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Port plans sailing center near Bellingham park

BELLINGHAM — The Port of Bellingham has reached an agreement with the Bellingham International Sailing Center to locate a community sailing center on port property when fundraising efforts prove successful. ...

Meetings

Thursday, Dec. 3 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 • Lynden City Council Wage Committee, ...

Calendar

ONGOING Youth theater The BAAY Theatre presents “Legally Blonde the Musical” Dec. 4-13 in Bellingham. Details: www.baay.org. Health help The Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement is sponsoring enrollment ...
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January Series presentations come to Lynden church

LYNDEN ­— The January Series of lectures and artistic performance is streamed live again from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to a local site. Fifteen 9:30 a.m. weekday presentations, starting ...
Task force members heard Monday about Whatcom County’s detox and crisis triage services. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Task force busy on bigger jail issues

BELLINGHAM ­— On Nov. 2, the 20-member Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force sat for its two-hour details-loaded survey of many aspects of Whatcom County’s criminal justice system. Nary ...

Nooksack school excels in helping low-income kids

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com NOOKSACK ­— Nooksack Elementary School is receiving recognition for its exceptional ...
This year’s community Christmas tree at the corner of Front and Fourth streets will be lit prior to the parade at 5 p.m. on Saturday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Lighted parade caps weekend

LYNDEN — The popular Lighted Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, as part of a busy weekend of holiday-themed events planned by the Lynden Chamber of Commerce. Here’s a run-down: Holiday Dessert ...

Official notice: 465 jobs to end at Ferndale Intalco

WHATCOM ­— Alcoa Intalco Works gave notice last week of its intended layoff of 465 workers from the Ferndale plant, starting Jan. 18, 2016. Alcoa lists the layoffs as temporary, but low prices in the ...
A benefit for the family of Melanie Sexton was held Saturday evening at the Lynden Skateway roller rink, with shirts and decor featuring lots of pink. The former assistant manager lost her battle to breast cancer on Nov. 7. Above, Melanie Marcos and Emilie Regan of a Bellingham roller derby team that practices in the Lynden rink check out the silent auction table items. Left, friends Kaitlyn Storgaard and Eden Bernardy, whose families know the Sextons through Irene Reither Elementary School, take a break. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden skating rink helps family of assistant manager

LYNDEN — Last Saturday, Nov. 21, Lynden Skateway hosted a Skate Pink 4 Melanie event to help the family of beloved assistant manager Melanie Sexton, who lost her battle to breast cancer on Saturday, ...
Polly Moore stands in front of a tree strung with all the cards she received. (Courtesy photo)

Polly Moore at home, thankful for community support

LYNDEN ­— Polly Moore is grateful for all the support she has felt from the community since her spring ovarian cancer diagnosis. She is at home now trying to let her body regain strength after May surgery ...