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Sara Whitehead is getting more into promoting and marketing the Bee in Bloom honey and lavender farm she and husband Brent run. (Courtesy photo)

Lavender vendor one new addition to this year’s Craft and Antique Show

Sara Whitehead is getting more into promoting and marketing the Bee in Bloom honey and lavender farm she and husband Brent run. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN ­— Bee in Bloom, a husband-wife team growing lavender ...

New event Nov. 6 benefits Cascade Connections

BELLINGHAM ­— Cascade Connections (formerly Cascade Christian Services) holds its first Hamster’s Ball, a fundraising evening, on Friday, Nov. 6, at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. The event, starting ...

100 will ‘simulate’ poverty on Nov. 1

BELLINGHAM ­— Sunday, Nov. 1, will bring a Poverty Simulation Event, billed as an “eye-opening experience.” Approximately 100 people will experience the reality of poverty in a unique simulation, ...

Free Washington Parks days in 2016 announced

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces Friday, Jan. 1, as the first of 12 “free days” in 2016 when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit ...

Two sessions can help you sort out health insurance

BELLINGHAM — Do you have questions about enrolling in Medicare or choosing the right health insurance? Two upcoming classes offered by Whatcom Community College’s Community and Continuing Education ...

Local sessions help veterans access benefits

WHATCOM — Veterans benefits will be presented for free by the Veteran Navigator Program at two locations in the next three weeks. If you served in the U.S. military and would like to get help accessing ...

Low-income can get home energy assistance

BELLINGHAM — The Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance program will begin scheduling appointments for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 14 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex ...

Everson police officer Rob Waldo retires after 35 years

Rob Waldo with current Everson police chief Dan MacPhee. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune EVERSON ­— On Oct. 2, Everson City Hall was full of area residents stopping ...
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Music Festival in full swing

Lynden Middle School band students joined with the Borealis Brass quartet (in blue, behind) to play a Handel tune at the opening ceremonies of the Lynden Music Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in Dutch ...