City imposes full burn ban until ‘significant rainfall’

LYNDEN ­— The city joined with the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office on July 1 in banning all open burning within Lynden city limits, due to the extremely dry conditions and warm weather dominating ...

Firecracker Rod Run this weekend

By Kevin Doucette FERNDALE — The 30th annual Firecracker Run in Ferndale will be held Saturday, June 11th at Pioneer Park. The event is open to the public and any car is eligible to be shown. The entry ...

Correction

Pete Kremen will be the emcee for the 2015 Lynden’s Got Talent event July 18 during the Northwest Raspberry Festival in Lynden. He is not one of the judges. For more on the music competition for age ...

Lauree Fletcher to head Whatcom Love INC

WHATCOM — Lauree Fletcher, of Lynden, also a Bellingham counselor and group facilitator, was recently appointed executive director of Whatcom Love INC. She replaces Kae Unrein, who recently retired ...

Fair foundation fundraiser event this Friday in Expo Building

LYNDEN ­— The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation has its annual fundraising event — a dinner with silent and live auctions, and Moowiches — this Friday, July 10, starting at 6 p.m. The program ...
Among the wellwishers as Ted Zawicki celebrated his 103rd birthday at the Lynden Community Center July 1 were his great-granddaughter Danielle Dow and her four children, Elianna, Eden, Evory and Zion, ages 2 to 7. Ted blew out birthday candles and also recited the 23rd Psalm at the party of mostly seniors. He comes every Wednesday, like clockwork, to play pool at the center, said director Cathi LeCocq, and he also goes out fishing each week with his friend Roger Granger at Lake Whatcom. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Making 103 memorable

Among the wellwishers as Ted Zawicki celebrated his 103rd birthday at the Lynden Community Center July 1 were his great-granddaughter Danielle Dow and her four children, Elianna, Eden, Evory and Zion, ...

Engagement: Aunaleisa Salinas & Brennan Roosma

Aunaleisa Gailene Salinas of Lynden and Brennan Allen Roosma of Everson announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on July 17, 2015, at Third Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Aunaleisa is a daughter ...

Anniversary: Dave & Connie Burns – 50th

Dave and Connie Burns were married on July 14, 1965, at Third Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. They will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary during the summer months with family and friends. ...

Birth: Ridley James Chatterton

Denise and Jim Chatterton of Lynden welcomed a son, Ridley James, on June 22, 2015, in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins brothers Caedmon, 12, Keagan, 8, and Reece, 6. Grandparents are ...

Mental health evaluation and treatment should occur at the new county jail

Bill Walker It is very sad that at the height of the economic crash of 2008 to 2010 Washington State looked to the mental health field to cut expenses in an attempt to maintain other budgets around the ...