Groups join in Tenmile water testing

District farmers also want to know sources of contamination WHATCOM — Farmers in the Laurel Watershed Improvement District and area residents in the Tenmile Clean Water Project, a group of volunteers ...
The East Madison Street house was gutted. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Nooksack house fire started from candle-making

The East Madison Street house was gutted. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune) NOOKSACK ­— A house was gutted Monday morning by fire started apparently from candle-making in a bedroom. The 911 call was received ...

LC pulls away for win over previously unbeaten Burlington in battle of top-ranked teams

LYNDEN — The Lynden Christian girls basketball team used a pair of 9-0 fourth-quarter runs to pull away for a 71-58 win over previously unbeaten Burlington on Tuesday in a key Northwest Conference matchup ...

Continuing in the cold

The temperature throughout north Whatcom County has remained seasonably on average, while the precipitation, after a wet end to 2015, has dropped well below averages to start the year. Here the pond at ...
Lynden Pioneer Museum director Troy Luginbill, left, receives a check from LPM Endowment Foundation chair Dick Decima on Monday, a gift that topped a total of $100,00 given from the local endowment foundation to the museum. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Museum endowment foundation tops $100,000

Lynden Pioneer Museum director Troy Luginbill, left, receives a check from LPM Endowment Foundation chair Dick Decima on Monday, a gift that topped a total of $100,00 given from the local endowment foundation ...

Local legislators aim to overturn ‘restroom of choice’ decision

Ericksen, Van Werven see state Human Rights Commission as over-stepping its authority     OLYMPIA ­— Both state Rep. Luanne Van Werven and Sen. Doug Ericksen of north Whatcom’s 42nd Legislative ...

Ceremony for retiring Acme Fire District 16 commissioner

Henry Maleng ACME — Acme Fire District 16 commissioner Henry Maleng has announced his retirement after 20 years. Maleng was elected in January 1995 and since then has remained an active member of the ...

Buys, Ericksen voice priorities for session

Ericksen opposes Ecology’s carbon cap proposal    WHATCOM ­— The 2016 state legislative session began Monday, Jan. 11, and certainly a forefront issue is to continue work toward compliance with ...

Whatcom marijuana sales top $13M in 2015

Sales include $4.65 million in state excise taxes WHATCOM — The county’s recreational marijuana retailers exceeded $13 million in sales in their first full calendar year, led by 2020 Solutions with ...

Farm succession is topic of Lynden seminar series

Event on Thursdays in Rotary Building LYNDEN — Passing on a farming operation to the next generation is a complex task and, for most farmers, fraught with uncertainties. How should ownership be transferred, ...