Speaker on U.S. in Afghanistan at MHS Jan. 23

Jim McKinney is retired Army veteran   WHATCOM — Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jim McKinney, a U.S. Army veteran and local resident, will talk Wednesday, Jan. 23, about his recent contract ...

Letters to the Editor – Jan. 16, 2019

Thanks to community   On behalf of the Project Hope Food Bank of Lynden, I extend a warm word of appreciation to our local community for its generous support of the food bank and ...

Same bond, lower rate

Ferndale School District facilities bond will appear on February ballot, but rate per thousand is lower due to property assessments By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE ...

Back pay assured to federal workers

Local impacts of stalemate are mostly tied to the border; Ferndale Food Bank offering food to furloughed workers By the Lynden Tribune and Ferndale Record staffs   WHATCOM ­— ...

Boys & Girls Clubs to receive STEM upgrades from Phillips 66 grant

Editor’s Note: The original version of this story specified that the grant had come from BP, when in reality it came from Phillips 66. Also, the original subhead indicated that ...

‘Bachman house’ sold, now Gracewood Manor

It is available for events via Faithlife Corp. By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune   LYNDEN — After being on the market for more than two years starting at $4.4 million, ...

Home prices rise 34 percent since 2015

2018 was again solid, but real estate market is now cooling   WHATCOM — The county experienced another solid increase in home sale prices in 2018, but trends developed that may ...

BP Refinery gives $100,000 to kick off Birch Bay library fundraising

  BLAINE — Local library fundraisers got a big holiday gift this season, $100,000 pledged by the BP Cherry Point Refinery to launch the major capital campaign for a public library ...

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 9, 2019

Continuing the debate   How nice to attend a 42nd Legislative District town hall meeting (sponsored by Whatcom Republicans) Jan. 5, and find an elected representative representing ...

Lighthouse Mission begins Shower Connect

Its operation is open to volunteer groups’ help   WHATCOM — A hot shower is a taken-for-granted routine of the day for most people. But for those living on the streets of Bellingham, ...