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Fair rounds out grandstand lineup with motocross racing

LYNDEN — Local motocross riders will make their Northwest Washington Fair debut during a night of competition on Saturday, Aug. 22.   The fair is partnering with the Mount Baker Motorcycle Club ...

E. coli linked to fair’s dairy barn

Samples point to north-end bleachers, manure bunker, Milk Fest’s hay maze Health experts: Strain can be in environment for up to 42 weeks By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ...

LHS football mattress fundraiser sale Sunday

  LYNDEN — Lynden football is holding its first-annual mattress fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, at Lynden High School.   Save up to 50 percent off retail prices with new, ...

Camels Club fishing derby set for June 13

LYNDEN — The Loyal Order of Camels Club annual kids’ fishing derby is set for June 13 in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park.   Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. (there is no fee for participation ...

Relay for Life in Lynden June 19-20

  LYNDEN ­— It’s countdown to the 2015 Relay for Life of North Whatcom on June 19-20. As of Monday, 20 teams and 196 participating had reported raising $35,854.03.   The final team rally will ...

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

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 ...