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Ski to Sea Race back to normal snow-sport start

Registration now open for May 29 countywide event    BELLINGHAM — As you may have noticed, a snowpack is back in Washington’s mountains, and that’s good news for the Ski to Sea Race. Registration ...

State economists predict economic slump

OLYMPIA — For the first time in two years, state economists have lowered their revenue forecast for government operations. An update issued Feb. 17 is the final one legislators receive for adjusting ...

Port to dedicate carved Coast Salish story pole

BELLINGHAM — All are invited to witness the dedication of a Coast Salish story pole as the first permanent public art installation at Bellingham International Airport. The event will take place at 1 ...

Middle schoolers can explore at WCC workshops

BELLINGHAM — Two upcoming workshops at Whatcom Community College introduce middle school students to non-traditional education and career paths. The March 5 Guys and Guts and April 16 Girls Go Tech programs ...

Linda Barsalou directing facility rentals at fairgrounds

LYNDEN — Linda Barsalou, a longtime Whatcom County resident, has been named director of facility rentals and business development at the Northwest Washington Fair & Event Center. Barsalou is responsible ...

Meetings

Wednesday, March 2 • Whatcom County Ethics Commission, County Executive’s conference room, Suite #108, County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, 4 p.m. This will be the annual administrative meeting. ...

Calendar

ONGOING LHS musical Lynden High School presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” musical at 7 p.m. on March 4-5 and at 3 p.m. on March 6 in Judson Hall auditorium of Lynden Middle School, 516 Main St. ...
Fourth grader Angel Cartagena looks at drawings of a new Lynden Middle School Monday as his mother Suzie, a middle school paraeducator, talks with architect David King. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden schools’ design passing final scrutiny

Fourth grader Angel Cartagena looks at drawings of a new Lynden Middle School Monday as his mother Suzie, a middle school paraeducator, talks with architect David King. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Fisher ...

Lynden School District hires VanderYacht as assistant superintendent

Isom principal will make transition next school year LYNDEN — Lynden fixture David Vander Yacht has served the Lynden School District in numerous roles already. His next position moves him into the ...
The 42nd District’s three legislators take questions at a Feb. 19 town hall meeting in Lynden. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Legislature creates education task force

The 42nd District’s three legislators take questions at a Feb. 19 town hall meeting in Lynden. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) By Izumi Hansen WNPA Olympia News Bureau    OLYMPIA — In a Feb. 25 maneuver ...