Lynden 2015 gun show on course despite passage of Initiative 594

MOUNT VERNON — Washington State Initiative 594 passed comfortably on Nov. 4, but what comes of the initiative remains up in the air, according to Victoria Gilbert, co-owner of Falcon Gun Shows and organizer ...

City 2015 budget stirs no comments

LYNDEN -— The city will take in 1 percent more, or about $26,878, in property tax revenue next year. That’s the state-allowed maximum, excluding what increases come from new construction and improvements ...

New irrigation boards set levies, meeting times

WHATCOM -— Four newly created irrigation districts on agricultural land have all set an assessment rate of $4 per acre for 2015, altogether raising $188,734 to deal with a variety of water issues. The ...
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Bethany’s homes tour Dec. 6

WHATCOM — The annual Bethany Christian Services local homes tour will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. The four homes open for visiting are: Brad and Kari Rader, 8629 Benson Rd.; Brian and Holly ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Noon piano The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts live piano music at noon every Wednesday in November. Nov. 19 features Terhi Broersma.   THURSDAY Nonprofits’ lunch Lunch and learn ...

Photos sought for 2015 Lynden Chamber booklet

LYNDEN — The Tribune is interested in a variety of photos of Lynden to be used in the 2015 Lynden Chamber of Commerce directory. We are looking for shots of businesses, people, events, activities, scenery ...

BP Refinery gives $12,000 to Red Cross chapter

WHATCOM — The BP Cherry Point Refinery has given the Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross $12,000 to support the local School Safety Initiative. The initiative is a collaboration between the chapter, ...
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Honoring veterans

Among the 113 veterans who were honored at the Lynden Community Center/Lynden Lions Club turkey dinner last Thursday, 14 served in World War II ending in 1945. Present were: Melvin Benham, Robert Boice, ...

Letter to the editor – published Nov. 19

Honoring veterans Once again the Lynden Community Center, partnering with the Lynden Lions Club, did a wonderful job of honoring all the veterans with a great dinner and program on Nov. 13. Over 240 veterans ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Nov. 20 Whatcom Transportation Authority Board of Directors, council chambers, County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, 8 a.m. The board will consider the results of offering WTA property ...