18-year-old dies in Oct. 17 crash at Limestone Road

WHATCOM ­— A Sumas 18-year-old died in an afternoon car crash Oct. 17 near the intersection of Limestone and Tilbury roads in the Kendall area. Calvin C. Ledet, driving a 1990 Honda Accord north on ...

Monday midday chase reaches high speeds

WHATCOM — At approximately noon on Monday, Oct. 26, county sheriff’s deputies received a report of a suspicious male walking around a parking lot for the previous hour and appearing to be high on drugs, ...

Applications available for Lynden Lighted Parade entry on Dec. 5

LYNDEN — Applications to appear in Lynden’s annual Lighted Christmas Parade are now available. The 25th running of the parade starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, and goes through downtown Lynden ...

Days for Girls in 4th place of Revlon’s fundraising challenge

LYNDEN ­— The local nonprofit Days for Girls is participating in Revlon’s Million Dollar Challenge fundraising campaign, but the last day to give is Thursday, Oct. 29. Lynden-based Days for Girls, ...

Lions club dinner and program honor veterans Nov. 12 in Lynden

LYNDEN ­— Veterans are honored at the annual Veterans Day dinner and program of the Lynden Lions Club at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. If you plan to attend, ...

Agencies can get WTA day passes

BELLINGHAM — Social and health services agencies can apply for free day passes with Whatcom Transportation Agency, to distribute to clients in 2016. Application are due Dec. 1. Details: www.ridewta.com.

Ballots need just one stamp, but ballot drop boxes are entirely free

BELLINGHAM — Voters have been asking whether two stamps are needed to mail the general election ballots? The short answer is no. Ballots will be delivered to the County Auditor’s office with only one ...

Letters to the editor

Inform your vote    Although George and I are more involved and committed to good government than most people, we were relieved to think through, fill in, secure the envelope and drop our ballots into ...
Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy has established herself as one of the top cross country runners in the state. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Pride of the Pioneers: Murphy has had a decorated career

Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy has established herself as one of the top cross country runners in the state. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) EVERSON — At this point in the cross country season, ...
Student energy and motivation burst forth from the starting line of Lynden Christian Elementary School’s fall jog-a-thon on Sept. 25. The event raised $63,000 to support school technology needs as well as a charitable cause. (Courtesy photos/Becky VanHofwegen)

Running for classrooms

  Student energy and motivation burst forth from the starting line of Lynden Christian Elementary School’s fall jog-a-thon on Sept. 25. The event raised $63,000 to support school technology needs ...