North Cascades Highway now closed for winter

TWISP — The weekend’s blast of wintery weather on State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will keep it closed until next spring. The Washington State Department of Transportation temporarily closed ...

Mt. Baker Hwy. hazardous trees to be removed

WHATCOM ­— Hazardous tree removal will be an ongoing project this winter along the Mt. Baker Highway from milepost 38 (slightly beyond Glacier) to milepost 53 (near the Mt. Baker Ski Area). Drivers ...

WWU named ‘military friendly’

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has been named a “military friendly school” for the sixth straight year by militaryfriendly.com, placing Western in the top 20 percent of all higher education ...

Letters to the editor

We should support the view of the Lummi people The Lummi people have taken a strong stand against efforts to turn Cherry Point into a shipping terminal for coal. We should acknowledge and support their ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Nov. 18 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden School Board, district board room, 1203 Bradley ...
The Lynden Christian volleyball team celebrated its second consecutive 1A state championship after sweeping district rival Cedar Park Christian in the title match on Saturday night in the Yakima Valley SunDome. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

LC volleyball wins back-to-back state titles

YAKIMA — Lynden Christian head coach Kim Grycel had gone all season without mention of a repeat state championship. But with her team’s hopes of a second consecutive state title slipping away during ...
A screened enlargement helps Rick Moore keep doing artwork in spite of his impaired eyesight. (courtesy photo)

About drawing in the dark

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune NOOKSACK ­— For many who watched “The Wizard of Oz” back in 1939, the wonder wasn’t so much seeing the magical story of a wizard, lost girl and talking ...
Teens talk on the phone in “Bye Bye Birdie,” opening Nov. 19 at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. (Courtesy photo)

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ starts Thursday in Lynden

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— The musical comedy “Bye Bye Birdie” opens Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. ...
Lynden senior Sarah Hollander placed third in the 100-meter backstroke and seventh in the 500-meter freestyle at the 2A state championships. She also helped Lynden’s 400-meter freestyle relay team earn a seventh-place medal (above). (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden girls’ swim team places 13th at state meet

FEDERAL WAY — For almost any team, it would be a worthy accomplishment. But for a team that has only one club swimmer, it’s an especially impressive feat. The Lynden girls’ swim team finished in ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers rally, earn fourth straight quarterfinal berth; Trojans eliminated

KALAMA — Mount Baker senior quarterback Mason Bass ran for an eventual game-winning 35-yard touchdown with just more than three minutes left as the Mountaineers rallied from a 21-point first-quarter ...