Starting today, extra DUI patrols will be out

WHATCOM — From 2008 through 2012, an average of 49 people died in traffic crashes in Washington between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. DUI is still the leading cause of traffic deaths. Between Nov. ...

Red Cross Real Heroes event registration needed by Dec. 2

BELLINGHAM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross invites the public to participate in honoring local heroes while financially supporting local Red Cross disaster relief efforts. This year’s ...

EDITORIAL: The Tribune chooses thankfulness

Three years ago we lost a very close friend to pancreatic cancer at the much too early age of 65. He was a wise man who had a great sense of humor and a wonderful perspective on life. We always enjoyed ...

From the Margin: Time enriches a thankful view

Last Saturday I started in on a task that will take more of my spare time this winter. It is to go through all that stuff we once stuck in a file drawer or box — many of them, in fact — thinking it ...

Letters to the editor – published Nov. 27

Do we even understand the education system? A question must be asked before considering the Lynden School District’s appeal for $46 million. Do we as a community clearly understand the education system ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 27 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, Station 81, 101 E. Main St., Everson, 11 a.m. This is a special meeting to consider a potential location for a new station. • Meridian ...
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A renewed Meridian

LAUREL — Several of the schools under the Meridian School District umbrella look far different now than they did just a few years ago. In February 2010, district voters approved a $17 million bond for ...

Photos invited for 2014 Lynden Chamber booklet

LYNDEN ­— The Tribune is looking for interesting photos of Lynden to be included in the 2014 Lynden Chamber of Commerce directory. People, families, activities, scenery and really anything that pertains ...

Tribune office on holiday hours

LYNDEN ­— The Tribune office on will close on Thursday and Friday in celebration of Thanksgiving. It will reopen on Monday at 8 a.m…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...
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A new enterprise comes downtown

SUMAS — It has only been six weeks, but business has been booming in downtown Sumas for Animal Health International. The company, which moved into the vacant warehouse on Cherry Street next door to Edaleen ...