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Local students on Oregon State University honor roll

CORVALLIS — The following students from Whatcom County made the scholastic honor roll during fall term at Oregon State University: From Acme: Aysha Schwinden, sophomore, majoring in kinesiology, 3.5 ...

Tourism expert Roger Brooks in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM ­— Roger Brooks, renowned tourism/community development expert, was in Whatcom County with his team in 2015 to do a community tourism assessment. Brooks returns for a follow-up conversation ...

Swearing-in of county officials on Monday

BELLINGHAM — The oath of office will be administered on Monday, Jan. 11, to all Whatcom County officials elected in 2015 to new terms of office. The swearing-in will begin at 12:15 p.m. in the County ...

Schools chief candidate to be in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON ­— Erin Jones, a candidate for the open Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction position, will host a meet-and-greet from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at the Tulip Valley Vineyard ...

Calendar

ONGOING GriefShare videos A 13-week GriefShare video series started Jan. 4 at Sonlight church, 8800 Bender Rd., Lynden, and continues on Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Details: Jan, 354-1135 after 4:30 p.m. January ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 6 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...

Bobcat found, shot near Everson

Todd Bengen, of Pasco, shot a bobcat on Christmas morning from his in-laws’ property off Mack Road, south of Everson. “We woke up in the morning and there was a bobcat outside the split-rail fence ...

Embracing the mountain

Snowshoers, skiers, snowboarders and sledders flocked to Mount Baker over the holidays with the mountain boasting ample snow, a far cry from the winter experience a year ago. In this photo, a group of ...

Celebrating Lynden’s 125th; Chamber planning record-breaking sundae

LYNDEN ­— The city turns 125 years old in 2016, and organizers say they are planning a celebration reflecting the heritage of Lynden across the years. The official birthday date, Lynden Day, is March ...
Art class is just one area that depends upon levy funding, as do almost all aspects of Lynden High School education, said principal Ian Freeman. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Public schools ask for levy renewals on Feb. 9

Art class is just one area that depends upon levy funding, as do almost all aspects of Lynden High School education, said principal Ian Freeman. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) By Brooke Hanson for the ...