Date Night deals Friday, Saturday evenings at Fairway Center

LYNDEN — The Fairway Center hosts Date Night, an abundance of deals at 17 stores, this weekend, Dec. 4-5, from 5 to 8 p.m. both days. The Woods Coffee will give a free coffee drink upon proof of purchase ...
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Jack Young tells a story from youth

LYNDEN -— Jack Young, age (83) and a lifetime Lynden resident, came by the Tribune office last week with old photos from his past and also the following story to tell: In 1945 when Bob (George) Sussex ...

Letters to the editor – Dec. 3

While I won’t represent you, thank you for voting From the results of the election, it is clear that I will not have the privilege of representing your interests on the upcoming Charter Review Commission ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 3 Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Washington Red Raspberry Commission annual meeting, Northwest Washington ...

Alaska ferry open to tours

BELLINGHAM — The Alaska Marine Highway System is bringing a little bit of Alaska here during the 2014 Holiday Port Festival. On Friday, Dec. 5, from noon to 5 p.m., it’s possible to take a tour of ...

Expect delays at Potter Rd. bridge

WHATCOM — Starting this week, work at a bridge construction site near Van Zandt will cause intermittent short delays for motorists using Potter Road. A new reinforced concrete girder bridge is being ...

Master Gardener training with community time again offered

WHATCOM — The 10-week Master Gardener class for both beginning and experienced gardeners will run Feb. 4 through April 2015. The application deadline with Whatcom-WSU Extension is Dec. 11. Master Gardeners ...

Nine Real Heroes to be honored at Red Cross event

BELLINGHAM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross invites the public to join in honoring local heroes while financially supporting local Red Cross disaster relief efforts. This year’s event, ...

Local NFL players combine to remake Ferndale fitness center

FERNDALE — The Locker Room opened Monday in the former Thrive Fitness space on Ferndale’s Main Street, now boasting the expertise of two of Whatcom County’s professional athletes: Jake Locker and ...

Courses teach self-confidence, career/life planning

BELLINGHAM — Is self-improvement one of your New Year’s resolutions? Boost your confidence by attending a free Self-esteem and Effective Communication Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. ...