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Whatcom eligible for windstorm recovery aid

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended federal disaster aid under the Public Assistance program to three additional Washington counties affected by the Aug. 29 severe ...

Retired Skagit judge appointed trustee

BELLINGHAM — Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed retired Superior Court Judge John M. Meyer of Mount Vernon to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. “John Meyer has served the state in many ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 11 • Many public offices, schools and businesses are closed for Veterans Day. • Tenmile Creek Clean Water Project, BelleWood Acres community room, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd., 6:30 p.m. • ...

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ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School presents “Legally Blonde the Musical” at 7 p.m. Nov. 12, 13 and 14 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the NVHS Performing Arts Center. $10 for adults, $6 for ...
The new Waples Mercantile Building interior accentuates the wood beams and reclaimed wood floor, as seen here looking down from the mezzanine into what will be Avenue Bread on the right and Village Books on the far left. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Waples Building close to opening

The new Waples Mercantile Building interior accentuates the wood beams and reclaimed wood floor, as seen here looking down from the mezzanine into what will be Avenue Bread on the right and Village Books ...

Sorting through election’s charter changes

WHATCOM — Voters may have seemed lukewarm, or deeply divided, on the competing proposals for change in the county’s election processes. But changes are now definitely afoot. By a mild average of just ...
The tree’s journey started in Alaska. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden Transport delivers nation’s Christmas tree

The tree’s journey started in Alaska. (Courtesy photo) SEATTLE — For more than 50 years, a tree has graced the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the holiday season. For the first time, that tree comes ...

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner WHATCOM ­— The jail sales tax idea has fallen behind in the latest Whatcom County vote counts, and Satpal Sidhu leads Kathy Kershner ...

Alcoa to scale back smelting, refinery work

FERNDALE — Alcoa announced on Monday that it will curtail its aluminum smelting and refinery operations at Ferndale’s Intalco Works and at its Wenatchee smelter before the end of 2015. The move is ...

New middle school design can be viewed Nov. 10

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— People are invited to see construction plans for the new Lynden Middle School ...