In the last two weeks, lots of wood framing has shaped the new interior of the Waples Mercantile Building. The building owners have three signed leases and three more in the works. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Waples’ top transformation

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Costs for city 5th-Front work go over budget

But investment seen as vital for downtown revitalization By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— The cost of city upgrades at Fifth and Front ...
Playing in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park was just one way to enjoy the beautiful 73-degree weather of Saturday. The nearby Million Smiles Playground was also a hopping place for kids and families. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sun-kissed spring

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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

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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 ...

County bolsters behavioral health program

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

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 ...
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   LYNDEN ­— To train the caregivers of ...

Mother asks community to help E. coli families

Laurie Morgan speaks to Lynden City Council By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— Laurie ...
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   WHATCOM ­— ...