Latest News

Republican caucuses light on presidential talk

Caucus chair Kathy Kershner advises a precinct group led by Randall Marston (with sheet) at the Republican caucus held Saturday at Isom Elementary School in Lynden. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) Process ...

Lynden lines up alternative jails

Sumas is also taking action for just-in-case scenario LYNDEN ­— In case it comes to that, Lynden will have an out-of-county place to take its jail inmates. The City Council agreed on Feb. 16 to a pair ...

Our tangled presidential selection starts Saturday

Washington State features both caucuses and a primary WHATCOM — Republicans and Democrats in Washington State will be selecting delegates to their national nominating conventions on different dates this ...
While the Old Settlers events take place in Ferndale, organizers see them as a Whatcom Countywide celebration that should be participated in as such. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Old Settlers seek new members from Whatcom County

While the Old Settlers events take place in Ferndale, organizers see them as a Whatcom Countywide celebration that should be participated in as such. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune) Group runs annual ...

Legislators to report at 1 p.m. Friday in Lynden Rotary Building

LYNDEN — Forty-second District legislators Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Reps. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, and Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, will hold a town hall meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, ...

Birch Bay-Lynden bridge continues in repair; expect lane closures

WHATCOM — Through Friday morning, Feb. 19, one lane of southbound Interstate 5 at Birch Bay-Lynden Road will be closed nightly for bridge repair work. A detour uses the interchange on- and off-ramps. Ongoing, ...

$200,000 to PUD helps support local water systems

FERNDALE — Whatcom County Public Utility District No. 1 has entered into an agreement with the Washington State Department of Health’s Office of Drinking Water on a two-year pilot program to support ...

Ericksen ‘stunned’ by Dems’ vote on 2/3rds rule

OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, said Friday he was “stunned” following the Senate’s rejection of a two-thirds-for-taxes constitutional amendment. Senate Joint Resolution 8211 would have ...
A steady downpour enveloped all of Whatcom County on President’s Day. Even a trip to the top of the hill of Minaker Road near Sumas couldn’t provide a respite from the rain. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Top of the Whatcom hills

A steady downpour enveloped all of Whatcom County on President’s Day. Even a trip to the top of the hill of Minaker Road near Sumas couldn’t provide a respite from the rain. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden ...

Home show dates are March 4-6

LYNDEN ­— The BIAWC Home Show returns for another run in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds’ Jansen facility on March 4-6, and a few new events are happening this year, organizers say. Friday night ...