Nicholas and Peter Orlando work the Discount Fireworks stand on Guide Meridian Road near Safeway on Tuesday along with Victoria Mulholland and Skyler Hamilton to raise money for a church camp trip to Portland through City Bible Church. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Fireworks continue, despite dry weather

WHATCOM ­— In the unusally dry weather conditions, Everson wanted to restrict fireworks use in town to three days — then found out that’s not legally enforceable on such short notice. So, for this ...

Pair face charges of attempted murder

WHATCOM ­— Two are behind bars and awaiting court proceedings for attempted first-degree murder following the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, June ...
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Berry harvest moving quickly

The Whatcom County raspberry harvest is seeing one of its earliest starts ever, as some farms got going June 20. Above, units of I Q Berry Farms of Lynden gather for transfer of barrels on Halverstick ...

Everson man, 75, shot, injured; two, ages 23 and 26, in jail for attempted murder

  WHATCOM ­— Two have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 75-year-old man on Oat Coles Road east of Everson Wednesday morning, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reports.   Esmeralda ...

Charter review process wrapping

  WHATCOM ­— The Charter Review Commission is wrapping up its package of proposed county government structure changes to be sent to voters in November.   The emphasis is definitely on elections. ...
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Road rebuilds all over

Hannegan Road in reconstruction south of Hemmi   WHATCOM ­— Hannegan Road is limited to single-lane flagged traffic south of Hemmi Road weekdays for the next six weeks.   The restriction began ...
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Relaying with granddaughters

Virgil Stremler, who is doing well after surgery for esophageal cancer, enjoys a picture-taking moment with granddaughters at the Relay For Life of North Whatcom Friday evening at the Northwest Washington ...

Five judges for Lynden’s Got Talent named

  LYNDEN ­— The lineup of judges for next month’s Lynden’s Got Talent contest have been announced. They will be: Doug Broersma, Bonnie Dick, Malcolm Oliver, Deb Slater and Pete Kremen.   Doug ...

Issue in court: dog kennel in ag zone?

  WHATCOM — Rover Stay Over, a Hannegan Road dog kennel in conflict with the county and some neighbors as well, is asserting its case with an appeal in Whatcom County Superior Court.   Dozens ...

Husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide near Nooksack

  WHATCOM ­— A couple died in an apparent murder-suicide at their rural home on Wednesday evening, June 10, the county Sheriff’s Department reported.   Deputies responded at about 6:20 p.m. ...