The first page from the original “In the Matter of incorporation of Lynden” document.

For 125th of Lynden, give Holden Judson his due as ‘Father of Lynden’

The first page from the original “In the Matter of incorporation of Lynden” document. We are accustomed to referring to that larger-than-life lady Phoebe Judson as “Mother of Lynden.” How about, ...
Derek Johnson checkmates Andrew Slagle in the tournament’s third round as Tanner Martin and Brady Hornstra, who would play for the title, look on. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

LC senior wins Tromp chess tourney

Derek Johnson checkmates Andrew Slagle in the tournament’s third round as Tanner Martin and Brady Hornstra, who would play for the title, look on. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN ­— Brady Hornstra, ...
From left, the current North Whatcom Fire & Rescue commissioners are: Marty McPhail, Rich Bosman, Dean Berkeley, John Crawford and Bruce Ansell. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

North Whatcom has two new commissioners

From left, the current North Whatcom Fire & Rescue commissioners are: Marty McPhail, Rich Bosman, Dean Berkeley, John Crawford and Bruce Ansell. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Turmoil of 2015 now seems ...
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Swin mural to be refurbished

Lions Club lining up WWU art students to work April weekends on all 142 feet LYNDEN ­— It’s an anniversary project, but the Lions club’s 40th more than the city’s 125th. The Lynden Lions Club ...
Lynden’s beard-growing contest, part of the celebration of Lynden’s 125-year anniversary, came to a conclusion on Saturday with the judging of about 40 beards entered in the contest. Mayor Scott Korthuis is pictured here getting his beard inspected, while Les Molenaar won the contest (photo page A7). (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Beard contest kicks off 125th celebration

Lynden’s beard-growing contest, part of the celebration of Lynden’s 125-year anniversary, came to a conclusion on Saturday with the judging of about 40 beards entered in the contest. Mayor Scott Korthuis ...
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Strong winds cause problems

(posted 9:30 a.m. Thursday)   WHATCOM ­— Strong wind overnight knocked out power in many places and closed some schools on Thursday, March 10.   Traffic lights were out of operation in many ...

County set for photo flyover

Lynden one of 16 cost-sharing partners in aerial ‘pictometry’ of Whatcom LYNDEN ­— Expect planes overhead taking pictures of what’s below. It’s part of the county’s contract with Pictometry ...
Children attend Milk Makers Fest. (File photo/Lynden Tribune)

E. coli outbreak leads to lawsuit

Children attend Milk Makers Fest. (File photo/Lynden Tribune) Negligence alleged against Lynden fair, school district and Dairy Women WHATCOM ­— Three local families are filing a lawsuit for damages ...
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Districting panel starts debating lines, maps

Non-voting chair, numbers expert now in place WHATCOM ­— Let the debate about new County Council district lines begin. With two needed positions now filled, the Whatcom County Districting Committee ...
Fourth grader Angel Cartagena looks at drawings of a new Lynden Middle School Monday as his mother Suzie, a middle school paraeducator, talks with architect David King. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden schools’ design passing final scrutiny

Fourth grader Angel Cartagena looks at drawings of a new Lynden Middle School Monday as his mother Suzie, a middle school paraeducator, talks with architect David King. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Fisher ...