State commission rules against Kershner voting-record complaint

BELLINGHAM — The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission has dismissed a claim of County Council candidate Kathy Kershner against opponent Satpal Sidhu in regard to his portrayal of her voting ...

First concert of WSO 40th year a Beethoven treat

BELLINGHAM ­— The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra opens its 40th anniversary season on Oct. 11 with a bang: two huge Beethoven pieces and a violinist of international acclaim, James Ehnes. From Canada, Ehnes ...

Sobjack elected VP in Republican women’s group

PHOENIX — At the 38th biennial convention of the National Federation of Republican Women, Eileen Sobjack of Custer, Washington, was unanimously elected Sept. 12 to the group’s Executive Committee as ...

New head at Opportunity Council

BELLINGHAM ­— Greg Winter, currently heading the Whatcom Homeless Service Center of the Opportunity Council, will succeed Dave Finet as the agency’s executive director on Jan. 1, 2016. Finet has been ...

Election ahead ­— be informed

Some of us have a natural interest in politics, candidates, public issues and how our government runs. For others of us, it can all be a turnoff. Either way, this is the season when political matters are ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 23 • Lynden School Board, district board room, 1203 Bradley Rd., Lynden, 7 a.m. This will be a board work session on strategic plan, board priorities and facilities planning. • Ag ...

Letters to the editor

Supports Briscoe    I am very excited about the opportunity to elect Bobby Briscoe to our port commission. Making his living fishing for over 40 years, he understands the maritime economy up close ...

Calendar

ONGOING Choral rehearsals Lynden Choral Society rehearsals for Handel’s “Messiah” began on Sept. 21 and continue each Monday at First Christian Reformed Church, 1010 Front St., from 7 to 9:15 p.m. ...
Lynden struggled to get anything going offensively in a 27-0 loss to Squalicum on Friday night at Rollie DeKoster Field. It was the Lions’ first loss to the Storm since 1999. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions shut out in first loss to Squalicum since 1999

LYNDEN — Since the turn of the millennium, Lynden has dominated Northwest Conference foe Squalicum in football. This time, it was the other way around. Lynden suffered a 27-0 shutout loss to Squalicum ...

Lynden Music Festival brings Hawaiian sound

LYNDEN ­— Just three weeks away, as everything is turning definitely autumn, the 2015 Lynden Music Festival will bring the warm sounds and the verve of Hawaii to town. The festival will be Oct. 13-18, ...