WWU named ‘military friendly’

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has been named a “military friendly school” for the sixth straight year by militaryfriendly.com, placing Western in the top 20 percent of all higher education ...

Letters to the editor

We should support the view of the Lummi people The Lummi people have taken a strong stand against efforts to turn Cherry Point into a shipping terminal for coal. We should acknowledge and support their ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 18 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden School Board, district board room, 1203 Bradley ...
A screened enlargement helps Rick Moore keep doing artwork in spite of his impaired eyesight. (courtesy photo)

About drawing in the dark

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune NOOKSACK ­— For many who watched “The Wizard of Oz” back in 1939, the wonder wasn’t so much seeing the magical story of a wizard, lost girl and talking ...
Teens talk on the phone in “Bye Bye Birdie,” opening Nov. 19 at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. (Courtesy photo)

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ starts Thursday in Lynden

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— The musical comedy “Bye Bye Birdie” opens Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Claire vg Thomas ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers rally, earn fourth straight quarterfinal berth; Trojans eliminated

KALAMA — Mount Baker senior quarterback Mason Bass ran for an eventual game-winning 35-yard touchdown with just more than three minutes left as the Mountaineers rallied from a 21-point first-quarter ...
From left, Lynden seniors Jordan Wittenberg, Ezra Arneson and Sterling Somers sign their National Letters of Intent on Nov. 12. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Local athletes sign letters of intent

WHATCOM — Some of Whatcom County’s top high school athletes have recently made their collegiate plans a formality by signing their National Letters of Intent. A trio of Lynden athletes — Jordan Wittenberg ...

Kaemingk steps down as LC head football coach

WHATCOM — Galen Kaemingk has resigned after five seasons as Lynden Christian’s head football coach, athletic director Curt De Haan announced in a press release on Monday. “He is looking forward to ...

Registration open for local high school rec hoops league

LYNDEN — Registration is open for the Northwest Youth Basketball League until Friday, Nov. 20, or until the league is full. The NYBL is a recreational league for boys and girls in grades 9-12 who don’t ...

Kids mentored, lives changed

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— Jacob Tartaglioni needed someone to teach him how to be a man. He had his mom, but his dad was ...