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91 years old and ready to fall

A Tiger Construction excavator demolishes the Old Main building on the Meridian High School campus Monday morning. The demolition of the well worn Meridian landmark, built in 1922, is a step in the ongoing ...

Memorial Day services Monday

WHATCOM — Memorial Day services and related events are planned Monday, May 27, at local cemeteries, as follows:   FOUR CEMETERIES American Legion Post 212 of Sumas and its auxiliary again conduct ...

Louws works details to try to keep EMS program intact

WHATCOM ­— County Executive Jack Louws continues to work on financial and contractual details of an overall agreement to preserve unified emergency medical response in Whatcom County. Louws spoke May ...

Extra filing period May 28-30 for still unfilled positions

WHATCOM — When public offices do not receive any candidate filings during regular filing week, state law requires a special additional three-day filing period be held, said County Auditor Debbie Adelstein. ...

Ads will promote best parade photos

LYNDEN ­— Help support the agricultural heritage of Whatcom County by participating in the Lynden Tribune’s Farmers Day Parade Family Photo Contest. The parade is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 1, down ...

Five roads to get asphalt this week

WHATCOM ­— The county has scheduled these roads for contracted asphalt paving this week, through Friday, May 24: West Wiser Lake, Northwest, King Tut, West Hemmi and West Laurel. Work will be from 7 ...

Border Patrol report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Circling around roundabouts

LYNDEN — To say that in 2009 Whatcom County residents were skeptical of roundabouts puts it mildly. Some folks were downright terrified of navigating a circular traffic set-up, complete with acceleration, ...

No disenrollment from Nooksack tribe — for now

DEMING ­— Fifty people hoping to keep membership in the Nooksack Tribe waited outside Tribal Court for 90 minutes Thursday while their dispute was presented before Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis. Four uniformed ...

Popular Mt. Baker access route closed off

GLACIER — Without funding there’s no way of telling when the now-closed Glacier Creek Road — the only access to Heliotrope Ridge and the main Mt. Baker climbing route — can get repaired and reopened, ...