Forest Service struggles to maintain upper Nooksack roads

EVERETT — The U.S. Forest Service is taking a closer look at the forest road system in the Upper Nooksack area and is looking for feedback from the public. Two public meetings will be held on the Draft ...

Human rights films coming to Deming, Ferndale

WHATCOM ­— Some screenings of the 16th annual Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival are at Whatcom County Library System sites, with discussion following each. • The Deming Library, 5044 Mt. Baker ...

Valentine’s event at BelleWood also boosts Kiwanis youth programs

LYNDEN — Valentines season can be enjoyed by the public on Saturday, Feb. 13, with a social event at Bellewood Acres. “Hearts, Wine & Chocolate” also benefits youth programs of the Lynden Noon ...

Broncs & Bulls this Saturday

LYNDEN — Close to 40 professional cowboys are coming for the Laurel Farm and Western Supply Extreme Broncs & Bulls event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Bull ...

Plan WTA service enhancements with online game

WHATCOM — WTA invites county residents to express their preferences for additional bus and specialized transportation service by playing an online Planning Game. The Planning Game lets people create ...

Farmers respond: No shortage of county water, but of good solutions

This column is from Rich Appel, vice president of Whatcom Family Farmers and chair of its Media & Communications Committee.   On Jan. 13 the Lynden Tribune ran an article about the call for a water ...

Letters to the editor

Economic slavery    This country is no longer working for many ordinary citizens. We learned in our high school civics classes that majority rules in our form of government, but majorities of the American ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 10 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. The group will have ...

Calendar

ONGOING LHS musical Lynden High School presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26-27 and March 4-5 and at 3 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 6 in Judson Hall auditorium of Lynden Middle ...
Lori Salmon and Mitch Bergsma come to the surface in the Caribbean after having become engaged underwater. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden native pops the question underwater

Mitch Bergsma, deaf since birth, works making videos with GoPro BY BROOKE HANSON for the Lynden Tribune AUSTIN, Texas ­— Mitch Bergsma prepared his marriage proposal for five months, but when the time ...