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‘A Christmas Story’ musical premiering at the Claire

LYNDEN — “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” has become just about as common a phrase as “jingle bells,” thanks to the enormous popularity of the film “A Christmas Story.” he Lynden Performing ...

Getting in the Christmas spirit

SUMAS — More than 10 years ago, the Sumas Lions Club came up with the idea of the annual Christmas in the Park event. Back then, however, there was uncertainty how it would fare. “We were like, ‘Let’s ...
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Splitvane Engineers to make history

SUMAS — Splitvane Engineers Inc., an engineering firm located in town, is in the process of building the United States’ first cokeless furnace for the commercial melting of iron. While most furnaces ...

Reasons for thanks from the Tribune

100 years of community support! Wonderful relationships that have been developed over a lifetime of living and working in Lynden. Valued employees who come to work each and every day with the goal of trying ...

DelBene backs Obama executive action on immigration

WHATCOM -— An estimated 105,000 unauthorized immigrants in Washington State could get relief from deportation under the deferred-action initiatives announced by President Obama in a prime-time speech ...

North Cascades Highway closed for the winter

TWISP -— The latest blast of wintry weather on State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will keep it closed until next spring. The Washington State Department of Transportation temporarily closed ...

Two Schools of Distinction

WHATCOM — Lynden and Meridian middle schools have been listed as Schools of Distinction by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. The award recognizes schools that rank in the top 5 percent in Washington ...

Calendar

ONGOING Fundraiser Covenant Christian School is selling gift-wrapped almond sticks at Edaleen stores, The Green Barn, Appel Farms and Whatcom Farmers Co-op. ‘Carol-o-grams’ Lynden Christian High School ...

Public meetings

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28 Many public offices are closed both days for the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday, Dec. 1 Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth ...

Semiahmoo receives award for renovation design

BLAINE — Semiahmoo Resort has received the 2014 INaward for best interior design (hospitality category) from the Northern Pacific Chapter of the International Interior Design Association for the renovation ...