Lynden officer to speak on human trafficking topic

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Community College will host a Human Trafficking Awareness event at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Heiner Theater. The free event is presented by WCC’s Programming & Diversity ...

Day on fruit tree growing March 1 at Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON — The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwest Washington ...

Fair scholarships are ag-related

LYNDEN ­— The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation will award scholarships of up to $5,000 to three to five qualified Whatcom County students studying in an agriculture-related field at a college, university ...

Habitat needs show volunteers

WHATCOM — Habitat for Humanity of Whatcom County is looking for at least 20 volunteers willing to enthusiastically staff two Habitat booths at the Whatcom Home and Garden Show. Volunteers are needed ...

Remembering a delightful grandpa

I drive past my grandfather’s house in Brookwood on Enterprise Road at least one time each week. It’s always for something related to my work duties with the Ferndale Record, so I almost always have ...

Letters to the editor – Feb. 19

Disappointed voters not looking to future The front page of the Feb. 12 Lynden Tribune made quite a statement about the support the public schools in our county receive. The top story was the Lynden School ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 19 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 8:15 a.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, ...

Local and state Dairy Women offer scholarships with varied criteria

WHATCOM — Applications are now being accepted for two scholarships offered by Whatcom County Dairy Women. The two are: a $1,000 award in memory of Mina Polinder, and a $750 award in memory of Judy Scholten. ...

42nd District legislators in Blaine Saturday

BLAINE ­— The three lawmakers of the 42nd District of north Whatcom County will host a town hall meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Blaine High School Performing Arts Center. Reps. ...

$3,000 from Lynden Taco Time to food bank

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Taco Time NW Restaurant raised $3,000 for the local Project Hope food bank from its third annual sales fundraiser held Dec. 18. The check was presented recently to Project Hope ...