401 Front St. building removal to happen soon

LYNDEN ­— Two city projects are heading toward completion. Removal of the old 401 Front St. building will be in earnest next week, and commissioning of the new $30 million water treatment plant could ...

Enjoying an island, family togetherness

To those of you whose children and grandchildren all reside within convenient commuting distance, I say good for you. I am not so privileged. And so we have to set aside a time every two or three years ...
A chocolate labrador retriever launches into the DockDogs tank to catch the tossed object in the Monday noon show. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

NWWA Fair has it all: Baby pigs, fast dogs, big slow tortoises

LYNDEN ­— Every year the Northwest Washington Fair has plenty of tradition, but also some fresh takes. Finding fun in the details can prove the adventure. Here’s a smattering of things to watch for ...
Tony Antonucci

Brooklyn-raised man pursues mission here

LYNDEN ­— You have to know Tony Antonucci’s story to understand his passion and his cause. Tony, now a Lynden resident, was born in Brooklyn to Italian immigrant parents. His dad died when he was ...
A Whatcom County farm lagoon is one way dairy farmers contain manure and keep it from entering the general water supply. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Dairies seek right balance respecting land, water uses

WHATCOM — Anyone familiar with the local climate knows it rains aplenty here, even if not so much in July and August. Forty inches of precipitation per year makes Washington the Evergreen State, ideal ...
A new building has been designed, and now its funding is being pursued. (Architect’s rendering courtesy of Mark Bratt)

Fair plans a new building at entrance

LYNDEN ­— Plans for a new central hallmark building on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds were presented when the supporting fair foundation met in July. The Agriculture Education Center, as it is ...

Council action ends Vandenberg appeals

Also, annexation process to be started between Double Ditch, Benson roads By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— The City Council ...
Clients of the brand-new Northwest Adult Day Health and Wellness Center return home after a welcoming first day Monday. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

New adult day health center now open

33 first-day clients Monday likely will rise to 56 maximum By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— After setting up on ...

Dairy farmers see other factors in water quality decline

New industry effort aims to get out a fuller picture of relevant issues By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ...

Dairy industry takes on water quality critics

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a three-part series. The next two parts will deal with specifics of water quality measuring and science, existing regulations and practices, and other factors ...