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Two supervisors of conservation district to be chosen in 2014 elections

WHATCOM ­— Two positions are open in 2014 on the five-member Whatcom Conservation District board of supervisors. For one position, an election will be held on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the district ...

CBP ‘family’ definition now reflects same-sex couples status

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Dec. 13 sent to the Federal Register a Final Rule to broaden the definition of “members of a family residing in one household” to more accurately ...
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Friday snow started Christmas break early

LYNDEN — Even with the snowplows out on city streets early Friday, school was cancelled in town and across Whatcom County, starting the two-week Christmas break one day early. The snow started falling ...

Investor joins Homestead Golf Course

LYNDEN — Bill Robins purchased Homestead’s golf course, restaurant and fitness center in May 2010 and revived the entire operation. He figured he could stand to have a little help now, over three years ...

City budget picture improves

LYNDEN ­— The city’s budget situation is improving over the last few months heading into 2014, Mayor Scott Korthuis said Monday. Seven weeks ago, Korthuis had warned that an accumulation of bills ...
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Patriotic readings

Student winners in the Voice of Democracy patriotic essay contest of the Lynden Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter read their words and received awards on Friday evening. Pictured, clockwise from above, ...

30-year-old homicide case revisited

WHATCOM — On Dec. 15, 1983, Ferndale High School counselor Carol Greene attended a staff Christmas party, and then went with a fellow staff member to the Malibu Steak and Chowder House, located in Pioneer ...
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Flags from the past

A “27 Flags” presentation showing all the flags of American history was given at a Lynden Veterans of Foreign Wars student awards ceremony on Friday. This is the flag of 15 stars and 15 stripes about ...

Lynden Boy Scouts to pick up Christmas trees on Saturday, Jan. 4, offer drop-off

LYNDEN — The annual Christmas tree pickup service offered by the Lynden Boy Scout Troop 4028 will happen on Saturday, Jan. 4. Trees must be at curbside by 8 a.m. that day. You may also drop your tree ...

Tribune on early delivery, deadline schedule next two weeks

LYNDEN — Due to Christmas and New Year’s Day both falling on Wednesdays, the Lynden Tribune will move up its publication schedule to Tuesday for the next two weeks. The next issue of the Tribune will ...