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Bigger than life: Joe Moser

Joe Moser of Ferndale, who was shot down on his 44th mission as a bomber pilot in World War II, received a rare award at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham on Sunday. He was pinned for having parachuted ...

No celebrating teams to ride on Lynden fire trucks any more

LYNDEN ­— No more riding on fire trucks for Lynden’s high school championship teams. Fire Chief Gary Baar said too high a risk of liability is putting an end to it. Also, a fire engine carrying kids ...

Additional senior scholarships announced

WHATCOM ­— These are additional scholarships received by local high school seniors beyond those listed in the June 5 Graduates section of the Tribune:   LYNDEN CHRISTIAN Mikayla Jansma — Calvin ...

Input sought on county’s plan for parks

WHATCOM — The county, in the process of revising its Comprehensive Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan, has set a series of summer meetings for citizens’ input. The last comprehensive planning effort ...

Combine Demolition Derby doesn’t disappoint

Quite a few months ago, in a casual chat on the phone with my girlfriend, she mentioned something that intrigued me. Apparently, combine derbies are a thing that happens. In this state. Looking back, I ...

Letters to the editor

Is killing a child actually eliminating pain? Wouldn’t it be nice if all children could be born into loving, caring and nurturing families? Sadly, that is only an ideal, and life for many newborns without ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 19 • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 • Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, County ...

Lions Club plans Saturday BBQ helping Project Hope food bank

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Lions Club has set its first annual Barbecue Fundraiser — to help out Project Hope and its food bank this year — for Saturday, June 22. With music by The Renegades, the event ...

Museum gets into strawberry dealing

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum is making a strawberry offer: a two-gallon/15-pound bucket of fruit cut in half and unsugared, for $38. Museum director Troy Luginbill says it’s the best deal around ...
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‘Man of Steel’ is decent, but not super

When Warner Bros. announced that it would be rebooting DC Comics’ “Superman” franchise with a sixth film directed by Zack Snyder, the movie was already at a significant disadvantage. For one, “Man ...