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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 ...

Meridian schools again hosting Rachel’s Challenge

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM — Rachel’s Challenge, a presentation inspired by Columbine High School shooting victim ...

Lynden man dies in crash off No. Cascades Highway west of Winthrop

WENATCHEE — A Lynden man died Tuesday, Aug. 25, on State Route 20 in Okanogan County in a single-car crash attributed to overspeeding. Sahir F. Logoavalos, 22, was westbound on the North Cascades Highway ...

State toxicologist to recap stream testing results

WHATCOM — At the Sept. 9 meeting of the Tenmile Creek Clean Water Project, Washington State Department of Agriculture toxicologist George Tuttle will discuss preliminary results of an ongoing pesticide ...

Bicyclist’s condition upgraded to serious

WHATCOM ­— The condition of a bicyclist injured in an Aug. 18 collision with a vehicle on East Smith Road has been upgraded to serious. Sylvia I. Woodbury, 69, of Everson, is no longer rated as critical, ...

Beware of county road projects

WHATCOM ­— County Public Works reminds the public of these road closures or traffic limitations due to construction activity: • Portal Way is closed to all traffic at the Dakota Creek bridge south ...

Lummi totem raises opposition to fossil fuel ports

LUMMI — A totem bearing a political message was on the move Aug. 21-31. The journey led by Lummi Nation master carver Jewell James was in opposition to coal and oil ports proposed in the Northwest. The ...

Meetings

Thursday, Sept. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Jack G. Martin Public Safety Building/Lynden Police Station, 203 19th St., 4 p.m. • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...

Correction

The kindergarten teacher of Paul Bootsma in California was Jan Vandenberg. Her name was in error in a photo cutline in the Aug. 26 Tribune.
Saturday’s windstorm blew down a Front Street pin oak tree in front of First Christian Reformed Church. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Post-storm, power mostly restored

Saturday’s windstorm blew down a Front Street pin oak tree in front of First Christian Reformed Church. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) WHATCOM ­— Power was expected to be fully restored in the county ...