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Village Books to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Village Books is joining Avenue Bread as an announced tenant for the Waples Mercantile Building, now in construction downtown and set to open this fall.   “It’s no longer an official ...

Court docket

  Lynden Municipal Court was held Jan. 21, 2015, and the following people were found guilty:   Rose De Lima Carrazco, 53, of Lynden, allowing an unauthorized person to drive. Fined $250.   Terry ...

Lavonne Maloy

  Lavonne Rae Maloy passed away peacefully at the age of 58, on Sunday, April 12, after her stay in Whatcom Hospice House.   She was born on July 9, 1956, in Lynden. Lavonne was predeceased by ...

Gerald Matter

  Gerald “Jerry” Lee Matter, age 70, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2015, at St. Francis Health Care in Bellingham.   He was born on July 3, 1944, in Bellingham to Paul and Harriet (Tapp) ...

William Jones

  William “Bill” Louis Jones, age 80, of Blaine and formerly of Lynden, passed away at his home on Monday, April 6, 2015.   He was born on Feb. 9, 1935, in Mattson, Mississippi, to parents ...
Members of North County Christ the King’s The Refinery discipleship program worked on the Bridges of Hope transformational home for a couple of days during the kids’ spring break last week, painting the house and making some other general improvements on the grounds. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Building a home for transformation

Church group joins Bridges of Hope residents in spring improvement project By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — ...

Helping Hand grants now available for park, trail improvement

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Foundation announces its 2015 Helping Hand grant program for groups and organizations working on projects to improve their parks and trails.   Grants ...
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Bond ballots coming

LYNDEN — It’s bond time again, and most Lynden-area voters should find ballots in their mailboxes by Friday, April 10.   The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office said in a press release that election ...
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Ski to Sea Race eliminating 2015 ski portions

WHATCOM — Skiing may be an integral part of the annual Ski to Sea Race, but it’s decidedly difficult to snow ski without snow.   Low snowpack from a very mild winter forced the Mount Baker Ski ...
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Community leads new Maple Falls park

MAPLE FALLS — When the old Maple Falls Elementary School was burned to the ground via a controlled burn in 2013, a group of local residents already knew what they wanted to do with the vacant land.   “We’ve ...