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Piling up for water

IMCO General Construction workers drive steel shoring plates on Monday that will aid the excavating for the new Lynden water treatment plant…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...

Outdoor burning banned in county; city needs permit

WHATCOM — State and county fire officials have issued burn bans in response to dry weather conditions. A ban started Monday, July 15, in Whatcom County by order of deputy fire marshal Wain Harrison. ...
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Raspberry Dessert Contest: We have a winner (and a recipe)

The Lynden Tribune once again held its annual “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest, with entries judged by the newsroom staff on Thursday, in anticipation of the upcoming Northwest Raspberry Festival. ...

Jack Carver: Seeing life through a lens

by Michael Lewis, Tribune publisher One of my favorite journalism classes I took in college — many years ago — was my photography class. Learning about aperture, depth of field, film speed, gray scale ...

From the Margin: Seeing family, appreciating our country’s variety

“What was the highlight of the trip for you?” my wife asked as we were flying back to Seattle. Well, it’s hard to top seeing daughters and their husbands and especially twin 3-year-old granddaughters. ...

Letters to the editor – July 17

Read the Obama health care act, if you dare Have you read the new proposed Obama healthcare act? Don’t feel bad, because 99 percent of your U.S. representatives and senators haven’t either. Most of ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 17 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall ...

Construction starts on permanent I-5 bridge

BURLINGTON — Work to install the new permanent span for the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge is underway. Crews have moved into place two barges as well as a large crane and plan to have the bulk of ...
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State of the Arts: Come for the robots, stay for the robots

BELLINGHAM — Giant robots fighting giant monsters. That’s pretty much how I described Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” to people when I mentioned it to them prior to actually watching the film. ...

Tall ships come to Blaine Aug. 4

BLAINE — The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, now at Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham through Friday, plan a brief visit to Blaine Aug. 3-4. Both vessels are scheduled to arrive at Drayton ...