Richard Tucker

Local dentists look back on Richard Tucker’s legacy in Whatcom County

Richard Tucker A Ferndale staple for 65 years, Tucker pioneered gold foil restoration technique, founded study clubs FERNDALE — The late Richard Tucker was a major player in the dental industry, but ...
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A winter’s view

Winter has set in along Noon Road in Whatcom County, bringing a mix of sun, clouds and plenty of rain to the resting landscape. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Nooksack Valley Disposal customers top 6 million pounds in recycling

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling customers surpassed more than 6 million pounds of materials, yard waste and food waste recycled in 2015, the fifth consecutive year of doing so. Nooksack ...

Bill would crack down on dairy farm safety

OLYMPIA ­— Dairy workers, the United Farm Workers and state labor and faith groups gathered at 12 noon on Monday, Jan. 18, at the state Capitol to announce introduction of House Bill 2484, a dairy safety ...

Ballots sent out for Feb. 9 election

WHATCOM — Ballots for the Feb. 9 special election were mailed Jan. 20 to all registered voters, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said. All Whatcom County school districts and Fire Protection District ...

Farm transition guidance goes three Thursdays

LYNDEN ­— ​“Our Farms, Our Futures” is a three-part series to be presented on Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and 11 (attend all or one) from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1751 Front St. The ...

Grange baking contest open to all on Feb. 16

LYNDEN — The 2016 Grange-sponsored County-wide Baking Contest will be on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Entries are due at Ten Mile Grange between 10 a.m. and noon. That evening, everyone is welcome to attend a 6 ...

Ferndale forum on death, dying issues for youths

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Library System invites the public to an informal discussion about how children and teens face and process death, and the role literature can play helping them make sense ...

Korthuis makes Dean’s Honor List

Jenah Korthuis, daughter of Steve and Robin Korthuis of Lynden, was named to the Cedarville University (Ohio) Dean’s Honor List for the 2015 fall semester. Jenah is a freshman majoring in special education.

Our Voice: Vote yes on local school levies

The portion of public school costs borne by the local property tax levy keeps rising in Washington. It is now pegged at 20 to 23 percent of school districts’ budgets in Whatcom County. The state has ...