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Special health coverage sign-up set

OLYMPIA — Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has announced a limited special enrollment period, effective already, for people who have experienced difficulty enrolling in health coverage through Washington’s ...
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Fight to the finish

Exciting finishes were part of the annual Lynde 500 on Fourth Street in downtown Lynden on Labor Day Monday…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe Now

City offers $231,000 in breaks for Delft rebuild

LYNDEN -— A 35-room inn in the former Delft Square building may still not be a certainty. But the city is taking steps to help make it financially feasible. A City Council committee last week gave its ...

Ag owners to vote on water districts

WHATCOM — It’s coming down to decision time for an effort to create a more unified voice for agriculture in the county. The Whatcom Ag District Coalition, a volunteer farmer team that has been at work ...
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Lewis 100: Sol Lewis promoted 1920 purchase of City Park land

Apparently Sol Lewis and friend R.B. LeCocq did not themselves subscribe the $2,000 needed to buy the City Park property all in one afternoon, as legend has it. But Lewis, as Lynden Tribune publisher, ...
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Lewis 100: Peoples State Bank the second option for Lynden

Sometimes being the second on the scene is a good thing. What is now known to residents of Whatcom County as Peoples Bank started as the first banking alternative in Lynden in the waning days of 1920. ...

Cloud Mountain to become a food gathering point

EVERSON — Whatcom County’s Cloud Mountain Farm Center will partner with the Puget Sound Food Hub to provide aggregation and distribution services for local farms that sell their products direct to ...

Oysterfest at BelleWood kicks off Water Weeks

WHATCOM — To help kick off Whatcom Water Weeks, Bellewood Acres will host the first annual Oysterfest Northwest on Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. The event will feature local shellfish grown ...

Shoreline rules up for review

LYNDEN — A program to manage 4.61 miles of shoreline within the city of Lynden is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology and is open for public comment. The proposed updates to Lynden’s ...

Lynde 500 revs up Monday

LYNDEN -— If the Indy 500 starts the summer, consider the Lynde 500 to mark the end of summer. The local non-motorized version of exciting racing features pushkarts powered by people. Benefiting the ...