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Port plans sailing center near Bellingham park

BELLINGHAM — The Port of Bellingham has reached an agreement with the Bellingham International Sailing Center to locate a community sailing center on port property when fundraising efforts prove successful. The ...

Meetings

Thursday, Dec. 3 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 • Lynden City Council Wage Committee, ...

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ONGOING Youth theater The BAAY Theatre presents “Legally Blonde the Musical” Dec. 4-13 in Bellingham. Details: www.baay.org. Health help The Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement is sponsoring ...
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January Series presentations come to Lynden church

David Brooks LYNDEN ­— The January Series of lectures and artistic performance is streamed live again from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to a local site. Fifteen 9:30 a.m. weekday presentations, ...
Task force members heard Monday about Whatcom County’s detox and crisis triage services. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Task force busy on bigger jail issues

Task force members heard Monday about Whatcom County’s detox and crisis triage services. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) BELLINGHAM ­— On Nov. 2, the 20-member Incarceration Prevention and Reduction ...

Nooksack school excels in helping low-income kids

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com NOOKSACK ­— Nooksack Elementary School is receiving recognition ...
This year’s community Christmas tree at the corner of Front and Fourth streets will be lit prior to the parade at 5 p.m. on Saturday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Lighted parade caps weekend

This year’s community Christmas tree at the corner of Front and Fourth streets will be lit prior to the parade at 5 p.m. on Saturday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — The popular Lighted Christmas ...

Official notice: 465 jobs to end at Ferndale Intalco

WHATCOM ­— Alcoa Intalco Works gave notice last week of its intended layoff of 465 workers from the Ferndale plant, starting Jan. 18, 2016. Alcoa lists the layoffs as temporary, but low prices in the ...
A benefit for the family of Melanie Sexton was held Saturday evening at the Lynden Skateway roller rink, with shirts and decor featuring lots of pink. The former assistant manager lost her battle to breast cancer on Nov. 7. Above, Melanie Marcos and Emilie Regan of a Bellingham roller derby team that practices in the Lynden rink check out the silent auction table items. Left, friends Kaitlyn Storgaard and Eden Bernardy, whose families know the Sextons through Irene Reither Elementary School, take a break. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden skating rink helps family of assistant manager

A benefit for the family of Melanie Sexton was held Saturday evening at the Lynden Skateway roller rink, with shirts and decor featuring lots of pink. The former assistant manager lost her battle to breast ...
Polly Moore stands in front of a tree strung with all the cards she received. (Courtesy photo)

Polly Moore at home, thankful for community support

Polly Moore stands in front of a tree strung with all the cards she received. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN ­— Polly Moore is grateful for all the support she has felt from the community since her spring ...