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Houses older than the city: DeValois to Stremler

After three generations in DeValois family, it became the Stremlers’ Century House This year, Lynden is 125 years old from incorporation in 1891. Some houses in the Lynden area are even older than that, ...
Lynden senior Anthony Garcia has been a standout for the Lions this spring after a strong season last summer with the Lynden Lightning American Legion team. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Garcia starring for Lions on mound, at plate

Last summer was key turning point for Lynden senior star pitcher, hitter LYNDEN — As the lone senior-to-be on last summer’s Lynden Lightning American Legion team, Anthony Garcia knew he needed to step ...
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Lynden Line Dancer opening dance saloon

FERNDALE — Jessie Anderson first started line dancing a few years ago because it was a good way to meet people, but she quickly ran into a problem: there just weren’t many places to dance. “I started ...
Lynden forward Jabriel Ortiz goes for the ball during the Lions' 1-0 conference win over crosstown rival Lynden 
Christian on Wednesday, March 30, at Bender Fields. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions blank Lyncs for shutout victory

Lara scores, Smith makes key save late in Lynden’s first shutout of season LYNDEN — Lynden senior goalkeeper Carson Smith has spent the past three springs on the baseball diamond with the Lions. The ...
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Refurbishing Lynden’s downtown mural

Gary Chadwick uses a pressure washer to clean the Lynden Lions Club-sponsored mural at 610 Front St. on Monday. He is preparing for the work of Western Washington University art students to rehabilitate ...
Lynden Christian senior Kara Bajema was selected as the AP's 1A state basketball Player of the Year. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

LC’s Bajema named AP state 1A Player of the Year

LYNDEN — Lynden Christian senior Kara Bajema has been named the Associated Press 1A state basketball Player of the Year by a statewide panel of sportswriters. The 6-4 post, a University of Washington ...
Left photo: Lynden senior Christian Payne won the 100 meters and placed third in the 200 meters in the Bedlington Twilight Invitational track meet on Friday, March 25, at Rollie DeKoster Field. Right: Lynden Christian junior Hannah Rusnak won the 100 meters, the 100-meter hurdles and the long jump and anchored the Lyncs’ winning 4x100 relay team. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Local track stars shine in Bedlington Twilight meet

Dramatic relay finish caps success-filled Bedlington Twilight Invitational LYNDEN — It would’ve been hard to script a more thrilling conclusion to Whatcom County track and field’s first major event ...
Above and left: Students share their sample magazines in English classes at Zacchaeus Learning Opportunities. Below: Sue Likkel teaches about the Holocaust. Classes do not exceed 12 students in size at ZLO. (Brooke Hanson/Lynden Tribune)

An adaptive style of teaching at ZLO

Students at Zacchaeus Learning Opportunities combine parent-led homeschool with classes together BY BROOKE HANSON for the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN — At Zacchaeus Learning Opportunities, homeschooling education ...
Nooksack Valley sophomore pitcher Kyle Veldman gave the Pioneers seven strong innings on the mound. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Pioneers top Trojans with walk-off hit in extras

Coppinger drives in game-winner as Nooksack Valley finally solves 1A rival Meridian  EVERSON — Nooksack Valley junior Mark Coppinger had missed being able to contribute to a team after being sidelined ...
Derek Johnson checkmates Andrew Slagle in the tournament’s third round as Tanner Martin and Brady Hornstra, who would play for the title, look on. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

LC senior wins Tromp chess tourney

LYNDEN ­— Brady Hornstra, a Lynden Christian High School senior, won the Theresa Tromp Chess Tournament and its $1,200 first-place prize on Saturday. Hornstra went 5-0 in his five games, beating Tanner ...