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Ray Bakke to talk on Syrian crisis

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University will host the lecture “From Abraham to the Syrian Crisis: Refugees in History and Theology” by Raymond J. Bakke at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Fraser ...

Plans for Birch Bay upgrades up for public viewing

A third open house on the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project happens from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 6, at Birch Bay Community Church, 4460 Bay Rd., Blaine. Hosting are Whatcom County ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, southeast ...

Calendar

ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., presents “The Crucible” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 4-6 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7. Tickets: $6 at the door. ‘Mary Poppins’ at LCHS Lynden ...
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Celebrating the day of the tutu (on 2/2)

Feb. 2 meant Tutu Day for a number of girls at the Jansen Art Center on Tuesday afternoon, with the Northwest Ballet Academy organizing a parade and other activities. Doing their dance through the upstairs ...

County redistricting gets underway

New group must create five districts instead of the current model of three WHATCOM ­— As a result of last November’s election, changes are coming to the county’s election format. The County Council ...

County crashes kill 4 in 5 days

WHATCOM ­— A car passing a tractor-trailer rig on the Mount Baker Highway led to a head-on collision and the fourth traffic fatality in the county in five days on Thursday, Jan. 28. Ronald S. Baker, ...

Trails, parks high priority for Lynden 2016 planning

LYNDEN — 2016 could be a busy year for parks and trails in town, with yet more to do beyond. It’s hoped that design of the Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail behind Lynden Middle School can see good progress, ...
Robotics is one of the many types of school activities supported by ongoing levy money. (File photo)

All schools look to Feb. 9 levy vote

Robotics is one of the many types of school activities supported by ongoing levy money. (File photo) By Brooke Hanson for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM — All the public school districts in the county are ...

PeaceHealth starting 20-year planning process

Meetings involve Lynden property, among others WHATCOM — This week, PeaceHealth starts meeting with leaders throughout Whatcom County to develop a 20-year master plan for its healthcare services, including ...