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Plans to combine the Northwest and Cascade conferences into one single-classification district-wide league were rejected by the Cascade Conference last week in a 5-3 vote by the member schools' principals. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Cascade Conference rejects plans for district-wide football leagues

WHATCOM — Plans to form Northwest District-wide leagues for football were rejected last week by the Cascade Conference in a 5-3 vote by the member schools’ principals. The proposal would have merged ...
Every Tuesday, Linda Card, left, and Debbie Lagerwey let the homeless help themselves to clothing, blankets and more at a Bellingham church.  (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sol H. Lewis Award winners: Debbie Lagerwey/Linda Card

Every Tuesday, Linda Card, left, and Debbie Lagerwey let the homeless help themselves to clothing, blankets and more at a Bellingham church. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Debbie Lagerwey, Linda Card have ...
Terry DeValois continues to be a commissioner for the Lynden Regional Parks & Recreation District, which helps run Bender Fields. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Sol H. Lewis Award winner: Terry DeValois

Terry DeValois continues to be a commissioner for the Lynden Regional Parks & Recreation District, which helps run Bender Fields. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Longtime Lynden AD was master scheduler, ...
Lynden senior Sterling Somers recorded 26 points and 10 rebounds to help carry the Lions to a 71-68 win over rival Lynden Christian on Thursday, Jan. 21. It was the Lyncs’ first loss of the season. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions edge Lyncs in rivalry thriller

Lynden senior Sterling Somers recorded 26 points and 10 rebounds to help carry the Lions to a 71-68 win over rival Lynden Christian on Thursday, Jan. 21. It was the Lyncs’ first loss of the season. (Cameron ...
Haley Hollander (top left), Jake Poag (top right), Sterling Somers (bottom left) and Elisa Kooiman (bottom right, with ball) are just some of the local stars who will be on display Thursday and Friday nights as the Lynden and Lynden Christian basketball teams square off in their annual rivalry games. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Stage set for Lynden vs. LC rivalry showdowns

Haley Hollander (top left), Jake Poag (top right), Sterling Somers (bottom left) and Elisa Kooiman (bottom right, with ball) are just some of the local stars who will be on display Thursday and Friday ...
Honorary coaches will once again be recognized this year as part of special halftime ceremonies at each game. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

‘Catfight for Cancer’ returning for this week’s Lynden-LC games

Honorary coaches will once again be recognized this year as part of special halftime ceremonies at each game. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — The “Catfight for Cancer” is back. As the Lions ...
Under the proposed plans, the Northwest Conference would no longer exist in football. Instead, the Northwest District would be split into three leagues based on classification level. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

County football likely to undergo significant league restructuring

Under the proposed plans, the Northwest Conference would no longer exist in football. Instead, the Northwest District would be split into three leagues based on classification level. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden ...
A friendly Guernsey cow noses up toward a visitor at the MyShan Dairy, 112 H Street Rd. north of Lynden. It definitely takes all available family and friends (lower photo) to make the operation succeed. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

MyShan joins local farm-to-market options

A friendly Guernsey cow noses up toward a visitor at the MyShan Dairy, 112 H Street Rd. north of Lynden. It definitely takes all available family and friends (lower photo) to make the operation succeed. ...
Akemi Schwinden, pictured above in a December tournament, was one of four Mount Baker wrestlers on Saturday to win an individual title at the Northwest Conference Championships. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Mounties win NWC title, continue dominant start

Akemi Schwinden, pictured above in a December tournament, was one of four Mount Baker wrestlers on Saturday to win an individual title at the Northwest Conference Championships. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden ...
LC sophomore guard Avery Dykstra and the Lyncs beat 4A Kentlake, 2A White River and 3A Glacier Peak over a three-game stretch during Christmas break. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lyncs playing with some of state’s elite teams

LC sophomore guard Avery Dykstra and the Lyncs beat 4A Kentlake, 2A White River and 3A Glacier Peak over a three-game stretch during Christmas break. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Lynden ...