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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. ...

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

By Brooke Hanson for the Lynden Tribune    WHATCOM — School levies paying for key pieces of what local public schools offer will appear on special election ballots that need to be returned by Tuesday, ...
American Legion national commander Dale Barnett, center, visited Whatcom County on Dec. 21. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Legion national commander visits Whatcom

WHATCOM — Dale Barnett, national commander of the American Legion, visited Bellingham’s American Legion Post 7 on Monday, Dec. 21, touring the post and hosting a roundtable with Legion members before ...

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 ...