Hagedorn honored

LYNDEN ­— Bob Hagedorn of Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance has been awarded a certificate of achievement for five years of active affiliation with the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. The Texas-based ...

Minimum wage in Washington to rise to $9.32

OLYMPIA — The Washington State minimum wage will increase 13 cents an hour to $9.32 on Jan. 1, the Department of Labor and Industries has announced. The minimum wage will remain the highest state rate ...
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Jeni Maakad vying for Miss Rodeo Washington

WHATCOM — When Custer native Jeni Maakad walks into the Miss Rodeo Washington pageant in Ellensburg on Thursday, she’s going to try to let the nerves dissipate, knowing this is a weekend she’s prepared ...
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20 musical acts here

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Music Festival, continuing with performances at multiple venues this week, definitely crescendos to an all-male conclusion on Saturday and Sunday. The Male Ensemble Northwest, consisting ...

Tribune wins general excellence award

OLYMPIA — The Lynden Tribune won a second-place award for general excellence at the 2013 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention held last week. An awards banquet was held Friday evening. ...

Account formed to help fire victims

FERNDALE — The September house fire of Bob and Connie Nieuwendorp at 2985 Brown Rd. has led to a total loss of the house for the family. The Red Cross stepped in with initial assistance, but Paula Willand ...

WWU nursing degree program will be explained

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University will hold a local information session explaining its RN-to-BSN completion program for nursing students. The program, which ushered in its first cohort in fall ...

Mounties too much for Pioneers

Things didn’t come easy for the Mount Baker Mountaineers on Friday night, but the team made the necessary plays late in the game to improve their record to 4-1. The Mounties faced a hungry Nooksack Valley ...

Lynden alum Feenstra wins PGA tourney

It was a down-to-the wire finish in Richland, Wash., but the last man standing was Lynden alum Tim Feenstra. The pro golfer, who is also an alumnus of Western Washington University, captured the 2013 Pacific ...

Friday Night Lights: Week five

It’s the time of the year where there will be plenty of conference matchups on the football field. Here in north country, this includes tonight’s tilt between Nooksack Valley and Mount Baker. ...