Lauree Fletcher to head Whatcom Love INC

WHATCOM — Lauree Fletcher, of Lynden, also a Bellingham counselor and group facilitator, was recently appointed executive director of Whatcom Love INC. She replaces Kae Unrein, who recently retired after ...

Fair foundation fundraiser event this Friday in Expo Building

LYNDEN ­— The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation has its annual fundraising event — a dinner with silent and live auctions, and Moowiches — this Friday, July 10, starting at 6 p.m. The program ...

Mental health evaluation and treatment should occur at the new county jail

It is very sad that at the height of the economic crash of 2008 to 2010 Washington State looked to the mental health field to cut expenses in an attempt to maintain other budgets around the state. At the ...

Letters to the editor

Embraces the coming of YWAM to Lynden What a blessing to have the YWAM (Youth With A Mission) organization to be part of our community and to be involved in our civic activites such as the Raspberry Festival! ...

Meetings

Wednesday, July 8 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will have a strategic conversation about budget. • Lynden ...

Calendar

ONGOING Lynden’s Got Talent The second annual Lynden’s Got Talent, a solo/group vocal competition for those age 25 and younger, is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, in downtown Lynden during ...
From left: front row, Tyler Sipma, Eli Migchelbrink, Duke Ohligschlager, Griffin Dykstra, Lane Dykstra; middle row, Bubba Parcher, Kobe Baar, Dexter Zylstra, Campbell Nolte, Kaeden Hermanutz, Cameron Petersen; back row, coach Kip Baar, coach Dave Ohligschlager, coach Aaron Hermanutz and coach Kevin Visser. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden 10-U baseball team wins state title

MOSES LAKE — All weekend long, the Lynden 10-and-under baseball team had to battle multiple opponents: the scorching Moses Lake heat and, of course, the opposing teams. Lynden handled both challenges ...

Summer just can’t beat first ‘Jurassic Park’

LYNDEN — Colin Trevorrow’s “Jurassic World,” the fourth movie in the “Jurassic Park” film series, is now the highest-grossing movie of 2015, beating out “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and becoming ...
Vancouver’s BC Place was the site of the World Cup final. Most of the sellout crowd of 53,341 was clad in red, white and blue, and celebrated the United States’ remarkable 5-2 win over Japan. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

United States’ World Cup triumph is a storybook tale of redemption

VANCOUVER — Think back to the deciding play of February’s Super Bowl. If you’re anything like me — a diehard Seahawks fan — you’re probably cringing at the mere thought. The image of that fateful ...
Lynden senior shortstop Jordan Wittenberg bats in a game earlier this season with Bellingham Post 7. Wittenberg went a combined 11-for-20 and scored 10 runs this past weekend, helping Post 7 win the Spokane American Legion Wood Bat Classic. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Wittenberg, Post 7 win Spokane wood bat tournament

SPOKANE — The Bellingham Post 7 AAA American Legion team took first place in the Spokane American Legion Wood Bat Classic this past weekend, winning all seven games it played in the 32-team tournament. ...