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Stuffing full a ministry for kids

LYNDEN — Helping others can be a powerful feeling and Bellingham resident Lisa Stewart takes that to heart. Stewart is the founder of a local nonprofit, Gifts for the Heart International, which focuses ...

Highway to Artist Point now open

MOUNT BAKER – Ahead of what promises to be a busy weekend on Mount Baker, the last 2.7 miles of scenic Mount Baker Highway was cleared of snow and opened on Monday morning, giving vehicles access to ...

Two Lynden-based reps differ in vote

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Legislature found a compromise over the weekend, allowing Gov. Jay Inslee to sign a $33.6 billion two-year budget on Sunday, averting any type of state government shutdown. ...

County installing freeze indicators on roads

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works Department’s Rural Road Safety Program’s first phase includes guardrail and freeze indicator installation through July 12 at locations throughout north Whatcom ...

Armed robbery loots medical marijuana residence in Lynden

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — Lynden Police are investigating a break-in and theft of marijuana that occurred last month. Masked thieves, armed with shotguns, forced their way into a Lynden residence at ...

Lynden earns 10th place in article ranking top family-friendly Washington towns

LYNDEN — Sometimes it’s nice to get some recognition. Lynden earned some from NerdWallet.com, in a June 24 article listing “The Best Towns in Washington for Raising Kids.” “With safe, metropolitan ...

Fair looking for volunteers

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair needs at least 250 volunteers for the Aug. 12 through 17 event. Maryjo Turnbull, facilities coordinator, said the biggest need is in the Care Committee, but volunteers ...

Tribune ‘Berry’ Best Raspberry Dessert Contest recipe deadline this Friday

LYNDEN — Don’t miss your chance to enter the Lynden Tribune’s “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest. To be eligible for the contest, email mitze@lyndentribune.com ...

Tea Party plans candidate forums on July 17, 24

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Tea Party will host two free Wednesday “Meet the Candidate” town hall forums in July. The first forum is set for July 17 at Ferndale High School. The second will be on July ...

Workshops set on doing end-of-life choices planning

WHATCOM — Three community workshops are scheduled in July by the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement for sharing information about advance care planning. Participants will learn: why advance care ...