Everson, Lynden move toward pot shop bans

WHATCOM — The City of Everson is moving toward a ban on recreational marijuana retail sales inside the city, but the city’s planning agency recommends allowing production and processing. During a Sept. ...

11-year-old stabs mother on Vinup Road

LYNDEN — An 11-year-old boy stabbed his mother in the back in the 8500 block of Vinup Road at 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, according to the Lynden Police Department. The boy was transported for a ...
The trails on Mount Baker were in full use on Labor Day. Here two hikers are seen on the Bagley Lakes Trail headed toward Chain Lakes. The parking lot at Artist Point was at full capacity. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

A Baker type of day

The trails on Mount Baker were in full use on Labor Day. Here two hikers are seen on the Bagley Lakes Trail headed toward Chain Lakes. The parking lot at Artist Point was at full capacity. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden ...

The making of Nooksack facilities

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley Middle School principal Joel VanderYacht has been having plenty of fun this summer thinking about a new middle school. And he hasn’t even started in on the joy of moving into ...

Lynde 500 returns for Monday run

LYNDEN — The Lynde 500 pushkart derby makes its annual return to the downtown streets on Labor Day. The high-energy fundraiser for the Lynden Pioneer Museum starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 7, with ...

Fair attendance up slightly in 2015

LYNDEN — Six days of the Northwest Washington Fair — and six straight days of sunshine — produced a bounty of what fair manager Jim Baron was looking for: a focus on the positive. “The fair offers ...
The Northwest Washington Fair’s Monday Demolition Derby provided plenty of smashing entertainment for the grandstand crowds that viewed the afternoon and evening shows. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

PHOTOS: A derby of demolition

The Northwest Washington Fair’s Monday Demolition Derby provided plenty of smashing entertainment for the grandstand crowds that viewed the afternoon and evening shows. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)
A bubble-shooting toy made rides a little more exciting on the opening day of the Northwest Washington Fair. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Sunny, smooth start to 2015 NWWA Fair

A bubble-shooting toy made rides a little more exciting on the opening day of the Northwest Washington Fair. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Jim Baron, general manager of the Northwest Washington ...

Drop in Canadian dollar felt at border

WHATCOM — With the downward trend of the Canadian dollar comes the downward trend of Canadian shoppers into Whatcom County. “I think we can certainly anticipate a decrease in Canadian shoppers,” ...
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PHOTOS: Fair opens Monday with fabulous weather, Demo Derby and new attractions

      As the sun came out Monday for the opening day of the Northwest Washington Fair, so did fairgoers. Whether the full afternoon grandstand Demolition Derby or the mix of new attractions, ...