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County cities project growth to 2036

WHATCOM — Six years ago, local cities tussled with the county over their plans for growth. This time around, it’s been a relatively quiet process – in part because not much growth is asked for. Whatcom ...

Couple dies from generator fumes during storm

WHATCOM ­— A Central Road couple died apparently from fumes from a generator engine that had been running after the recent power outage, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office has determined. Authorities ...

Ex-Lynden cop sentenced to nine months in ‘sexting’ case

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com   BELLINGHAM ­— Former Lynden police officer Donald Glunt was sentenced on Sept. 1 to ...

Sheriff’s office: Central Road couple died from generator fumes

  WHATCOM ­— A Central Road couple died apparently from fumes from a generator engine that had been running after the recent power outage, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office has determined.   Authorities ...

Be informed about carbon monoxide

What is carbon monoxide?   Carbon monoxide, or “CO,” is an odorless, colorless gas that can kill you. Where is CO found?   CO is found in fumes produced any time you burn fuel in cars or trucks, ...

Rainfall eases unincorporated areas’ burn ban

Open burning never allowed in cities, vicinities   WHATCOM — Due to an increase in fuel moisture levels from recent rain, the county fire marshal’s office lifted its ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated ...

One-third of toddlers not fully vaccinated

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM — Almost one-third of toddlers in Washington state ages 19 to 35 didn’t get all their vaccinations on time in ...

The making of Nooksack facilities

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley Middle School principal Joel VanderYacht has been having plenty of fun this summer thinking about a new middle school. And he hasn’t even started in on the joy of moving into ...

Lynde 500 returns for Monday run

LYNDEN — The Lynde 500 pushkart derby makes its annual return to the downtown streets on Labor Day. The high-energy fundraiser for the Lynden Pioneer Museum starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 7, with ...

50 “Greatest Generation” veterans honored

On Aug. 17 a picnic event at Lairmont Manor of Bellingham honored 50 “Greatest Generation” veterans. Many of these veterans also spoke at a microphone of their World War II experiences. (Courtesy photo/Gene ...