Tribune publisher nominated for Business Person award

WHATCOM — On Wednesday, March 20, Business Pulse Magazine celebrates local business at its 27th annual Whatcom County Business Person of the Year Awards Dinner. The event, co-hosted by the Whatcom Business ...
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Lynden Christian wins national Recycle-Bowl

LYNDEN — It’s widely known that Lynden Christian Schools’ Recycle Center collects an astonishing amount of recyclable materials year after year. Events such as the national Recycle-Bowl toss a little ...
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Abandoned plots at local cemeteries approach cutoff

LYNDEN ­— April 1 marks a step along the slow process of freeing up unclaimed abandoned plots in the Lynden Cemetery. On that date notices that were posted in 2010 at about 1,200 plots will have run ...

April 6 conference brings in speakers on Indian policy

WHATCOM — On Saturday, April 6, a Bellingham conference brings in both local and out-of-state experts in water rights, states’ responsibilities to Indian tribes and federal Indian policy, said organizer ...
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New lighted flag flies at Lynden Community Center

LYNDEN ­— A cooperative effort once again has a lighted U.S. flag flying continuously at the Lynden Community Center. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9301 took charge, getting the 5-by-8-foot nylon all-weather ...

Chamber board adds two

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce board of directors added Jeanette Sharp of Banner Bank and Sheri Robertson of Foxxy Brown’s to vacant board positions during a February meeting. Also, Dave Dodson ...

Legislators to hold March 16 Ferndale town hall meeting

OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, invite Whatcom County residents to a town hall meeting in Ferndale on Saturday, March 16. “There are many important issues ...

Letters to the editor – March 13

New jail is way too large for our needs As a current Whatcom County resident I am concerned with the new jail that is proposed and in the planning stages. We definitely need a new jail, but at the correct ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 13 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. Details: Samya, 676-6907. ...
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The boys of summer are back

WHATCOM — Chad Richter stepped off the mound Monday afternoon after the first inning of Meridian’s game against Sultan. The talented senior pitcher had just allowed three runs. He jogged off the field, ...