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American Legion national commander Dale Barnett, center, visited Whatcom County on Dec. 21. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Legion national commander visits Whatcom

American Legion national commander Dale Barnett, center, visited Whatcom County on Dec. 21. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune) WHATCOM — Dale Barnett, national commander of the American Legion, visited ...

Goods in Lynden burglaries found; suspect arrested

LYNDEN — Police have arrested a man as a suspect in several recent burglaries, and assistant chief John Billester urges people to be vigilant about suspicious circumstances especially in this holiday ...

Blaine woman dies in collision with WSP car on Interstate 5

WHATCOM ­— A 72-year-old Blaine woman died at the scene where she crashed her car into a Washington State Patrol car on the shoulder of northbound Interstate 5 about 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 19. Sandra Clifford ...

Lynden Kiwanis Hearts, Wine & Chocolate event at BelleWood Feb. 13

WHATCOM — The Lynden Noon Kiwanis Club holds its fourth annual children’s benefit with tasting of wines, craft brew, chocolate and cheeses as a Valentines celebration on Saturday, Feb. 13. The social ...

Record kept open on planning, UGA boundaries for county in 2016

WHATCOM ­— The county is in its required periodic update of its Comprehensive Plan and accompanying Urban Growth Area (UGA) review, both required by the state Growth Management Act. This task must be ...

Position open on conservation district board

WHATCOM — Candidates may file up until 4 p.m. Jan. 29 for an open supervisor position with the Whatcom Conservation District. Supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation setting policy ...

Peoples Bank adds Mobile Cash from smartphone

WHATCOM — Peoples Bank says it is the first bank in Washington state to introduce “mobile cash.” Customers can now easily withdraw cash from a Peoples Bank ATM using their smartphone. Pew Research ...

Blueberry event in Ellensburg

ELLENSBURG ­— Many aspects of horticultural management will be covered in a Jan. 12, 2016 Washington Highbush Blueberry Workshop in Central Washington University’s Sue Lombard Hall, just off East ...

Tesoro helps in salmon habitat

WHATCOM — The Tesoro Foundation has given $10,000 to the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association to support community work parties doing habitat restoration in the county. Tesoro runs an Anacortes oil ...

Meetings

Monday, Jan. 4 • Lynden City Council, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Council also sits as the Lynden Transportation Benefit District board of directors. • Nooksack City Council, City Hall, ...