this Saturday at Meridian High

WHATCOM — The county convention of Whatcom Republicans will be on Saturday morning, April 9, at Meridian High School, 194 W. Laurel Rd. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the convention begins at 10 a.m. ...

Unusual holiday in D.C. extends income tax due date to April 18

BELLINGHAM — Due to the Emancipation Day holiday celebrated in Washington, D.C. on April 15, the Internal Revenue Service has extended the filing deadline for 2015 federal tax returns to Monday, April ...

Two injured in Friday I-5 crash

WHATCOM — Two women ended up in the hospital from a Friday evening accident on Interstate 5 on the north side of Bellingham. The Washington State Patrol cited speed and driving under the influence as ...

Homeschooled teen speakers here for regional judging

LYNDEN ­— Regional homeschooled teens will converge upon Lynden for speech judging this week Thursday through Saturday, April 7-9, and local volunteers are needed to help out with the judging. It’s ...

Farm Bureau offers scholarship

WHATCOM — The county Farm Bureau will award $3,000 in scholarship awards to qualifying students in 2016, with a minimum of $500 to each winner. Whatcom Farm Bureau is a volunteer grassroots advocacy ...

Blue Skies helps homeless teens get driver’s license

WHATCOM — Blue Skies for Children, a local nonprofit, is accepting applications from teens ages 15-17 who are homeless, low-income or in foster care, and want to participate in a local driver’s education ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 6 • Whatcom County Accessible Voting Advisory Committee, County Auditor’s office, County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 103, Bellingham, 10 a.m. The committee will review and adopt ...