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Wednesday, Nov. 4 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda: Paula ...
Ruben Hernandez, left, is Rod Fadden’s replacement in Sumas as utilities superintendent. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Fadden ends 31 years in Sumas utilities roles

Ruben Hernandez, left, is Rod Fadden’s replacement in Sumas as utilities superintendent. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune) By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune SUMAS — Friday, Oct. 30, marked the ...

Kershner, Sidhu in virtual tie; charter changes mostly favored

WHATCOM ­— The District 2 County Council race between Kathy Kershner and Satpal Sidhu is a virtual toss-up through the first big count of votes. Just 14 votes separate the two, in Kershner’s favor, ...

Ecology director Bellon hears from dairy farmers

LYNDEN ­— Nearly 150 farmers, family members and farm business people packed Peoples Place at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds on Oct. 29 to meet with Washington State Department of Ecology director ...

Lynden Council in rift over fire chiefs’ pay

LYNDEN ­— Was it just some unintended mistakes all around, or was it intentional misconduct by City Administrator Mike Martin? The City Council struggled through four divided votes on Monday — with ...

Road to Artist Point now closed for the winter

MOUNT BAKER — After a recording-setting year and the longest season ever, State Route 542 between the Mount Baker Ski Area and Artist Point is now closed.   On Sunday, Nov. 1, Washington State Department ...

Audit finds gap in Lynden firefighter pay process

LYNDEN ­— The city has received a mild demerit in its latest financial review by the Washington State Auditor’s Office. The “management letter” Lynden received last week in one area is less of ...

District 2 candidates Kershner, Sidhu voice views

BELLINGHAM — Kathy Kershner and Satpal Sidhu, vying for a District 2 Whatcom County Council seat, were seldom in conflict as they laid out goals for county government at the League of Women Voters forum ...

John Crawford, Dean Whitney in fire district race

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM ­— Incumbent Dean Whitney and challenger John Crawford are bidding for the fire commissioner position of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue, also knows ...
The Sumas Port of Entry determined Wesley Kline, 25, to be a fugitive. (Courtesy photo)

Fugitive apprehended at Sumas Port of Entry

The Sumas Port of Entry determined Wesley Kline, 25, to be a fugitive. (Courtesy photo) SUMAS — A wanted man was apprehended in Sumas last week when he attempted to enter the country at the U.S. Port ...