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Three sisters give up their long hair for a new look, cause

LYNDEN -— Not only did the three Spoelstra girls give up their thick long tresses of hair for cancer sufferers. They also got a nifty new hair styling in the process. “It makes them look so much older” ...
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I hate goodbyes

LYNDEN — I still recall my first time driving into Lynden. It was Tuesday, April 26, 2012. I had left Pullman just two days before, leaving Washington State University, the place I had called home for ...
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Bread pudding judged best in annual Tribune competition

LYNDEN — Lynden Tribune staffers and a special guest had the pleasure of tasting six raspberry desserts on Thursday for the Tribune’s annual “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest. The desserts ...
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105 miles for a close friend

LYNDEN — The number 105 sticks out to Troy Muljat. Unfortunately, though, not for a good reason. Each day, the Lynden native must drive 105 miles to Seattle to receive radiation treatments at the Cancer ...
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A first for Whatcom County

FERNDALE — In previous years when the calendar reached early July, families of Ferndale and Lynden, like others in the state, would load up the minivan, pack the cooler and head nearly four hours to ...
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Hommes no stranger to adversity

LYNDEN — When you look up “adversity” in the dictionary, the first two words of its definition jump off the page. “Difficulties; misfortune.” Then, when you browse through the synonyms, you see ...
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Waiting on their moment

PORTLAND — From 2010 to 2013, the names Josh Kraght and Zach Vis meant the world to football fans in Lynden and Whatcom County. The two, who graduated from Lynden High School a year ago, had historic ...
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Rockin’ and Rollin’ in Seattle

SEATTLE — I need a doctor. Holy smokes, that’s exactly what was on my mind in mid- March after I went on a three-mile jog. The night before that run, I had promised my friend, Megan Low, that I would ...
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The time to learn, grow, is now for Lynden football

LYNDEN — When you’ve had as much success as coach Curt Kramme and the Lynden football program, the offseason looks a little different than at other high schools. The effort in the weight room is necessary. ...
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Can he turn things around at NV?

BELLINGHAM — He was on his way out. He was ready to hide his clipboard in the bottom drawer of his desk and put his coaching days behind him. That’s what Chris Scrimsher — who was named the new Nooksack ...