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Wedding Tour upcoming

WHATCOM — The first Whatcom Wedding Tour takes place on Sunday, Oct. 18. Seven of the eight venues on the tour — including the Ferndale Events Center, Fox Hall at Hampton Inn, Hotel Bellwether, Shuksan ...

Lummi Island ferry rates rise

GOOSEBERRY POINT — Lummi Island ferry rates changed on Oct. 4, and the new punch cards are now available for purchase on the Whatcom Chief ferry. The punch cards are also available for purchase at Whatcom ...

Two Bellingham historical sites to be open Sunday afternoons

BELLINGHAM ­— Starting in November, the restored 1858 brick building at 1308 E St. will have open house every second Sunday of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. Members of the Whatcom County Historical Society ...

Skagit Bank announces new president

BURLINGTON — Following an extensive six-month senior executive search, Skagit Bank has announced the hiring of Ken Johnson as president and chief operating officer. Johnson began his new role on Sept. ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 7 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, ...
Four kids safely emerge from the potentially confusing hay maze set up in the Fairway Center parking lot as part of Harvest  Festival Saturday. From left are Gage Bedlington, Kodi King, Colton Timmer and Gordy Bedlington. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Forging a way in fall

Four kids safely emerge from the potentially confusing hay maze set up in the Fairway Center parking lot as part of Harvest  Festival Saturday. From left are Gage Bedlington, Kodi King, Colton Timmer ...

City pay raises for all?

LYNDEN ­— Elected city leaders are getting pay raises and most department heads will see small increases, with a few exceptions. The Lynden City Council on Monday passed two salary-setting ordinances. ...

Lynden Door plans new ‘technic center’

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — Lynden Door Inc. has created an organization called the Technic Training Center to ...
As crews worked last week on the demolition of 401 Front St. they had to ensure the wall connecting the 106-year-old building to a neighboring restaurant remained supported. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Removal without destruction

As crews worked last week on the demolition of 401 Front St. they had to ensure the wall connecting the 106-year-old building to a neighboring restaurant remained supported. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)
The Cloud Mountain Fruit Festival includes plenty of pumpkins and over 200 varities of appples, pears, kiwis, grapes and more. (Courtesy photo)

Cloud Mountain Fruit Festival this weekend

  The Cloud Mountain Fruit Festival includes plenty of pumpkins and over 200 varities of appples, pears, kiwis, grapes and more. (Courtesy photo) EVERSON — The 26th annual Fruit Festival at Cloud ...