Welcome to winter at Baker

The Mt. Baker Ski Area has been heaped beautifully with fresh layers of snow from all the storms of the Northwest region in recent weeks. About 32 inches were added just this past weekend. The ski area, ...

Innovative Youth Academy has two local grads

BREMERTON ­— Two Whatcom residents were among the record 152 cadets that graduated from the Washington Youth Academy on Dec. 19, more cadets than in any previous class in the history of the academy, ...

Lynden’s Wolfisberg graduates from unit training

Private First Class Jan Wolfisberg, also a Washington State University student, graduated in early December from Infantry One Station Unit Training in Fort Benning, Georgia. Wolfisberg, of Lynden, was ...

Sol H. Lewis Award given annually to honor local men and women serving our community

WHATCOM — The Lynden Tribune will again honor a man and a woman who have given generously of their time and ability in community service. Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 6 for the 2015 Sol ...

Mt. Baker Highway back to two lanes near Glacier

GLACIER — Skiers and snowboarders going to the Mount Baker Ski Area have one less hurdle to clear, now that crews have completed emergency roadway repairs on State Route 542 about six miles east of Glacier ...

Traffic fatalities up: Extra emphasis by police agencies during holidays

WHATCOM — With the holiday season fully upon us, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission reminds everyone to plan ahead and use alternative transportation after drinking alcohol or using marijuana during ...

U.S. gasoline averages below $2

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — For the first time since March 25, 2009, the national average price of gasoline dropped below $2 a gallon. As of Dec. 18, over two-thirds of gas stations were selling gasoline at ...

We need Cherry Point’s working-class jobs

The Northwest Jobs Alliance exists to foster the growth of family-wage jobs. Our membership includes over 100 labor organizations, businesses and individuals from across the political spectrum. And it ...

Letters to the editor

Help others through stressful times Holidays can be stressful, but they can be especially difficult when caring for a loved one with dementia. Here are some tips to keep the holidays merry: • Simplify. ...

Meetings

Thursday, Dec. 24 Some public office are closed part or all of Thursday, Dec. 24, as well as Christmas Day Dec. 25. Monday, Dec. 28 • Sumas City Council, City Hall, 433 Cherry St., 6 p.m.