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Voters retain Sidhu, defeat jail

WHATCOM ­— The jail sales tax idea has failed, and Satpal Sidhu will keep his District 2 County Council seat against Kathy Kershner’s challenge. Those are definite results of the Nov. 3 general election, ...

Pipeline proposed for north of Lynden

LYNDEN — A proposed new natural gas pipeline could run just north of Lynden, on its way from Sumas to Vancouver Island, B.C. Williams, an Oklahoma-based company that owns the Northwest Pipeline that ...
A new border crossing station opened on Monday for Aldergrove, British Columbia, requiring the finishing touches on a new routing and stretch of State Highway 539 (Guide Meridian Road) in the United States. Near the Lynden-Aldergrove border crossing, lanes now widen just north of H Street Road and curve east around the Duty Free shop instead of the traditional routing west of Duty Free. The truck lanes will remain closed until Nov. 22. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

New lanes to Canada

A new border crossing station opened on Monday for Aldergrove, British Columbia, requiring the finishing touches on a new routing and stretch of State Highway 539 (Guide Meridian Road) in the United States. ...
An oil tanker train stopped in Nooksack creates a reflection in pools of water from rain that fell last week. This week is bringing the first frost of the season. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

By way of Nooksack

An oil tanker train stopped in Nooksack creates a reflection in pools of water from rain that fell last week. This week is bringing the first frost of the season. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Operation Christmas Child dropoff sites open here

WHATCOM — This month, multiple locations in the area will serve as collection sites for Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual Samaritan’s Purse ...

BelleWood special events planned

LYNDEN ­— These are upcoming holiday season events at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and both breakfast and lunch are served in the Country Cafe. • Nov. ...

Lynden’s Faber Construction opens King County office

LYNDEN — Faber Construction has opened a King County office to expand its presence in the Seattle area. The Lynden-based company was founded in 1987 and maintains its headquarters on East Grover Street. With ...

Abortion survivor to speak Tuesday

LAUREL — Full of joy, hope and passion in defense of the unborn, Gianna Jessen will speak at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, followed by a meet-and-greet opportunity, at Meridian High School. The free ...

Gingerbread contest part of port holiday fest

BELLINGHAM — The Port of Bellingham’s Holiday Port Festival will be Dec. 4-6, and a gingerbread contest open to the public is part of it. The deadline to turn in an entry form is Wednesday, Nov. 25, ...

Studded tires now allowed

OLYMPIA — With winter on its way, now’s the time to be sure you and your vehicle are prepared for snow and ice. The keys to a safe, stress-free winter-driving season are: slow down, ensure you’re ...