Letters to the editor – June 24

Supports local letter   I enjoyed reading the letter of Troy Luginbill in the June 17 Tribune about the meaning of the name “tribune.”   In Dutch the word “tribune” is used for “grandstand,” ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 24 • Watershed Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 1 management team, Civic Center Garden Room, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 10 a.m. • Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 1 planning ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Shrek’ musical The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents “Shrek, the Musical,” at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Lynden’s Dutch Village Mall through June 28. Performances are Thursdays ...

YWAM adds worship event to Razz Fest

LYNDEN — Nothing kicks off a new Youth With a Mission (YWAM) base quite like getting the group’s founder, Loren Cunningham, to speak.   As YWAM continues its plans to create a base in Lynden, the ...

Issue in court: dog kennel in ag zone?

  WHATCOM — Rover Stay Over, a Hannegan Road dog kennel in conflict with the county and some neighbors as well, is asserting its case with an appeal in Whatcom County Superior Court.   Dozens ...

Lynden 2005 grad hitting the business world big in San Diego

LYNDEN — Derek Barclay knows failure. But now he fully understands success. The 2005 Lynden High School graduate, who now lives in San Diego, has created LoanHero, which recently raised $21.7 million ...

Death at Lummi Island ferry dock determined to be a suicide

LUMMI ­— The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department reports a death investigation at the Lummi Island ferry dock on Gooseberry Point. According to Undersheriff Jeff Parks, the department was notified ...

Buying fireworks online illegal in Washington state

OLYMPIA — Purchasing fireworks online is illegal here, state Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds Washingtonians before the Fourth of July. In Washington State, fireworks must be purchased from a licensed ...

Permaculture is concept of Laurel Road farm tour

BELLINGHAM — A free tour will be given at Inspiration Farm, 619 E. Laurel Rd., at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 26. Learn about how nurturing natural systems provides humans and animals with food and medicine. ...

Big pink salmon run forecast for Nooksack River

WHATCOM — For those fishing in the Nooksack River this summer, pink figures to be the hot color. Pink salmon, also known as “humpies,” make their run in odd-numbered years. And this summer, the Washington ...