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A first for Whatcom County

FERNDALE — In previous years when the calendar reached early July, families of Ferndale and Lynden, like others in the state, would load up the minivan, pack the cooler and head nearly four hours to ...
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Razz Fest 3-on-3 tourney back and bigger than ever

LYNDEN — Each year, Jerry Blankers of Muljat Group North, sees numbers get bigger and bigger for Lynden’s Northwest Raspberry Festival 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. 2014 is no different. As of Monday, ...
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Cooling down Everson-Nooksack style

A truck with a water geyser helps parade-goers cool off on Saturday during the Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival, which took place Friday through Sunday. (Sabrina Wadhams/Lynden Tribune)… This content ...

Stronger yearbook review coming to LHS

LYNDEN — Lynden High School will put a “second set of eyes” on certain pre-publication components of the school’s annual yearbook, school district Superintendent Jim Frey said on Monday. That decision ...

Lynden’s Got Talent added to Razz Fest

LYNDEN — The Northwest Raspberry Festival is already packed full of fun, but this year the Lynden Performing Arts Guild and Lynden Music Festival are adding one more to the mix. The first-ever “Lynden’s ...

County home sale prices continue slight rise

WHATCOM — Whatcom County’s housing market showed mixed results in this year’s second quarter, according to a recent real-estate report. The number of county homes sold in the second quarter fell ...

Kunkel sees restoring salmon as key issue

WHATCOM -— Declaring a preference for the Libertarian Party, Nicholas Kunkel is running for Whatcom County’s open 42nd Legislative District Position 1. The first-time candidate and Mount Baker High ...

County’s unified emergency center to be dedicated on July 18

BELLINGHAM — A quorum of Whatcom County Council members may attend an open house at the Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center, 3888 Sound Way, near the Bellingham Airport, at 10 a.m. on Friday, ...

Opportunity Council collecting school supplies for needy families Aug. 6  

BELLINGHAM -— The Opportunity Council hosts its annual summer Backpack and School Supply Drive on Wednesday, Aug. 6, to help children who are homeless or in very low-income families. A school bus will ...

Man injured in Kendall Rd. crash

WHATCOM -— A Maple Falls man was injured Monday when his car went off State Route 547 (Kendall Road) near Shamrock Road and struck a tree. Jason E. Jones, 40, was southbound in a 1991 Toyota 4Runner ...