Louws reports on progress, looks to future needs

WHATCOM -— Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws gave a state-of-the-county report to the County Council on April 22. He reviewed accomplishments of the past year and looked to future goals and challenges. ...
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Mylon Smith purchases Gillies Funeral Home

LYNDEN — Mylon Smith and his wife Shannon have purchased Gillies Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Mylon, who has worked at Gillies since 1993, is a son of the late Don Smith, the previous owner, ...

‘Star Wars’ is back, and hopefully better than ever

I’m what you might call a jaded “Star Wars” fan. I grew up watching my dad’s THX-remastered copies of the original trilogy on VHS. I remember the first time I watched each movie; I even remember ...

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ONGOING Local play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents “The Mouse That Roared,” a comedy of war and peace, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Dutch Village Mall on Thursdays through Sundays May ...

15th Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema season set

BELLINGHAM — A 15th season of Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema kicks off June 21 with the family adventure classic “The Goonies” and then Disney’s 2014 animated hit “Frozen” on June 28. The series, ...

New Tribune marketing rep to serve east county

LYNDEN — The Lynden Tribune has hired Karen Brown to serve the marketing needs of businesses in east Whatcom County. Brown is a lifelong resident of Whatcom County, having grown up in Bellingham and ...

Early registration open for July 27 Tour de Whatcom

BELLINGHAM — The 2014 Tour de Whatcom bike ride is now open for registration. Riders are encouraged to sign up early in order to save money. Ride day is July 27. The Tour has three different routes of ...

NCCTK hosting Saturday missions conference

LYNDEN -— North County Christ the King Church will host a “Gone Global” missions conference open to all on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fred Markert will speak on mission initiatives and ...

Lions will collect for visual aids at White Cane Days this weekend

WHATCOM — Members of the eight Whatcom County Lions Clubs will be at grocery stores in Lynden, Blaine, Ferndale, Maple Falls, Sumas and Bellingham on the weekend of May 2-3 to raise funds as part of ...

June Hahn new on library board

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Library System Board of Trustees has a  new member, June Hahn. She will complete a recently vacated term, serving through January 2015. Since retiring in Lynden in 2010, ...