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125 years of statehood set for celebration in Olympia Nov. 11

OLYMPIA — On Nov. 11, 1889, President Benjamin Harrison signed the proclamation admitting Washington to the Union. Now, with this year marking Washington’s 125th anniversary, the Washington State Historical ...

Larsen to talk on veterans’ issues in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — Rep. Rick Larsen, Congressman for the 2nd District, is holding roundtable discussions with veterans throughout his district this week, and a session will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. ...
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Election results 2014

Doug Ericksen, Luanne VanWerven, Vincent Buys and Jeffrey McClure all winning easily…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe Now
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First north Whatcom pot retail store open

WHATCOM — Having opened one of the first recreational marijuana stores in the state on July 10 in downtown Bellingham, 2020 Solutions has added a second store several miles north of Bellingham at 5655 ...

Readers Care Fund to help the hungry

LYNDEN -— The need for basic food sustenance continues in the Lynden area, even if it seems hidden from view to many. “Yes, there are hungry people in Lynden,” said Jim Grennell, executive director ...
Pete Blankers’ sons Jerry, left, and Rod have been with him for most of his years in real estate. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Pete Blankers retiring after nearly 40 years in real estate

He takes a people-based approach LYNDEN ­— From the start, it was the possibility of a personal touch that drew Pete Blankers into real estate sales, and that priority still is first on his mind at ...

Nooksack Valley proposes $27.9 million facilities bond

Proposal: new middle school, enhancements to elementary, high schools NOOKSACK — Nooksack Valley School District voters will have a decision to make in February. At its most recent meeting, the district’s ...
Lynden Tribune and Print Company owner Michael Lewis shakes hands with Lynden mayor Scott Korthuis following the reading of a mayoral proclamation naming Friday, Oct. 24, “Lewis Family Day.” Mary Jo Lewis, Tribune co-owner and wife of Michael, is at right. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Mayor’s Proclamation caps Lewis family’s 100-year celebration

Company event, open house held Thursday, Friday LYNDEN — Ten weeks of celebration of the Lewis family’s 100 years of ownership and operation of the Lynden Tribune climaxed Friday with an open house ...
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Lewis 100: Looking back with gratitude across 100 years

By Michael Lewis 100 years!! What in the world was my grandfather Sol Lewis thinking when, at only 26 years of age, he decided that he wanted to own a country weekly newspaper? Born in Oakland on Oct. ...
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Lynden Rodeo committee gives $35,000

BELLINGHAM — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo Tough Enough to Wear Pink Committee presented $35,000 to the PeaceHealth Cancer Care Center’s Dr. Jennie Crews last week. The money was raised locally through fundraising ...