Above, a young player tries to get to the bucket past a close defender, while, below, Lynden alum Chaz Kok tries to put the moves on Central Washington University senior JB Pillard.

A hoops weekend to remember

Local basketball tourney provided memories for players of all ages LYNDEN — The streets were filled in downtown over the weekend. The foot traffic was compact and the smell of raspberries filled the ...
Semiahmoo Resort, with new partner owners, aims to reopen as a premier Northwest destination. (Courtesy photo)

Semiahmoo Resort returning to life under new ownership

Goal is to reopen by end of summer BLAINE — Semiahmoo Resort and its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trail, were sold in a $19.5 million deal completed on June 21. The new ...
A Fire District 1 firefighter approaches the burning home on Nooksack Avenue. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Nooksack home burns

Fund set up to help fire victims NOOKSACK — A home in the 100 block of Nooksack Avenue went up in flames Sunday evening when an apparent wiring problem caused an electrical fire. “What I was told from ...
Candidates for the Whatcom County Council sat side by side for a forum sponsored by the Whatcom Tea Party in the Ferndale High School auditorium on Wednesday, July 17. From left are: Michelle Luke and Carl Weimer of the 1st District; Ken Mann and Ben Elenbaas, 2nd District; Kathy Kershner and Barry Buchanan, 3rd District; and Bill Knutzen, at-large. Candidate Rudd Browne was absent. Responding to audience questions, they talked about growth management in Whatcom County, building a new jail, property rights, water supply, Lake Whatcom, wind turbines, livestock slaughter facilities, climate change and more. They could speak only indirectly on the Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal, as the County Council will act in a quasi-judicial role in decisions on that project.  (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Candidates talk at Tea Party forum

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Both inside and outside, the new Chateaux at Garden Green promises relaxation and contentment.  (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

New active adult community opens up the golf views

Chateaux project on Depot Road first of three new communities LYNDEN — There’s a lot more to the first phase of the Garden Green project behind the 6th hole at Homestead Golf & Country Club than ...

Lynden School Board favors building two new schools

Plan includes interim performing arts space at a Line Road middle school LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board moved one step closer to a bond resolution at its Thursday evening meeting, favoring a motion ...
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Everson Festival serves up the sunshine

The two-day Everson-Nooksack Festival on Friday and Saturday provided plenty of sunny reasons for visitors to come to town for food, a parade, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, kids’ games and activities ...
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Raspberry Dessert Contest: We have a winner (and a recipe)

The Lynden Tribune once again held its annual “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest, with entries judged by the newsroom staff on Thursday, in anticipation of the upcoming Northwest Raspberry Festival. ...
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State of the Arts: Come for the robots, stay for the robots

BELLINGHAM — Giant robots fighting giant monsters. That’s pretty much how I described Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” to people when I mentioned it to them prior to actually watching the film. ...
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Life-giving donation

EVERSON — Terry Graham doesn’t remember it, but 20 years ago she expressed interest in becoming a live kidney donor. Her sister-in-law recounted that, upon hearing somebody else talk about becoming ...