22-year retiring LCS leader to be honored May 28

Open house for Don Kok By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN — Don Kok, principal and superintendent with Lynden Christian Schools over the last 22 years, ...

City settles four labor contracts good through 2017

New police vehicle will be bought By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— The city has reached agreement with four of six employee ...

Law enforcement Fire districts in contract tension, losing chief

North Whatcom, District 4 will try to mediate a new contract, now with help By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ...

Cities sign off on jail plan

But other delays will push .2% sales tax vote to November now By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ­— While ...
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Milk Makers Fest in town this week

A Holstein dairy heifer gets acquainted with a group of first graders at this week’s Milk Makers Fest at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Conducted by Whatcom County Dairy Women, the fest is all ...

Growth to east of Lynden continues

  LYNDEN ­— The city will keep adding houses to the east.   The City Council Monday agreed to add 4.35 acres near Northwood Road to the North Prairie planned residential development that Bob ...

Ballot drop-off deadline Tuesday

  WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelstein reminds Lynden School District voters that ballots for the $48 million bond special election must be postmarked or deposited in a ballot drop box no later ...
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Homeschoolers hone their public speaking here

  LYNDEN ­— The crosswalk at 11th and Grover streets was a busy spot last week Thursday through Saturday, with dozens of smartly dressed young folks making their way between the Bethel and First ...
A power pole on Hannegan Road was sheared by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning, causing an overnight power blip affecting much of north Whatcom County. Nearby Meridian Middle School was closed for the day due to lack of power. Crews were working for Puget Sound Energy at the site Wednesday to get power restored by afternoon. Hannegan traffic was kept flowing as normal. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sheared telephone pole causes power blip

A power pole on Hannegan Road was sheared by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning, causing an overnight power blip affecting much of north Whatcom County. Nearby Meridian Middle School was closed ...

Community Snowpack officially 22 percent of norm

Local impacts upon summer streamflow remain to be seen By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM — What’s been obvious for ...