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Candidate filing this week by a variety of means

It’s mostly a state and federal election, not local WHATCOM — This week is candidate filing week in Washington State. County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said candidates are encouraged to visit the website ...

State’s Presidential Primary ballots due in on Tuesday

WHATCOM — Next Tuesday, May 24, is the last day Presidential Primary Election ballots must be postmarked or deposited in one of 14 ballot drop boxes in order to be valid, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein ...

SPI candidates to be at Bellingham forum

BELLINGHAM — Area residents have a chance to hear from candidates seeking the state Superintendent of Public Instruction post at a 6:30 p.m. forum on Wednesday, May 25, at Bellingham High School, 2020 ...

Intalco pays $1,000 Ecology penalty on water permit

OLYMPIA — The Ferndale plant of Intalco Aluminum Corp. on Nov. 16, 2015 exceeded its water quality permit limits for total suspended solids discharged. That resulted in a $1,000 penalty from the Washington ...

Fair offers discounted tickets for a single day

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair and Woods Coffee are again partnering to offer the fair’s largest discounts of the year on admission tickets and carnival ride passes. Special prices will be ...

Evening work on Lummi ferry dock

GOOSEBERRY POINT — Lummi Island ferry service will be shut down two evenings this weekend, May 21-22, for dock improvements on the island side, Whatcom County Public Works says. Maintenance crews need ...

Meetings

Wednesday, May 18 • Lynden Design Review Board, second floor conference room, City Hall Annex, 305 Fourth St., 5 p.m. Public comment will be taken on proposed construction of two four-unit, 5,944-square-foot ...

Calendar

ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., Everson, presents “Stealing Home” May 19, 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. and May 22 at 2 p.m. ‘Oliver’ musical The award-winning musical ...
Jim and Denyce Jennings, third and fourth from right, sit among new-found friends in Lynden. A brief anonymous encounter with the other couples two years ago set the Jennings on a course to Lynden. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Crossing paths from Duluth to Lynden

Jim and Denyce Jennings, third and fourth from right, sit among new-found friends in Lynden. A brief anonymous encounter with the other couples two years ago set the Jennings on a course to Lynden. (Calvin ...

Trump security costs may total $250,000

But mutual-aid means agencies contribute to help each other LYNDEN ­— The total security costs of having Donald Trump here May 7 could be around $250,000, Lynden Police assistant chief John Billester ...