Athlete of the Week

Jalani Phelps isn’t a name Lions’ fans have heard much of this season, but that will undoubtedly change in the near future. The sophomore had a breakout game on Saturday in the 2A state quarterfinal ...

Small-town vibe is exactly what this reporter needed

My first fall sports season at the Lynden Tribune is coming to a close and I’ve got to be frank, I couldn’t have asked for a better three months. Heading into the season, I wasn’t sure what really ...
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History made at Battle Ground

BATTLE GROUND — Historic. There’s no better way to describe Mount Baker’s performance in a 24-9 victory over LaCenter on Saturday in Battle Ground. With the score 9-0 early in favor of the home team ...

On to the Tacoma Dome

SUMNER — Heading into Saturday’s 2A state quarterfinals game, Lynden knew it had several offensive playmakers who could lead the way to victory. Sumner knew this as well, and focused on limiting Lions’ ...

Noisy Neighbor store in Fairway Center closing

LYNDEN — The Noisy Neighbor music store in Fairway Center will close by year’s end, and the selling of inventory begins this Friday, said owner Larry Miller. Miller said the business has slowed down ...

Lynden KOA wins two national quality awards

LYNDEN — The Lynden KOA Campground has won the 2013 KOA President’s and Founder’s Awards by Kampgrounds of America, Inc. The awards were presented Nov. 17 at KOA’s annual convention in Orlando. ...

Lynden optometrist named tops in state for 2012

LYNDEN — Lynden optometrist Mira Swiecicki was named the 2012 Optometric Physician of the Year by the Optometric Physicians of Washington. Swiecicki has operated the Lynden Vision Clinic at 201 S. 19th ...

Chamber dinner auction raises an estimated $55,000

LYNDEN — Last Saturday’s “The Event of the Events” gala went so well that Gary Vis, Lynden Chamber of Commerce executive director, plans to stage it as an annual event. “It went really well. ...

Cowabunga deals a weekly offer

WHATCOM — The Lynden Tribune’s Cowabunga deals offer half-price coupons to local businesses for Tribune and Ferndale Record readers. Each deal, sent weekly via email to your in-box if you have signed ...

Whatcom Business Alliance wants solid communication

WHATCOM — Tony Larson wants to create a new business climate in Whatcom County. And he’s figuring hundreds of others feel the same way. Larson, a prominent Bellingham business owner and former County ...