Top local stories of 2015

PHOTO OF THE YEAR: From sudden events to annual experiences, 2015 brought plenty in the way of photos. The Tribune selected Calvin Bratt’s photo from Saturday, Aug. 29, as Photo of the Year for the ...
The Inn at Lynden scrambled to open on Monday, Dec. 28. Above right, discussions continued in the temporary hotel lobby about finishing the inn while the inn filled 11 guest rooms the first night of operation, many with views onto downtown Lynden in unique rooms with a historic feel. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Inn at Lynden opened on Monday; more dates set

The Inn at Lynden scrambled to open on Monday, Dec. 28. Above right, discussions continued in the temporary hotel lobby about finishing the inn while the inn filled 11 guest rooms the first night of operation, ...

Taco Time using Lynden to test breakfast menu

WHATCOM — Taco Time NW, a 76-restaurant chain based in Renton, is testing a new breakfast menu at three locations, including Lynden and Bellingham. The Lynden location started the test in November and ...

Taco Time using Lynden to test breakfast menu

Free breakfast on Friday part of a promotion WHATCOM — Taco Time NW, a 76-restaurant chain based in Renton, is testing a new breakfast menu at three locations, including Lynden and Bellingham.   The ...

Lynden Bolt turns warehouse into retail

LYNDEN — The 30-year-old Mobile Hardware business has brought bolts, nuts, fasteners and hardware of all kinds to Whatcom and Skagit counties for decades. Now customers can come get their own items, ...
Andy Nguyen serves up a new style of fare inside the new Drizzle shop now open downtown Lynden’s Waples Mercantile Building. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Drizzle opens with more than just olive oils

Andy Nguyen serves up a new style of fare inside the new Drizzle shop now open downtown Lynden’s Waples Mercantile Building. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Tucked at the back of Drizzle Olive ...

Nooksack River Casino closes

DEMING — An employee at the Nooksack River Casino said a few employees were allowed inside on Monday, but that no vendors were allowed back, part of the process for closing the Nooksack Indian Tribe’s ...
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Drizzle opens with more than olive oils

LYNDEN — Tucked in the back of Drizzle Olive Oil & Vinegar’s new retail shop in the Waples Mercantile Building is the handiwork of Andy Nguyen, the shop’s executive chef.   The Everson ...
The former Border Patrol property is in a residential neighborhood, but still fenced for security. (Courtesy photo)

Former Lynden Border Patrol station up for auction

The former Border Patrol property is in a residential neighborhood, but still fenced for security. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN — Now the general public can bid — with a $100,000 minimum — on the former ...
Customers get a first look at the new Village Books location in downtown Lynden on Monday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Waples Building welcomes guests

Customers get a first look at the new Village Books location in downtown Lynden on Monday. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Village Books opened doors to its new Lynden location on Sunday, Nov. ...