Ericksen wants to stop Inslee’s carbon cap idea

OLYMPIA — Washington’s energy taxes are already the highest in the country, says Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, as a carbon-tax initiative heads to the November ballot and Gov. Jay Inslee plans new ...

Ray Bakke to talk on Syrian crisis

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University will host the lecture “From Abraham to the Syrian Crisis: Refugees in History and Theology” by Raymond J. Bakke at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Fraser ...

Plans for Birch Bay upgrades up for public viewing

A third open house on the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project happens from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 6, at Birch Bay Community Church, 4460 Bay Rd., Blaine. Hosting are Whatcom County ...
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WSO begins ‘Harmony from Discord’ theme for music

Multi-year theme celebrates beauty transcending dark reality BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra is beginning a multi-year initiative exploring uplifting works composed by artists in the face ...

Duty to operate safe jail a difficult one here

[This is a guest column from Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo]    Whatcom County is obligated to operate its county jail system in a safe, humane and constitutional manner. Today, it is often nearly ...

Letters to the editor

Thank you to the readers of the Lynden Tribune   On behalf of the Project Hope Food Bank in Lynden, I wish to express our deepest appreciation to the Lynden Tribune for choosing the Nooksack Valley Food ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, southeast ...

Calendar

ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., presents “The Crucible” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 4-6 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7. Tickets: $6 at the door. ‘Mary Poppins’ at LCHS Lynden ...
Lynden Christian sophomore point guard Avery Dykstra is part of a talented group of underclassmen that has played a major role in the Lyncs’ success this season. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Talented youth making their mark

Lynden Christian sophomore point guard Avery Dykstra is part of a talented group of underclassmen that has played a major role in the Lyncs’ success this season. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Four ...
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Mocini brings wealth of experience to Homestead

Dave Mocini KemperSports takes over management of golf course LYNDEN — The new year brought change at Homestead Golf and Country Club, as Canadian owner Morris Chen hired well-known golf course management ...