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Wednesday, July 8 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will have a strategic conversation about budget. • Lynden ...

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ONGOING Lynden’s Got Talent The second annual Lynden’s Got Talent, a solo/group vocal competition for those age 25 and younger, is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, in downtown Lynden during ...

Partnerships fuel new Adult Day Center

Mt. Baker Rotary presented a check to Anita Tallman, executive director of the Christian Health Care Center, right, and Mary Lynne Palmer, left, the program development coordinator of the new Northwest ...

Funding will finish Riverview Road

LYNDEN — It has taken years of searching, but the City of Lynden finally has the financing lined up to complete Riverview Road from Hannegan Road to Seventh Street. As part of the state’s capital budget ...

State funding Bender Field upgrade voters fell short on

A watering gun keeps grass growing on the soccer fields of the 56-acre Bender complex just south of where the new parking lot and restroom facility will get built with state funding. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden ...
New asphalt surface was being laid on part of Fifth Street Monday by a Whatcom Builders crew, and it continued to Front Street on Tuesday. The goal is to have reconstruction work at the intersection completed in time for the July 17-18 Northwest Raspberry Festival. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Downtown work stretches beyond Front

New asphalt surface was being laid on part of Fifth Street Monday by a Whatcom Builders crew, and it continued to Front Street on Tuesday. The goal is to have reconstruction work at the intersection completed ...

City rules limit watering to three days

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 ...

Planning Commission recommends denial of all Vandenberg appeals in west Lynden

LYNDEN — After three days of hearings, comment and deliberations, the Lynden Planning Commission recommended denial of all the appeals brought forth by Dick Vandenberg regarding the West Main Street ...

County, state ban outdoor fires as dry conditions continue statewide

WHATCOM — All outdoor burning was prohibited on Monday, as the county continued to toast in high temperatures and without rain. The ban imposed by the fire marshal’s office includes yard debris fires, ...
From left, Amanda Howe, Nicole Buell and Lydia Johnson will represent the Washington state dairy industry for Dairy Farmers of Washington over the next year. Janis DeJager of Everson has ended her term in the Dairy Ambassador role. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden’s Amanda Howe is state dairy ambassador alternate

From left, Amanda Howe, Nicole Buell and Lydia Johnson will represent the Washington state dairy industry for Dairy Farmers of Washington over the next year. Janis DeJager of Everson has ended her term ...