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Homeschoolers hone their public speaking here

  LYNDEN ­— The crosswalk at 11th and Grover streets was a busy spot last week Thursday through Saturday, with dozens of smartly dressed young folks making their way between the Bethel and First ...
A power pole on Hannegan Road was sheared by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning, causing an overnight power blip affecting much of north Whatcom County. Nearby Meridian Middle School was closed for the day due to lack of power. Crews were working for Puget Sound Energy at the site Wednesday to get power restored by afternoon. Hannegan traffic was kept flowing as normal. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sheared telephone pole causes power blip

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Court docket

  Lynden Municipal Court was held Jan. 21, 2015, and the following people were found guilty:   Rose De Lima Carrazco, 53, of Lynden, allowing an unauthorized person to drive. Fined $250.   Terry ...

Everett leaving Meridian High

Principal has taken job at Squalicum; search process already underway LAUREL — Meridian High School Principal James Everett announced on Monday that he has accepted the position of principal at Squalicum ...
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 ...

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 ...