Kite-making in a variety of styles and decorations was one hands-on activity done on the Mary Poppins theme by first- through fourth-graders. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden Christian kids explore their creativity

Kite-making in a variety of styles and decorations was one hands-on activity done on the Mary Poppins theme by first- through fourth-graders. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune) Creative Arts Week has become ...

‘Curtain Going Up’ for LHS drama

BY BROOKE HANSON for the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN — The Lynden High School drama department will put on three performances of the play “Curtain Going Up” starting Friday, April 29. The play is the story ...

Presidential primary ballots go out May 4

Trump, Kasich, Cruz and Carson all on GOP ballot WHATCOM — On May 4 County Auditor Debbie Adelstein’s office sends out ballots for Washington’s 2016 Presidential Primary to all registered voters. Hillary ...
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State beauty

A star trail photo over Mount Rainier, a merger of 200 images by Matt Dieterich of Pittsburgh, will be a Forever stamp in this 100th anniversary year of the National Park Service. (Courtesy photo)

Lane renovations underway at Sumas border, with delays

SUMAS — A one-month project to renovate all five vehicle lanes at the Sumas Port of Entry has begun, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces. Initial work got underway the morning of April 11, with ...

Master Gardener annual plant sale Saturday, May 7

FERNDALE — Whatcom County Master Gardener volunteers are working on their biggest fundraiser of the year, the 25th annual plant sale. It takes place Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hovander ...

Cornwell joins WCLS trustees

WHATCOM ­— The county library system board of trustees has added Brad Cornwell for a first term running through Jan. 31, 2021. As a principal at RMC Architects where he has worked for 22 years, Cornwell ...

Legislators’ advocacy benefits community

This is a guest column from Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis. Isn’t it exciting? Lynden is alive and well! Our downtown is being revitalized. Our outstanding trail system is slated for expansion. A parking ...

Louws puts jail funding ahead of EMS

Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws gave his 2016 State of the County speech to the County Council in early April. The first portion on accomplishments and projects underway was printed last week; this ...

Letter to the editor

Recognizing local history Yes, I remember that store, the Swanson Mercantile (March 16 Drive Whatcom section photo). We shopped there during my childhood when we lived on the Clearbrook Road, and later ...