Oct. 23 Silver Reef session could also help employers navigate ACA

WHATCOM — The Oct. 23 Northwest Business Expo & Conference will have a session looking at the economic impacts of the Cherry Point industrial area on about 240 businesses locally. Also, the annual ...

North Sound Retail hearing moved to Nov. 13

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission’s public hearing on a proposed rezone for the North Sound Retail Center has been moved to Nov. 13. The applicants, Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers, ...
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Lewis 100: Technology is the late-breaking story in news

Could grandpa Sol have foreseen these technological changes? Hardly. There was a time, and not so long ago, that reporters obtained most of their information from viewing documents or interviewing people, ...
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Filling Lynden with music

Renovated Dutch Village Mall was the venue for several performances of the Oct. 8-12 Lynden Music Festival, and violionist Cayley Schmidt drew a crowd along the canal for the opening concert…. This ...

Tribune wins top state excellence award

LYNDEN — Exactly as the Lynden Tribune is marking 100 years of Lewis family ownership, the paper won the top General Excellence award from its statewide group. That’s a first after the Tribune had ...

Hope Lutheran hosting sock drive to benefit community

LYNDEN — Every year, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America asks all its congregations nationwide to do a service project for their community. It’s called “God’s Work. Our Hands.” This year, ...

Third quarter home sale numbers rise

WHATCOM — Rising numbers for Whatcom County’s housing market in the third quarter were tempered by flat to declining numbers in September, according to a local real-estate report. The number of county ...

42nd District State Representative Race: Satpal Sidhu

Satpal Sidhu has a diverse background, with engineering, business ownership and education filling 40 years of experience that he wants to bring to Olympia as the 42nd District state representative. A question-and-answer ...

42nd District State Representative Race: Luanne VanWerven

Luanne VanWerven knows rural Whatcom County and politics, a combined knowledge she hopes to bring to Olympia as the 42nd District representative. A question-and-answer with VanWerven follows. Answers have ...

Letters to the editor – published Oct. 15

Supports McClure Jeff McClure should be re-elected to his seat on the Whatcom County PUD Commission. I have worked with Jeff and his architecture firm on development projects around the county on several ...