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LC girl raises more than $6,000 Saturday for wildfire victims

Sixth grade friends Libby Bouwman, right, and Rainy Kiel take donations for Washington Strong at Saturday’s Lynden Christian football game against Omak. The effort spearheaded by Rainy helps wildfire ...

Wiser, Toad lakes in advisory on toxic algae bloom

WHATCOM — Wiser and Toad lakes locally were included last week in a statewide advisory about harmful algae blooms caused by the dry weather conditions. Wiser is south of Lynden and Toad is northeast ...

Ex-Lynden cop sentenced to nine months in ‘sexting’ case

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com BELLINGHAM ­— Former Lynden police officer Donald Glunt was sentenced on Sept. 1 to nine months of ...

Main Nooksack fishing ban lifted after recent rain

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM ­— Fishing reopened on Sept. 2 on one section of the lower Nooksack River after ...
The upcoming Sumas demolition derby is going to be more hard-hitting than the Lynden derby (above), said Whatcom Demo Derby Club president Mike Scholten. (Courtesy photo)

Demolition derby coming to Sumas

The upcoming Sumas demolition derby is going to be more hard-hitting than the Lynden derby (above), said Whatcom Demo Derby Club president Mike Scholten. (Courtesy photo) SUMAS — The Whatcom Demo Derby ...

Three political forums planned

BELLINGHAM — Three election forums will be held this fall hosted by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County along with the City of Bellingham and the Bellingham Herald. All forums will ...

9/11 Memorial Ride ends with public ceremony at Peace Arch

WHATCOM ­— A procession of first responders in memory of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will pass through the county and end with a public ceremony at Peace Arch Park on Friday, Sept. 11. The ...
The trails on Mount Baker were in full use on Labor Day. Here two hikers are seen on the Bagley Lakes Trail headed toward Chain Lakes. The parking lot at Artist Point was at full capacity. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

A Baker type of day

The trails on Mount Baker were in full use on Labor Day. Here two hikers are seen on the Bagley Lakes Trail headed toward Chain Lakes. The parking lot at Artist Point was at full capacity. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden ...

Whatcom Water Weeks Sept. 12-26

WHATCOM — “Water, It’s Everybody’s Business” is the theme for the sixth annual Whatcom Water Weeks events celebrating Whatcom County’s water resources, taking place Sept. 12-26. Businesses, ...

Fourth graders (and families) can see national parks for free

WHATCOM — As part of a commitment to protect the nation’s outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit them, the Obama Administration on Sept. 2 launched the new Every ...