Council: No UTVs on city streets

LYNDEN ­— After months of looking into it, the City Council has decided not to allow utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) on city streets after all. Laurie Morgan, who operated her rig in Riverton, Wyoming, ...
In June 2013 Joe Moser, right, received an award from Air Force Chief Master Sergeant (Ret.) Rick Arnold at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham. (File photo)

Hometown WWII hero Joe Moser passes at 94

In June 2013 Joe Moser, right, received an award from Air Force Chief Master Sergeant (Ret.) Rick Arnold at the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham. (File photo) WHATCOM ­— Joe Moser, the humble hometown ...
Task force members heard Monday about Whatcom County’s detox and crisis triage services. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Task force busy on bigger jail issues

Task force members heard Monday about Whatcom County’s detox and crisis triage services. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) BELLINGHAM ­— On Nov. 2, the 20-member Incarceration Prevention and Reduction ...

Official notice: 465 jobs to end at Ferndale Intalco

WHATCOM ­— Alcoa Intalco Works gave notice last week of its intended layoff of 465 workers from the Ferndale plant, starting Jan. 18, 2016. Alcoa lists the layoffs as temporary, but low prices in the ...
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 ...