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‘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, ...

Learn about septic inspection at Feb. 12 event

  WHATCOM — The county puts on its next free septic inspection workshop on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ferndale Whatcom Educational Credit Union building, 5659 Pacific Highway, Ferndale. ...

Dept. of Ecology fines Lynden-based firm for spill

  SEATTLE — The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Lynden-based Alaskan Leader Fisheries LLC $11,000 for a 2013 oil spill into Elliott Bay from one of its fishing vessels.   The Bristol ...