Sorting through election’s charter changes

WHATCOM — Voters may have seemed lukewarm, or deeply divided, on the competing proposals for change in the county’s election processes. But changes are now definitely afoot. By a mild average of just ...
The tree’s journey started in Alaska. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden Transport delivers nation’s Christmas tree

The tree’s journey started in Alaska. (Courtesy photo) SEATTLE — For more than 50 years, a tree has graced the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the holiday season. For the first time, that tree comes ...

Sedro-Woolley ends Lions’ streak of nine consecutive state appearances

Falling short of state is an almost foreign concept for a powerhouse Lynden program accustomed to deep postseason runs. After all, Lynden’s seniors were in second grade the last time a Lions football ...

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner WHATCOM ­— The jail sales tax idea has fallen behind in the latest Whatcom County vote counts, and Satpal Sidhu leads Kathy Kershner ...

Lynden vs. Sedro-Woolley playoff game moved to Civic Stadium at 5 p.m.

The Lynden vs. Sedro-Woolley football district playoff game on Friday has been moved to Civic Stadium and will kick off at 5 p.m., Lynden High School athletic director Mike McKee announced via email ...

Alcoa to scale back smelting, refinery work

FERNDALE — Alcoa announced on Monday that it will curtail its aluminum smelting and refinery operations at Ferndale’s Intalco Works and at its Wenatchee smelter before the end of 2015. The move is ...

New middle school design can be viewed Nov. 10

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— People are invited to see construction plans for the new Lynden Middle School next ...

Nooksack Valley’s ‘Legally Blonde’ opens

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com EVERSON — Nooksack Valley High School hosts the first showing of its fall play, “Legally ...
At Katz Coffee & Used Books, Peggy Kelley offers treats to young participants in downtown Lynden’s “Dutch Treat” promotion on Halloween afternoon. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Treats and raindrops

At Katz Coffee & Used Books, Peggy Kelley offers treats to young participants in downtown Lynden’s “Dutch Treat” promotion on Halloween afternoon. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Road to Artist Point now closed for winter

MOUNT BAKER — After recording its longest open season ever, State Route 542 between the Mount Baker Ski Area and Artist Point is now closed for 2015. On Sunday, Nov. 1, Washington State Department of ...