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Photos sought for 2015 Lynden Chamber booklet

LYNDEN — The Tribune is interested in a variety of photos of Lynden to be used in the 2015 Lynden Chamber of Commerce directory. We are looking for shots of businesses, people, events, activities, scenery ...
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Honoring veterans

Among the 113 veterans who were honored at the Lynden Community Center/Lynden Lions Club turkey dinner last Thursday, 14 served in World War II ending in 1945. Present were: Melvin Benham, Robert Boice, ...

State Patrol to use new breath alcohol test here

SEATTLE — The Washington State Patrol this month unveiled what it calls the next generation of breath testing instruments designed to help remove impaired drivers from endangering others. The patrol ...

Truck that took down Skagit I-5 bridge was too high

OLYMPIA — Detectives from the Washington State Patrol have determined that the truck that struck the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge in May 2013, leading to its collapse, was two inches over-height. ...

BIA noted by travel bureau for low airport fares

BELLINGHAM — Fares have decreased more in the last 14 years at Bellingham International Airport than at any other airport in the nation, a drop of 59.7 percent, the U.S. Transportation Bureau reports. ...

Home insurance rates analyzed; Lynden in top 20

WHATCOM -— Analysts at ValuePenguin.com, a personal finance research company, found that Lynden is among the top 20 cheapest cities (18th) in the state for homeowners’ insurance, with premiums averaging ...
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Lyncs win state title

YAKIMA — After 18 consecutive trips to the state tournament, Lynden Christian volleyball now has a state championship trophy to add to the showcase. The Lyncs swept district rival King’s 25-15, 25-22, ...

School board considers facilities

LYNDEN -— Public school board members received a pair of recommendations for new school buildings from a Facilities Committee last week, but took no action. Superintendent Jim Frey, who chaired the committee, ...

Standoff leaves one dead

DEMING -— A 37-year-old man died in gunfire with a county sheriff’s special response team, after he had reportedly shot at officers first, in a residence at 5765 Mosquito Lake Rd. Sunday afternoon. ...

Big batteries seen as power backup for Glacier area

GLACIER -— Batteries the size of a truck shipping container could become a solution to unique power supply challenges in this foothills community. Puget Sound Energy is pursuing details of the $9.8 million ...