Don Kok, retiring Lynden Christian Schools superintendent, and his wife, Shelly, were honored while on stage with their children and grandchildren at a May 28 open house. Here with the couple are grandchildren Lauren, Caitlin, baby Meagan and Makenzie. The evening brought stories, handshakes, a mayor’s proclamation and many honoring comments. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

A final LC farewell

Don Kok, retiring Lynden Christian Schools superintendent, and his wife, Shelly, were honored while on stage with their children and grandchildren at a May 28 open house. Here with the couple are grandchildren ...
Lynne Shelton and younger sister Lilly Megard are learning that their father, Leonard Goodman (right), was no ordinary soldier. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

An honor long overdue

Local sisters on journey of discovery about father’s role in the First Special Service Force By Mark Reimers and Calvin Bratt news@ferndalerecord.com Sigmundur ...

County bolsters behavioral health program

20-member task force would aim for diversion from jail into treatment By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ...

4 NWWA fairgrounds samples match E. coli strain

But investigation still ongoing, officials say By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— Ten locations on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds have ...
A child tests math skills at the Lynden Library. (Courtesy photo)

Kiwanis pushes early-childhood learning model here

Public meeting set for June 3 on concept, goals By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com A child tests math skills at the Lynden Library. (Courtesy ...

Mother asks community to help E. coli families

Laurie Morgan speaks to Lynden City Council By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— Laurie Morgan, mother of a child who ...
Backers of Rover Stay Over leave County Council chambers May 12 after an appeal decision went against the dog kennel. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

County stance riles kennel supporters

Rover Stay Over plans to appeal now to court to try to stay in Agriculture zone By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com Backers of Rover Stay Over leave ...

Most incumbents go unopposed

Jail critic Joy Gilfillen will take on Jack Louws By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ­— Jack Louws has a challenger for a second ...

New police officer sworn in

Overall Lynden plan for transportation to be updated by consultant By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— With plenty of relatives proudly looking ...

Dr. Alveda King to speak May 21-22

Venues are WWU and Lakeway Inn; admission free for niece of MLK Jr.   LYNDEN ­— Alveda King, niece of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak at two public events locally on behalf ...