City officials: Variety of ways used to give emergency notice

LYNDEN — City officials say they use various methods of notification to the public in an emergency event. The issue arises from a natural gas line rupture on Main Street Oct. 11 during which no one was ...

Bridge girders coming to Main St. project today may cause delays

LYNDEN ­— The arrival of bridge girders for the Main Street bridge project today, Oct. 23, will cause intermittent traffic delays in the vicinity of Main and Sixth streets, Lynden Public Works reports. ...

Beware two-hour lane closure at Portal Way today

WHATCOM — The westbound lane of Birch Bay-Lynden Road at Portal Way will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. This closure applies to all traffic except emergency. A detour ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Youth service A worship service for students will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at North Bay Christ the King Church at Birch Bay. Dinner afterward.   FRIDAY Ballet performance ...

Hawley, 18-year incumbent, faces Dean Berkeley for North Whatcom commissioner

CLARIFICATION   An article on incumbent Fire District 21 commissioner Roger Hawley was printed in the Oct. 2 Firefighters section of the Lynden Tribune. It is posted below. WHATCOM — One local fire ...

Fire commission challenger fires off at current practices

WHATCOM ­— Dean Berkeley doesn’t accept what current leaders of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue say about finances, volunteer firefighting, and the future of the fire district. So he’s running for ...
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The scariest of the crows

Skagit State Bank at 138 Birch-Bay-Lynden Rd. was chosen the winner in Lynden’s city-wide October scarecrow contest, with Beacon Insurance a close second. Pictured with the winner are Whatcom County ...

In the Military

Army Reserve Pvt. Lukas C. Evans has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, ...

Lynden hosts massive packing of orphans’ meals this Saturday

LYNDEN — The orphan ministry Hope 1.27 is hosting a Food For Orphans food packing event on Saturday, Oct. 26. It will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the DeYoung and Roosma Construction warehouse behind ...

Melinda Kaemingk promoted to bank compliance officer

BELLINGHAM — Peoples Bank has promoted Melinda Kaemingk to assistant vice president and compliance officer. In her new role as compliance officer, she is responsible for evaluating and providing guidance ...