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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…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...
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

WHATCOM ­— Power was expected to be fully restored in the county by midnight Tuesday from the windstorm that clobbered the region Saturday. Puget Sound Energy crews again worked overnight from Monday ...

Foothills gets a farmers market

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM ­— A multi-farm mobile farmers market is operating on Saturdays this summer in the foothills area. It will continue through Oct. 31. The Twin Sisters ...

Two new schools may be built simultaneously

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — The design phase has started for the new Lynden Middle School and it is almost underway for Fisher ...
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Spoiled food in windstorm’s wake

All power may not be back until Wednesday   WHATCOM ­— Thousands remained without power Monday from Saturday’s windstorm, and grocery stores and families dealt with food spoilage from too many ...