Farmers respond: No shortage of county water, but of good solutions

This column is from Rich Appel, vice president of Whatcom Family Farmers and chair of its Media & Communications Committee.   On Jan. 13 the Lynden Tribune ran an article about the call for a water ...

Letters to the editor

Economic slavery    This country is no longer working for many ordinary citizens. We learned in our high school civics classes that majority rules in our form of government, but majorities of the American ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 10 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. The group will have ...

Calendar

ONGOING LHS musical Lynden High School presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26-27 and March 4-5 and at 3 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 6 in Judson Hall auditorium of Lynden Middle ...
Lori Salmon and Mitch Bergsma come to the surface in the Caribbean after having become engaged underwater. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden native pops the question underwater

Mitch Bergsma, deaf since birth, works making videos with GoPro BY BROOKE HANSON for the Lynden Tribune AUSTIN, Texas ­— Mitch Bergsma prepared his marriage proposal for five months, but when the time ...

Tuesday’s basketball roundup: Lynden girls earn share of NWC crown

GIRLS BASKETBALL Lynden 50, Squalicum 43    2A fourth-ranked Lynden pulled away for a 50-43 home win over Squalicum on Tuesday in its regular-season finale. With the victory, the Lions (18-2, 11-1 ...

Boys basketball roundup: Mountaineers roll past Sultan in district opener

WHATCOM — 1A seventh-ranked Mount Baker (14-7, 7-5) raced to a 19-point halftime lead en route to a 72-51 home win over Sultan on Monday in the opening round of the 1A district tournament. Timothy Soares ...

Girls basketball roundup: Top-ranked LC clinches share of NWC title

WHATCOM — 1A top-ranked Lynden Christian (18-2, 11-1) closed its regular-season slate with a pair of blowout road victories last week to clinch a share of the NWC crown. On Feb. 2, the Lyncs scored 50 ...

Baker girls wrestling wins sub-district title, advances 14 to regionals

BELLINGHAM — Mount Baker placed first as a team with 205 points in the sub-regional tournament on Saturday at Bellingham High School. Fourteen Mountaineers finished in the top six of their weight class ...

25 local 1A boys wrestlers advance to regionals

SULTAN — Nooksack Valley placed second out of five schools in the 1A sub-regional tournament on Saturday at Sultan High School. The Pioneers finished with 227 points, well behind first-place Sultan. ...