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Sleuthing the origins of my house —using old Tribunes now posted online

I am finally digging out the details the walls of my old home would not divulge — and in the pages of old Lynden Tribunes, no less. Word came to us here recently from the Washington State Library that ...
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65 years in local VFW Auxiliary

LYNDEN ­— At one point in their courtship, Dwight Hinton didn’t want Tessie to become a nurse. She persisted, though, then worked in hospitals while he was in World War II, and later in life she became ...

Isom will celebrate Día De Los Niños on April 27

LYNDEN ­— This year’s El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros event will be on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Isom Elementary School, 8461 Benson Rd. The fifth annual event last year ...

Fugitive from Tuesday manhunt captured by police in Abbotsford, B.C.

SUMAS ­— Crossing the U.S.-Canada border, a drug smuggling suspect who eluded a massive manhunt in rough Whatcom County terrain on Tuesday was captured by Abbotsford, B.C., police early Wednesday. At ...

Main Street bridge to close in July

Interwest firm will build it for $2.2 million By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— Interwest Construction of Burlington will build ...

Glacier mink farm fined for manure discharge

BELLINGHAM — The owner of two Glacier area mink farms is being fined $48,000 by the Washington State Department of Ecology for discharging water contaminated with manure into nearby salmon-bearing creeks ...

Report summarizes boatload of public comment on GPT

BELLEVUE — The co-lead agencies reviewing the proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have posted online their report summarizing and categorizing comments received ...

Port envisions new airport Holiday Inn hotel

BELLINGHAM — Travelers could enjoy a full-service hotel at the Bellingham International Airport if a hotel development plan by the Port of Bellingham is approved and moves forward. “We recognize that ...

Ericksen calls Inslee tax proposals ‘just plain wrong’

OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen, GOP-Ferndale, on March 28 criticized Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposal for new taxes totaling $1.4 billion in the next two years, including tax increases on businesses, oil refineries, ...

Nooksacks fight disenrollment from tribe

DEMING — Four Nooksack Indian Tribe members have filed suit in Tribal Court to try to stop tribal leaders from disenrolling 306 people, or about 15 percent of total membership of the Deming-based tribe. ...