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Farmers Market returns June 18

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Farmers Market starts up on June 18 and continues on Thursdays from noon to 5 p.m. through October. On opening day there will be free hotdogs (after a brief opening blessing) ...

Fisherman Bobby Briscoe running for port position

His goal: ‘the great working port it once was   WHATCOM — Fourth-generation county fisherman Robert “Bobby” Briscoe Jr. seeks election to the Port of Bellingham Commission to represent District ...

Registration now open for Lynden’s Got Talent, open to 22 and younger

  LYNDEN — The Lynden Music Festival and the Lynden Performing Arts Guild present the second annual Lynden’s Got Talent, a solo/group voice competition, on July 18 during this year’s Northwest ...

Liberty Gospel Quartet returning to Lynden

LYNDEN — The Liberty Gospel Quartet returns to Lynden for a Friday, June 12, concert at Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd.   Liberty, a traditional Southern Gospel quartet, tours full-time ...
The intersection of Fifth and Front streets is one big construction zone for now. Dawson Construction is redoing utilities, streets and sidewalks as well as creating the Waples Mercantile Building in the former Lynden Department Store structure (left). (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

The changing scene

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In the last two weeks, lots of wood framing has shaped the new interior of the Waples Mercantile Building. The building owners have three signed leases and three more in the works. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Waples’ top transformation

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Costs for city 5th-Front work go over budget

But investment seen as vital for downtown revitalization By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— The cost of city ...
Playing in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park was just one way to enjoy the beautiful 73-degree weather of Saturday. The nearby Million Smiles Playground was also a hopping place for kids and families. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sun-kissed spring

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Don Kok, retiring Lynden Christian Schools superintendent, and his wife, Shelly, were honored while on stage with their children and grandchildren at a May 28 open house. Here with the couple are grandchildren Lauren, Caitlin, baby Meagan and Makenzie. The evening brought stories, handshakes, a mayor’s proclamation and many honoring comments. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

A final LC farewell

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Lynne Shelton and younger sister Lilly Megard are learning that their father, Leonard Goodman (right), was no ordinary soldier. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

An honor long overdue

Local sisters on journey of discovery about father’s role in the First Special Service Force By Mark Reimers and Calvin Bratt news@ferndalerecord.com ...