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Blood reserves running low

SEATTLE — Bloodworks Northwest (formerly named the Puget Sound Blood Center) issued an urgent appeal for donors on June 25. Blood collections began to dip sharply as a result of the increasing heat wave ...

20 women each get $1,000 for higher education

WHATCOM — Whatcom Women in Business will give out $1,000 scholarships to 20 women to either begin college-level education or continue it. These are the recipients: Cheyanne Bennett, Kylee Bott, Bernadette ...

District-only voting rally set for July 7

BELLINGHAM — A rally in support of district-only voting for the Whatcom County Council will be held at the County Courthouse at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7. DOVE (District Only Voting is for Everyone ...
Nicholas and Peter Orlando work the Discount Fireworks stand on Guide Meridian Road near Safeway on Tuesday along with Victoria Mulholland and Skyler Hamilton to raise money for a church camp trip to Portland through City Bible Church. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Fireworks continue, despite dry weather

Nicholas and Peter Orlando work the Discount Fireworks stand on Guide Meridian Road near Safeway on Tuesday along with Victoria Mulholland and Skyler Hamilton to raise money for a church camp trip to Portland ...

Hot weather record-setting in June

LYNDEN — Depending on whom you want to believe, the temperature this Fourth of July and beyond could easily top 90 degrees. And whether you go with the National Weather Service’s conservative forecast ...

Pair face charges of attempted murder

WHATCOM ­— Two are behind bars and awaiting court proceedings for attempted first-degree murder following the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, June ...
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Berry harvest moving quickly

The Whatcom County raspberry harvest is seeing one of its earliest starts ever, as some farms got going June 20. Above, units of I Q Berry Farms of Lynden gather for transfer of barrels on Halverstick ...

City rules limit each house to three days of watering a week

LYNDEN — For those not sitting around in the evenings reading the Lynden Municipal Code — specifically section 13.04.300 — city officials want to remind citizens that rules do stipulate only three ...

Everson man, 75, shot, injured; two, ages 23 and 26, in jail for attempted murder

  WHATCOM ­— Two have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reports.   Esmeralda ...

Fun-filled slate for 24th annual Community Days

SUMAS — For this northernmost town, the last Saturday in June always means one thing: Sumas Community Days.   The annual event, which began in 1991 to celebrate Sumas’ centennial anniversary, ...