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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

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 ...
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

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 ...

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 upgrades at Fifth and ...
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

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. ...
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

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 ...
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 Sigmundur ...

YWAM coming to Lynden

Dutch Village Mall location will serve as Discipleship Training School By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — A new tenant brings a fresh ...

County bolsters behavioral health program

20-member task force would aim for diversion from jail into treatment By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM ­— County Council ...

LC wins state in aluminum can recycling effort

Good for $1,000 prize for school   LYNDEN — Lynden Christian School has been declared the state winner, worth a $1,000 prize, in a national recycling contest sponsored by the beverage can industry.   The ...