Photo gallery – Seahawks 17, 49ers 7 (Sunday, Dec. 14)

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City hires help in union talks, moves on new PW building

LYNDEN -— The city will use a Seattle law firm to help in contract negotiations with all six of the city’s labor units. The Lynden City Council took that action Monday, as administration also reported ...

Ski area looking ahead to favorable forecast soon

MOUNT BAKER — When the calendar says December and the Mt. Baker Ski Area remains closed for lack of snow “every day is a hopeful day,” said Gwen Howat, director of the ski area. While the mountain ...
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Catholic church festival

Hundreds of people, some in dramatic and colorful attire, participated in a walking procession in Lynden from St. Joseph Catholic Church to the Expo Building on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. It ...

Local teachers earn national board certifications

WHATCOM — Several local school districts had teachers earn their national board certifications in 2014, including Lynden with four new certifications, Mount Baker with three and Nooksack Valley with ...

Readers Care Fund continues toward goal of $12,000 for locals in need

LYNDEN — The Lynden Tribune’s annual Readers Care Fund steadily climbs toward its goal of sending $12,000 to Lynden’s Project Hope Food bank and the Lynden Community Center Meals Program. The annual ...

Ericksen: Toxic-waste cleanup is getting reformed

OLYMPIA — A new state initiative to streamline the state’s toxic-waste cleanup rules holds promise for quicker results and lower costs, says state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale. The Washington State ...

Evening of Christmas singing at Bethel church Saturday

LYNDEN -— The tradition of a community Christmas Celebration of singing will be this year on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. in Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Liberty St. It’s a project by the ...

Woods opens in Mt. Vernon

LYNDEN — Locally based The Woods Coffee opened its 15th retail outlet and first outside of Whatcom County on Monday, Dec. 15, in Mount Vernon. The Woods hired 13 new employees, including 11 from Skagit ...

Two Whatcom bridges on list to get federal money

OLYMPIA — Two bridges in Whatcom County that need to be replaced are on a statewide list of 32 slated to receive more than $70 million in federal highway funds. The West Badger Road bridge over Bertrand ...