Farmers Insurance agent Andy Jewell, right, presents a check to Lynden Christian Elementary School librarian Karen Rast on Monday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Jewell gives $5,000 to local educators, including LC

Farmers Insurance agent Andy Jewell, right, presents a check to Lynden Christian Elementary School librarian Karen Rast on Monday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LC librarian surprised with award from local ...
The most tense moments came on Kok Road after the rally. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Planning for Trump visit was a 36-hour race

The most tense moments came on Kok Road after the rally. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) County Emergency Operations Center activated for Trump LYNDEN — Less than 48 hours wasn’t an ideal timeframe ...
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PHOTOS: The Trump scene

Saturday in Lynden was a day of Donald Trump. Here’s the scene as captured by Lynden Tribune photographer Tim Newcomb.

Seven duplex lots for 1.73 acres near fair

Property currently is used only for fair parking one week of the year LYNDEN — A vacant 1.73 acres of land north of Kok Road just east of the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds near 17th Street is proposed ...

Fourth-quarter sales drop in Whatcom County

But non-store sales helped give the area a boost WHATCOM — Sales in stores weren’t as lucrative in 2015 as in 2014. Fourth-quarter 2015 taxable retail sales of goods saw a decline across most of Whatcom ...

Guide widening to Badger is funded

But Lynden project won’t start until 2023, at soonest LYNDEN — There’s finally funding to complete the Guide Meridian Road widening project through Lynden. But not until 2023, at the soonest. The ...
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April warmth sets two local records

High temps last week were summer-like WHATCOM — The run of warm weather in mid-April set two records locally, according to Roderic Perry, who tracks daily temperature and precipitation northeast of ...

Tight parking: A great new Lynden problem

City to gather downtown parking data LYNDEN — A study of downtown Lynden’s parking habits will help guide the city in developing an updated plan. The Lynden Police Department, with the support of ...

Stap brothers take over Everson shop

S&S takes over where Brown’s Tractor left off EVERSON — Troy Stap said it was easier to “buy the business than move the toolbox,” the main reason he purchased Brown’s Tractor from Steve ...

Former Border Patrol station sells for $282k

Guide Meridian property zoned residential LYNDEN — The former Lynden U.S. Border Patrol station has its first owner since the U.S. government gave up on the location in February 2014. In a public auction ...