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Anniversary — Kornelis and Ann Keizer – 60th

Kornelis and Ann Keizer of Lynden celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner planned by their children. They were married on Dec. 19, 1954, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. After immigrating ...
Cemetery district commissioner Dick Decima looks through a booklet recapping the 1889 cenus of Whatcom County leading up to Washington statehood. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Cemetery district determines its pre-statehood ‘pioneers’

1889 census list was a big help   LYNDEN ­— The district that maintains the Lynden and Greenwood cemeteries has compiled a list of all those buried in the two cemeteries who were in Washington before ...

Mount Baker cheerleader to dance in London parade

Rachel Nichols has been nominated for All-American cheer team three years in a row WHATCOM— Rachel Nichols might as well be a juggler.   She’s already on the Mount Baker High School football cheer ...

Local teachers earn national board certifications

WHATCOM — Several local school districts had teachers earn their national board certifications in 2014, including Lynden with four new certifications, Mount Baker with three and Nooksack Valley with ...

Lynden ‘leaning toward’ bond

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board had a lively discussion at its Thursday evening board meeting on the future of school facilities and what a potential construction bond might look like. “They didn’t ...

Mother-daughter duo records Christmas album for good cause

ACME — Laurie Lewis and her daughter Callie both love animals. They also love music. This Christmas, they hope to combine those passions into a project that will provide some extra help for critters ...
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Desserts taste good, and other lessons from the Lynden Holiday Baking Contest

LYNDEN — Last week, I took one for the team. I sacrificed myself. I pushed my co-workers out of the path of a moving train. A rich, gooey, sweet Christmas train. I did this by agreeing to sit on a prestigious ...

State of the Arts: You should be listening to ‘Serial’

I can’t stop listening to “Serial.” I listen to a lot of podcasts in the car, and I’m constantly on the lookout for new ones. “Serial” popped onto my radar two weeks ago when I heard it talked ...

Granting some Winter Wishes

LAUREL — “Leadership as service” is an important theme in the Meridian High School leadership class, and one that teacher Patrick Ames definitely chooses to emphasize. “When I started three years ...
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‘A Christmas Story’ musical premiering at the Claire

LYNDEN — “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” has become just about as common a phrase as “jingle bells,” thanks to the enormous popularity of the film “A Christmas Story.” he Lynden Performing ...