SEATTLE — Washington gas prices fell 4.5 cents per gallon in the week ended Sunday, Nov. 24, to an average of $3.28, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 stations.

The Meridian FFA Agricultural Mechanics team represented Washington at the national competition held in Indianapolis three weeks ago and ended up placing eighth in the nation out of 44 teams entered. Pictured are, from left: coach Brent Feller, students Hailey Gallatin, Wyatt Brink, Jose Mal…

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Tribune is not associated with a bogus Lynden Business Recognition effort that attempts to sell a plaque recognizing the Tribune for “2019 Best of Lynden Awards in the category of Publishing.”

WHATCOM ­— The memorial service for Michael Knapp will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Bellingham Christ the King Church (4173 Guide Meridian) and live-streamed to North County Christ the King Church of Lynden (1816 18th St.).

EVERETT — Christmas tree permits for the 2019 season are now available for purchase online. The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is one of 13 National Forests participating in offering permits online through the Open Forest system.

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Transportation Authority invites social and health services agencies to apply for free day passes to distribute to their clients in 2020. WTA provides up to 50,000 free day passes to approved agencies each year.

BELLINGHAM ­— The Homeless Strategies Workgroup has set a Friday, Nov. 15, meeting, starting at 8:30  a.m., in the Whatcom County Civic Center Annex building, 322 N. Commercial St., lower level, to broadly address the issue of homelessness in Whatcom County.

WHATCOM — The U.S. Census Bureau is now recruiting for hundreds of temporary census taker jobs locally for the 2020 Census. 

Athletes from Nooksack Valley High School, on their Veterans Day holiday off from regular classes Monday, helped put up American flags in the city of Nooksack. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

The October Federal Order Class III benchmark milk price hit a five-year high at $18.72 per hundredweight, up 41 cents from September and $3.19 above October 2018. It’s  the highest Class III since November 2014.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Katherine H. Hanson has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas.

WHATCOM — The county’s Marine Resources Committee seeks motivated community members to join as advisors to county government in addressing local marine issues and leading boots-on-the-ground projects to protect marine resources.

LYNDEN ­— The city held a reception to let staff and community stakeholders meet and mingle with the top three finalist candidates for the position of police chief at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St.

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