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Planning Commission looks at home business rules

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 24, to discuss new occupancy permit rules for businesses located within residential zones. The new language added ...

City officials: Variety of ways used to give emergency notice

LYNDEN — City officials say they use various methods of notification to the public in an emergency event. The issue arises from a natural gas line rupture on Main Street Oct. 11 during which no one was ...

Bridge girders coming to Main St. project today may cause delays

LYNDEN ­— The arrival of bridge girders for the Main Street bridge project today, Oct. 23, will cause intermittent traffic delays in the vicinity of Main and Sixth streets, Lynden Public Works reports. ...

Beware two-hour lane closure at Portal Way today

WHATCOM — The westbound lane of Birch Bay-Lynden Road at Portal Way will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. This closure applies to all traffic except emergency. A detour ...

Hawley, 18-year incumbent, faces Dean Berkeley for North Whatcom commissioner

CLARIFICATION   An article on incumbent Fire District 21 commissioner Roger Hawley was printed in the Oct. 2 Firefighters section of the Lynden Tribune. It is posted below. WHATCOM — One local fire ...

Fire commission challenger fires off at current practices

WHATCOM ­— Dean Berkeley doesn’t accept what current leaders of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue say about finances, volunteer firefighting, and the future of the fire district. So he’s running for ...

In the Military

Army Reserve Pvt. Lukas C. Evans has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, ...

Lynden hosts massive packing of orphans’ meals this Saturday

LYNDEN — The orphan ministry Hope 1.27 is hosting a Food For Orphans food packing event on Saturday, Oct. 26. It will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the DeYoung and Roosma Construction warehouse behind ...

‘Heal Without Cure’ session in Lynden Nov. 7

WHATCOM — Western Washington University’s RN to BSN nursing program is partnering with Whatcom County health care organizations to form the Palliative Care Initiative, with free events upcoming on ...

Symposium looks at climate change for food industry

BELLINGHAM ­— A (day-long) climate change symposium comes to the St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, on Thursday, Oct. 31. This symposium will examine how climate ...