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ONGOING ‘Mary Poppins’ at LCHS Lynden Christian High School presents the Broadway musical “Mary Poppins,” with Haley Ponnech as Mary and Jack Vandergriend as Bert, on Jan. 29-30 and Feb. 4-5 at ...
Every Tuesday, Linda Card, left, and Debbie Lagerwey let the homeless help themselves to clothing, blankets and more at a Bellingham church.  (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sol H. Lewis Award winners: Debbie Lagerwey/Linda Card

Every Tuesday, Linda Card, left, and Debbie Lagerwey let the homeless help themselves to clothing, blankets and more at a Bellingham church. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Debbie Lagerwey, Linda Card have ...
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Fresh challenge to stronger tourism locally

Expert Roger Brooks’ advise to Whatcom, any place: ‘Think like a traveler’ BELLINGHAM ­— Lynden had its name mentioned quite a bit, and positively, as a tourism expert surveyed what Whatcom County ...

Sumas audit OK, but accounting system questioned

Utilities, police were big items in 2012-2014 budget SUMAS — A state audit of three years of financial reporting for Sumas finds no direct problems, but does give an “adverse opinion” on accounting ...
The East Madison Street house was gutted. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Nooksack house fire started from candle-making

The East Madison Street house was gutted. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune) NOOKSACK ­— A house was gutted Monday morning by fire started apparently from candle-making in a bedroom. The 911 call was received ...

Local legislators aim to overturn ‘restroom of choice’ decision

Ericksen, Van Werven see state Human Rights Commission as over-stepping its authority     OLYMPIA ­— Both state Rep. Luanne Van Werven and Sen. Doug Ericksen of north Whatcom’s 42nd Legislative ...

Hirst: A summer tax on water use?

Eric Hirst WHATCOM ­— Don’t look right now, in January, but the county has a seasonal water shortage. So says Eric Hirst, a retired energy analyst in Bellingham and now involved in local natural resources ...

Beard growing contest begins Jan. 30

LYNDEN — The Chamber of Commerce is giving out the bristly details of the upcoming beard contest in connection with the city’s 125th anniversary. The entire anniversary effort is called the One Two ...

Three sworn in on council represent 56 years

LYNDEN ­— Three City Council members were sworn in to new terms Monday, and together they represent over 56 years of service on the council. Gary Bode, Gerald Kuiken and Ron DeValois received the oath ...

Celebrating Lynden’s 125th; Chamber planning record-breaking sundae

LYNDEN ­— The city turns 125 years old in 2016, and organizers say they are planning a celebration reflecting the heritage of Lynden across the years. The official birthday date, Lynden Day, is March ...