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Insect talk Feb. 12

  BELLINGHAM — A Whatcom County Master Gardeners meeting on “Insects: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, is free and open to the public. Dr. Merrill Peterson leads ...

Farm Bureau first aid/CPR class meets state requirements

  LYNDEN — A first aid/adult CPR class geared to farm operations will be held in the fairgrounds’ Peoples Place building on both Monday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 28, from 8 to 11 a.m.   To ...

‘Housing Options As We Age’ free forum Feb. 25 in Bellingham

  BELLINGHAM — Learn about “Housing Options As We Age” at a free forum on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St.   Charlie Hudson ...

Blood bank now Bloodworks NW

  SEATTLE — The Puget Sound Blood Center on Feb. 4 announced it has a new name: Bloodworks Northwest.   The decision to change the name results from growth to serve hospitals far beyond the Puget ...

Wrestling: Five Lions qualify for regional round

  LYNDEN — Five Lynden wrestlers qualified for regionals by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes in the 2A sub-regionals on Feb. 7 at Squalicum High School.   The regional ...
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Married 75 years, from secret start

  LYNDEN ­— Not only did Kenneth Gundel take Peggy across a state line in a blizzard to marry her — but they then kept it a secret from almost everyone for four months.   That’s because ...

Authorities seek help on alleged kidnapping case

Vehicle got stuck in mud Sunday night along Sorenson Road near Nooksack   WHATCOM — Authorities urgently seek information from anyone who may have seen, talked to or assisted the driver of a vehicle ...
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Readers’ giving goes to causes

Checks of $6,092.50 each went to the two recipient community organizations from the Lynden Tribune Readers Care Fund last week. Giving was in November and December. Upper photo: Pictured at the Project ...

A call for kindness for Feb. 9-15

  LYNDEN ­— It’s official. You should do random acts of kindness Feb. 9-15.   The Lynden City Council on Monday approved and Mayor Scott Korthuis signed a proclamation making next week Random ...

Conservation district position up for its own March 10 election

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom Conservation District has an election for one local supervisor position on Tuesday, March 10. All registered voters in Whatcom County are eligible to vote.   However, ...