Dept. of Ecology fines Lynden-based firm for spill

  SEATTLE — The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Lynden-based Alaskan Leader Fisheries LLC $11,000 for a 2013 oil spill into Elliott Bay from one of its fishing vessels.   The Bristol ...

Dairy Day Jan. 28 in Olympia

  OLYMPIA — On Jan. 28 the Capital building was filled with farmers, dairy women and youth dairy ambassadors — it was the annual Dairy Day at the Legislature.   Janis DeJager, the current Washington ...

Fewer IRS forms at Lynden Library

  LYNDEN — Because of Internal Revenue Service cutbacks, Whatcom County residents seeking printed tax forms will find fewer of them in their community libraries.   “Some basic forms may be ...

DNR Mt. Baker area topography map updated

  OLYMPIA — The area around Mount Baker is one of the new map updates from the Washington Department of Natural Resources, the agency announced on Feb. 2.   In all, three new maps have been published ...

Witnesses of fatal Blaine truck-bike collision sought

  EVERETT — The Washington State seeks witnesses to the hit-and-run fatal collision involving a pickup truck and a bicyclist at the intersection of State Route 543 and H Street in Blaine at 5:37 ...

Court dockets

  Lynden Municipal Court was held on Dec. 3, 2014, and the following people were found guilty:   Jacob Sparks, 27, of Ferndale, third-degree driving with a suspended license. Fined $400.   Christopher ...

Thanks to you, Readers Care Fund helps the community with meals

by Michael Lewis, publisher   Congratulations are in order once again for the readers of the Lynden Tribune!   The 2014 Lynden Tribune Readers Care Fund, in its ninth year of existence, raised ...

Letters to the editor – Feb. 4

Congrats on the Christmas spirit   My congratulations to all the businesses and home owners in Lynden who went all out with the fabulous lighting displays over the Christmas season. These people invested ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, City ...
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Trisha Heusinkveld & Travis Kendon engagement

Trisha Lee Heusinkveld and Travis Dirk Kendon, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a May 15, 2015 wedding in Lynden. Trisha is a daughter of Barry and Doris Heusinkveld of Everson. ...