Monday was the restart of in-person classes, half-day for now, at both Lynden Middle and Lynden High schools, with buses back on their routes. Students are on a hybrid, alphabetically split model on four days, off Fridays. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Clamdiggers, cancelledThe Clamdiggers reunion that was planned for Saturday, Nov. 14, has been canceled due to COVID. The noon clam chowder meal and sharing of history is a local tradition of Washingtonians descended from pioneers who came to the state before statehood.Farm Bureau annual mee…

  The Nov. 11 Lynden Tribune and Ferndale Record will arrive later than normal to home addresses because there was no U.S. Post Office service on the Veterans Day holiday.

  SEATTLE — Washington State Supreme Court Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis, who had served five years on the Whatcom County Superior Court, was recently named Judge of the Year by the Washington State chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a national organization that works to advanc…

  SEATTLE — Washington gas prices fell 3.9 cents per gallon in the week ending Sunday, Nov. 8, to an average of $2.65, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 stations.  Gas prices are 6.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 72.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.  A…

   LYNDEN ­— The VFW Auxiliary 9301 will participate in Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 19.  WAA is a national non-profit founded in 2007 to expand the annual wreath-laying that happens each year at Arlington National Cemetery, begun by a Maine businessman in 1992. Last year, 2.2 million …

  WHATCOM — Local retailer DeWaard & Bode recently celebrated its 74th anniversary by donating $28,000 to local youth organizations and food banks.  Receiving $7,000 each were the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County, Bellingham Food Bank, Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County and …

Winter ‘king tides’ projected   WHATCOM ­— Windy conditions may hit the Northwest coast this weekend.  The National Weather Service posted a gale watch to be in effect for Thursday, Nov. 12, and for hazardous winds and seas to develop as multiple weather systems traverse the region.  Possibl…

Lynden Post 9301 of Veterans of Foreign Wars marked Veterans Day with two gatherings Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the post hall on Hannegan Road. At the 11 a.m. service, Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputy Jason Karb, left, was the main speaker; he is also a Marine Corps veteran. Center, Walt DeKraai,…

  WHATCOM — One of the three 2020 Solutions Cannabis stores in Bellingham moved on Monday, Nov. 9, to 1706 Mount Baker Highway. Its owner sees it as filling a void for consumers between Interstate 5 and Nugents Corner.

  WHATCOM — On Saturday, Oct. 24, around 1:15 p.m., Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded on a welfare check to a home on Sunflower Circle in Sudden Valley. A roommate at the multi-level residence had reported finding his landlord and her two children deceased in an upsta…

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