Polly Moore stands in front of a tree strung with all the cards she received. (Courtesy photo)

Polly Moore at home, thankful for community support

Polly Moore stands in front of a tree strung with all the cards she received. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN ­— Polly Moore is grateful for all the support she has felt from the community since her spring ...

Lynden retiree creates seminars to keep minds active

LYNDEN ­— A retiree in Lynden since 2006, Ron Bucknam wanted to see more local opportunity for intellectual challenge. So he conceived the idea of the Lynden Emeritus Forum. He isn’t holding back. ...

A day to honor

Right: Boy Scouts Troop 4028 of Lynden presents the colors at the Veterans Day service on Nov. 11 in the Lynden Community Center. Above: World War II veteran Paul Van Dyke salutes as Becky Gerlach sings ...
A client receives food at the Nooksack Valley Food Bank, helped by two Spanish-speaking “hermanas” as volunteers and director Ted Lautenbach. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Busy Thursday food bank serves Everson

A client receives food at the Nooksack Valley Food Bank, helped by two Spanish-speaking “hermanas” as volunteers and director Ted Lautenbach. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) EVERSON ­— Ted and Diane ...

City rescinds vacation buy-back policy

LYNDEN ­— Eight months ago, the city set up a vacation buy-back program for city department heads. On Monday, the Lynden City Council rescinded it. However, all employees with at least 15 years with ...
Courtney Polinder, with friend Nick Margeson aboard, carries the coffin of his grandfather, Fred Polinder Jr., to burial on Monday afternoon. The Clydesdale horses and wagon of the Polinder family pass in front of the Lynden Pioneer Museum starting the route from Gillies Funeral Home to Monumenta Cemetery. A packed memorial service was then held at First Reformed Church for the 87-year-old Lynden horseman and dairy leader, who died Oct. 31. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Hitching the wagons one last time

Courtney Polinder, with friend Nick Margeson aboard, carries the coffin of his grandfather, Fred Polinder Jr., to burial on Monday afternoon. The Clydesdale horses and wagon of the Polinder family pass ...

Sorting through election’s charter changes

WHATCOM — Voters may have seemed lukewarm, or deeply divided, on the competing proposals for change in the county’s election processes. But changes are now definitely afoot. By a mild average of just ...

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner WHATCOM ­— The jail sales tax idea has fallen behind in the latest Whatcom County vote counts, and Satpal Sidhu leads Kathy Kershner ...
At Katz Coffee & Used Books, Peggy Kelley offers treats to young participants in downtown Lynden’s “Dutch Treat” promotion on Halloween afternoon. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Treats and raindrops

At Katz Coffee & Used Books, Peggy Kelley offers treats to young participants in downtown Lynden’s “Dutch Treat” promotion on Halloween afternoon. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Kershner, Sidhu in virtual tie; charter changes mostly favored

WHATCOM ­— The District 2 County Council race between Kathy Kershner and Satpal Sidhu is a virtual toss-up through the first big count of votes. Just 14 votes separate the two, in Kershner’s favor, ...