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Lewis 100: Waples’ store anchored Lynden for decades

In the same year, 1914, that Sol Lewis purchased the Lynden Tribune newspaper, a new building went up at the corner of Fourth and Front streets. It also was to become a Lynden institution. William Waples, ...

Historic Lynden fire siren to be blown Thursday

LYNDEN -— Big Ole, the historic fire siren atop the Jansen Art Center, may be blown around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, as part of a ceremony honoring the center’s founding members, said Heidi Jansen ...

Sumas Bull-a-Rama returns Sept. 13

SUMAS -— The second Sumas Bull-a-Rama of 2014 is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 13, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the rodeo grounds. This competition features top amateur adult bull riders from the United States ...

9-11 Memorial Ride coming

WHATCOM -— The 9-11 Memorial Ride, an event that has been elsewhere in the United States and Canada, is coming to the Peace Arch Park this year. Border officials, military personnel and emergency responders ...

Lynden Christian music faculty recital Sept. 11

LYNDEN -— The eighth annual Music Faculty Recital featuring the Lynden Christian School teachers performing an evening of music will be on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Worship and Fine Arts ...

Sustainable small farm courses set

WHATCOM -— A course on sustainable small farming is again planned by WSU Whatcom County Extension this year, starting on Sept. 9. It will run on two Tuesday evenings, with three full-day field trips ...

WCC classes offer help getting life, career on track

BELLINGHAM — Start the school year off right by attending a free Self-esteem and Effective Communication Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at Whatcom Community College. This fun and ...

Opinion: Plenty to support Sunday closings

By John Van Hemert Thank you for placing Gary Vis’ article in the Aug.27 issue of the Lynden Tribune. The headline is: “Sunday business opening should be a free choice.” Very gratefully, Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – published Sept. 3

Sunday response: We are departing from our guide Hard to believe the time would come that we question whose Sunday is it (Aug. 27 Gary Vis column). The history of this country, from the Pilgrims on, was ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Berthusen Park Advisory Committee, southeast conference room, City ...