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Members of North County Christ the King’s The Refinery discipleship program worked on the Bridges of Hope transformational home for a couple of days during the kids’ spring break last week, painting the house and making some other general improvements on the grounds. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Building a home for transformation

Church group joins Bridges of Hope residents in spring improvement project By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — Residents ...

Spotted owl status in review

Environmental group wants change from ‘threatened’ to more restrictive ‘endangered’   PORTLAND — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is starting an evaluation of the status of the northern ...

Community Snowpack officially 22 percent of norm

Local impacts upon summer streamflow remain to be seen By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM — What’s been obvious for months is becoming ...

Helping Hand grants now available for park, trail improvement

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Foundation announces its 2015 Helping Hand grant program for groups and organizations working on projects to improve their parks and trails.   Grants ...

Canadians do 80 percent of local border crossings

WHATCOM — A sharp contrast in the number of Canadians versus Americans crossing the five Whatcom County points of entry between the two countries is driven largely by the purpose of their international ...

City chooses Dawson to redo Fifth Street section

LYNDEN — The city, hoping to complete its Fifth Street rebuild in August, took a major step toward that effort during Monday’s City Council meeting by selecting the firm to do the work.   The project ...

Ericksen says no-new-taxes budget can work

  OLYMPIA — State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, says the Senate’s budget version shows the state’s most fundamental needs can be met without raising taxes — fully funding K-12 education, ...

Lynden home prices rise as inventory remains tight

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County housing market experienced solid increases in median sales prices and number of homes sold in the first quarter of this year, with other data indicating an edge to sellers ...

Agreement reached on Bellingham waterfront

  BELLINGHAM — The Port of Bellingham has reached a milestone agreement with Ireland-based Harcourt Developments to develop a new commercial and residential area on 19 acres of Bellingham’s downtown ...

Taiwanese men arrested for smuggling

BLAINE — Two men were arrested on suspicion of attempting to smuggle ecstasy into the United States east of Blaine, according to a report from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency.   The ...