Chuckanut Bay youth rugby meeting on Saturday

WHATCOM — Chuckanut Bay Rugby will hold a youth rugby informational/sign-up meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Ferndale WECU. The youth rugby program ranges from pre-kindergarten to high ...
Task force members heard Monday about Whatcom County’s detox and crisis triage services. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Task force busy on bigger jail issues

Task force members heard Monday about Whatcom County’s detox and crisis triage services. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) BELLINGHAM ­— On Nov. 2, the 20-member Incarceration Prevention and Reduction ...

Nooksack school excels in helping low-income kids

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com NOOKSACK ­— Nooksack Elementary School is receiving recognition for its exceptional student ...
This year’s community Christmas tree at the corner of Front and Fourth streets will be lit prior to the parade at 5 p.m. on Saturday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Lighted parade caps weekend

This year’s community Christmas tree at the corner of Front and Fourth streets will be lit prior to the parade at 5 p.m. on Saturday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — The popular Lighted Christmas ...

Official notice: 465 jobs to end at Ferndale Intalco

WHATCOM ­— Alcoa Intalco Works gave notice last week of its intended layoff of 465 workers from the Ferndale plant, starting Jan. 18, 2016. Alcoa lists the layoffs as temporary, but low prices in the ...
A benefit for the family of Melanie Sexton was held Saturday evening at the Lynden Skateway roller rink, with shirts and decor featuring lots of pink. The former assistant manager lost her battle to breast cancer on Nov. 7. Above, Melanie Marcos and Emilie Regan of a Bellingham roller derby team that practices in the Lynden rink check out the silent auction table items. Left, friends Kaitlyn Storgaard and Eden Bernardy, whose families know the Sextons through Irene Reither Elementary School, take a break. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden skating rink helps family of assistant manager

A benefit for the family of Melanie Sexton was held Saturday evening at the Lynden Skateway roller rink, with shirts and decor featuring lots of pink. The former assistant manager lost her battle to breast ...
Polly Moore stands in front of a tree strung with all the cards she received. (Courtesy photo)

Polly Moore at home, thankful for community support

Polly Moore stands in front of a tree strung with all the cards she received. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN ­— Polly Moore is grateful for all the support she has felt from the community since her spring ...

Nothing like last year

The Mount Baker Ski Area opened for the 2015-16 season on Nov. 18, leading all Washington State ski destinations. Crowds lined up early to get on lifts, enjoying a snow base of 34 inches at Heather Meadows ...

Vanderhage joins county library system board

WHATCOM — Gwen Vanderhage has been appointed to the Whatcom County Library System Board of Trustees. She will complete the remaining term of Lis Marshall, which runs through Jan. 31, 2017. Since starting ...

An erosion point

The Mt. Baker Highway on Nov. 17 was reduced to single-lane alternating traffic at a point about six miles east of Glacier. Nooksack River bank erosion has undermined guardrail supports, so the state ...