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Swin mural to be refurbished

Lions Club lining up WWU art students to work April weekends on all 142 feet LYNDEN ­— It’s an anniversary project, but the Lions club’s 40th more than the city’s 125th. The Lynden Lions Club ...
Wholesale Travel Sales on Guide Meridian Road in Lynden had a portion of its roof torn off by wind on Thursday morning. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Strong winds cause issues

Gusts topped 60 miles per hour WHATCOM ­— Strong wind overnight last Wednesday knocked out power in many places and closed some schools on Thursday, March 10. Traffic lights were out of operation in ...

Zika virus threat contributes to regional blood shortage

Donation center is in Bellingham    SEATTLE — The regional blood supply fell below normal levels last week as Bloodworks Northwest feels the escalating impact of the Zika virus outbreak. The blood ...

Farm supply co-ops invite donations to local food banks

LYNDEN — The farm supply cooperatives WFC and CHS Northwest are gathering donations of money and food to help fight hunger in the community. As part of CHS Harvest for Hunger food and fund drive, WFC ...

Spring craft show now in 30th year

LYNDEN ­— The 30th annual Spring Craft & Antique Show is coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds March 17-19. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday ...

Free breakfast for Vietnam veterans

LYNDEN — March 30 is Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, by a resolution of the U.S. Senate in 2011. It recognizes that Vietnam veterans were not made to feel very welcome at the time of that war. Lynden ...

Food booths open for nonprofits at NWWA Fair

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair invites local nonprofit organizations to raise funds by operating a food booth. Vendors are being sought for a number of the food booth spaces, which rarely come ...

Dairy coronation marks 60 years

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Dairy Women invite you to at the 60th Annual Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador Coronation and Banquet. The event will be held Friday evening, March 18, in Fox Hall Hampton ...

Democratic women at April 2 brunch event

BELLINGHAM — Statewide Democratic women candidates will be part of a public brunch and panel discussion on Saturday, April 2, in Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave. The Whatcom County Democratic Women’s ...

Corporations as persons will be on fall ballot

WHATCOM — Initiative 735, trying to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling allowing corporations to give money as persons for political purposes, will be on the ballot in Washington State in November ...