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Multi-talented Hommes finding her path

  SEATTLE — Playing one sport in college is challenging enough, especially at the Division II level. Doing so while juggling a rigorous academic major is even more difficult.   But balancing ...
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Winning dessert recipe loads up the raspberry taste

LYNDEN — The winning dessert in the Lynden Tribune’s annual Raspberry Dessert Contest beat out the competition by highlighting raspberries.   Of course, the rest of Megan Jensen’s dessert had ...
From left: front row, Tyler Sipma, Eli Migchelbrink, Duke Ohligschlager, Griffin Dykstra, Lane Dykstra; middle row, Bubba Parcher, Kobe Baar, Dexter Zylstra, Campbell Nolte, Kaeden Hermanutz, Cameron Petersen; back row, coach Kip Baar, coach Dave Ohligschlager, coach Aaron Hermanutz and coach Kevin Visser. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden 10-U baseball team wins state title

MOSES LAKE — All weekend long, the Lynden 10-and-under baseball team had to battle multiple opponents: the scorching Moses Lake heat and, of course, the opposing teams. Lynden handled both challenges ...

Summer just can’t beat first ‘Jurassic Park’

LYNDEN — Colin Trevorrow’s “Jurassic World,” the fourth movie in the “Jurassic Park” film series, is now the highest-grossing movie of 2015, beating out “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and becoming ...
Vancouver’s BC Place was the site of the World Cup final. Most of the sellout crowd of 53,341 was clad in red, white and blue, and celebrated the United States’ remarkable 5-2 win over Japan. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

United States’ World Cup triumph is a storybook tale of redemption

VANCOUVER — Think back to the deciding play of February’s Super Bowl. If you’re anything like me — a diehard Seahawks fan — you’re probably cringing at the mere thought. The image of that fateful ...
Former Lynden Christian standout Jasmine Hommes led Montana State in scoring last season as a junior with 16.9 points per game, third-most in the Big Sky Conference. The 6-1 forward was named to the all-conference second team. (Courtesy photo/Montana State athletics)

Hommes thriving at Montana State

BOZEMAN, Montana — Many players are capable of the occasional big performance. The great ones, however, consistently play to that high level. That’s what separates Jasmine Hommes. The former Lynden ...
Local students from Lalawigan, Philippines, learn to use a new water tower. (Courtesy photo by Tony Neal)

Lynden-area church sends locals to Philippines to install water towers

LYNDEN — Installing five sanitary water towers in tsunami-stricken regions of the Philippines wouldn’t have happened without a completely local effort. Led by Calvary Creekside, a church located east ...
All summer the Whatcom County Library System wants elementary-age students involved in a reading program. The local county branches have signed on for the event. (Courtesy photo)

Every hero has a story to be read

WHATCOM — Summer is well underway, and that means the Whatcom County Library System’s Summer Reading program is, too. “Every Hero Has a Story” is this summer’s theme at all county libraries, ...
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Relaying with granddaughters

Virgil Stremler, who is doing well after surgery for esophageal cancer, enjoys a picture-taking moment with granddaughters at the Relay For Life of North Whatcom Friday evening at the Northwest Washington ...
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Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ delights with relatable, emotion-filled story

Pixar’s new movie “Inside Out” certainly looks a lot like the studio’s previous offerings: It’s bright, fantastical, imaginative and whimsical. But “Inside Out” is easily Pixar’s most grounded ...