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$583,865 grant helps Whatcom CC train in healthcare field

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Community College has been awarded a $583,865 state grant to expand instructional programs to prepare students for emerging careers in the healthcare industry. The Hospital Employee ...

Industrial Credit Union offers free literacy program for students

  WHATCOM — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Industrial Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make ...

Ferndale invites all to see new Chamber, Visitor Center Thursday

FERNDALE — An open house for the relocated Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Visitors Information Center, now in the renovated Pioneer Pavilion Community Center, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 6, from ...

WECU named one of country’s healthiest for second straight year

WHATCOM — According to DepositAccounts’ 2015 version of its Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America, WECU makes the cut for the second straight year, one of only 66 to make a repeat appearance ...

Primary election ballots due Aug. 4; earlier better

WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelsten reminds voters that primary election ballots must be postmarked and returned no later than Tuesday, Aug. 4. The post office encourages mailing a ballot by Monday, ...

Contest invites original singer/songwriters

BELLINGHAM — Anyone talented enough to both write and sing their original compositions is invited to enter a singer/songwriter competition that offers prizes worth more than $2,000. Participants will ...

Bellingham inn appoints four

BELLINGHAM ­— Lisa Berg, a lifelong Lynden resident, has been appointed sales manager at the renovated Best Western PLUS Lakeway Inn and Conference Center. Also, Brian Smith will head up catering sales, ...

Calendar

ONGOING War photos The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts the photography of Reece Lodder, USMC combat correspondent from Everson. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30 and provides a view into the lives of soldiers ...

Meetings

Wednesday, July 29 • Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee, Civic Center Annex Garden Room, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 3 p.m. • Lynden City Council, special meeting as ...
Finishing touches in progress are concrete crosswalks and striping. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

The remaking of Front Street downtown

LYNDEN — The final major street closure as part of the city’s Front and Fifth streets project wraps up Thursday. The three-day, two-block closure is allowing construction crews to install concrete ...