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Death at Lummi Island ferry dock determined to be a suicide

LUMMI ­— The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department reports a death investigation at the Lummi Island ferry dock on Gooseberry Point. According to Undersheriff Jeff Parks, the department was notified ...

Buying fireworks online illegal in Washington state

OLYMPIA — Purchasing fireworks online is illegal here, state Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds Washingtonians before the Fourth of July. In Washington State, fireworks must be purchased from a licensed ...

Permaculture is concept of Laurel Road farm tour

BELLINGHAM — A free tour will be given at Inspiration Farm, 619 E. Laurel Rd., at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 26. Learn about how nurturing natural systems provides humans and animals with food and medicine. ...
Shannon Stocker, whose daughter Elena is a student at Windward High School, lights the candles of a Bellingham group that came to share in the candlelight memorial gathering in Ferndale Saturday evening. From left are Rebecca Kost, Chris Miller, Karin Peterson and Ruby Peterson. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Community mourns death of two students

Driver William J. Klein was found asleep in his vehicle an hour after crash Shannon Stocker, whose daughter Elena is a student at Windward High School, lights the candles of a Bellingham group that came ...

Overflow taphouse coming to Waples Building this fall

Three entrepreneurs join forces in love of craft beer LYNDEN — Over a few drinks — what else? — a group of friends hatched the idea of a local taphouse. That idea brewed into Overflow, which will ...

Husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Shooting occurred near Nooksack   WHATCOM ­— A couple died in an apparent murder-suicide at their rural home on Wednesday evening, June 10, the county Sheriff’s Department reported.   Deputies ...

Preferred Freezer build continues

Appeals on Preferred Freezer site pushed to June 22 LYNDEN — Dick Vandenberg appealed to the City of Lynden relating to various permits issued to Preferred Freezer Services to construct a $32 million ...

E. coli linked to barn

Samples match to fair’s north-end dairy bleachers, manure bunker, Milk Fest’s hay maze; bacteria can live for 42 weeks By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ...

Fire District 1 may put levy on fall ballot

District recently welcomed second full-time firefighter By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com EVERSON — Whatcom County Fire ...

Motocross racing added to grandstand lineup

For the first time, locals will perform LYNDEN — Local motocross riders will make their Northwest Washington Fair debut during a night of competition on Saturday, Aug. 22.   The fair is partnering ...