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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, ...

Calendar

ONGOING January Series Lectures are streamed live from Calvin College to the basement of Third Christian Reformed Church (enter off Sixth Street at Liberty) at 9:30 a.m. each weekday Jan. 6-26. Admission ...
The opening of the new water treatment plant in Lynden was an example of a civic project aimed at serving residents for generations to come. (File photo/Lynden Tribune)

Tribune’s year in review: A look back at 2015

The opening of the new water treatment plant in Lynden was an example of a civic project aimed at serving residents for generations to come. (File photo/Lynden Tribune) JANUARY 7 — Nooksack Valley prepares ...

Top local stories of 2015

PHOTO OF THE YEAR: From sudden events to annual experiences, 2015 brought plenty in the way of photos. The Tribune selected Calvin Bratt’s photo from Saturday, Aug. 29, as Photo of the Year for the ...