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Pre-orders being taken for native trees, shrubs

WCD plant sale will be March 26 BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Conservation District’s annual sale of low-cost native plants will be on Saturday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Roe Studio of Whatcom ...

Water quality workshop March 16 at WaterTec

LYNDEN — Early registration ends at midnight on March 12 for a March 16 four-hour workshop on “Water Quality – Upstream & Downstream” at WaterTec, 177 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. Lunch is included ...

Number of those without health insurance drops by nearly half since 2012

OLYMPIA — The number of people without health insurance in Washington state has dropped from 14.5 percent in 2012 to an estimated 7.3 percent, or 522,000 people, in 2015, according to a new report issued ...

Camano Island man hurt in one-vehicle crash; driver flees two-car State Route 544 collision

GLACIER ­— A Camano Island man was injured and transported to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center after crashing his car on the Mount Baker Highway around 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. Guy J. Wendinger, ...

Local students on college honor rolls

Montana State University BOZEMAN, MONT. — The Montana State University 2015 fall semester honor roll (3.5 GPA or higher) includes these local students: From Bellingham: Peter Finfrock, Rose Hopper, David ...

Boys & Girls Club adds Charbonneau to staff

BELLINGHAM — Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County has hired Erica Charbonneau to the new executive-level position of chief development officer. Charbonneau will lead a development team in planning, ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 17 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting ...

Calendar

ONGOING LHS musical Lynden High School presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26-27 and March 4-5 and at 3 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 6 in Judson Hall auditorium of Lynden Middle ...
Co-owner Jesse Nelson serves up a beer at newly opened Overflow Taps. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Overflow Taps opens in Waples Building

Co-owner Jesse Nelson serves up a beer at newly opened Overflow Taps. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — For lunch, dinner or an evening gathering of any sort, Overflow Taps has the beer, wine and ...

Dairy bill vies in Legislature

WHATCOM ­— The county dairy industry supports a legislative effort to keep the state Department of Agriculture involved in any new regulation of farms’ impact on water quality. Over the past year, ...