From left, Lynden seniors Jordan Wittenberg, Ezra Arneson and Sterling Somers sign their National Letters of Intent on Nov. 12. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Local athletes sign letters of intent

WHATCOM — Some of Whatcom County’s top high school athletes have recently made their collegiate plans a formality by signing their National Letters of Intent. A trio of Lynden athletes — Jordan Wittenberg ...

Kaemingk steps down as LC head football coach

WHATCOM — Galen Kaemingk has resigned after five seasons as Lynden Christian’s head football coach, athletic director Curt De Haan announced in a press release on Monday. “He is looking forward to ...

Registration open for local high school rec hoops league

LYNDEN — Registration is open for the Northwest Youth Basketball League until Friday, Nov. 20, or until the league is full. The NYBL is a recreational league for boys and girls in grades 9-12 who don’t ...
A client receives food at the Nooksack Valley Food Bank, helped by two Spanish-speaking “hermanas” as volunteers and director Ted Lautenbach. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Busy Thursday food bank serves Everson

EVERSON ­— Ted and Diane Lautenbach can count on every Thursday being a long and busy day. Ted will be on his way already at 5:30 a.m. to load up a truck with food to go to Sumas for distribution there. ...

Kids mentored, lives changed

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— Jacob Tartaglioni needed someone to teach him how to be a man. He had his mom, but his ...

City rescinds vacation buy-back policy

LYNDEN ­— Eight months ago, the city set up a vacation buy-back program for city department heads. On Monday, the Lynden City Council rescinded it. However, all employees with at least 15 years with ...

Calendar

ONGOING Dance performance Bellingham Repertory Dance presents Nov. 19-21 shows of six contemporary works at Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave., Bellingham. $15 advance at brownpapertickets.coms, ...

LC volleyball wins back-to-back state titles with sweep of Cedar Park

Until last year, despite 18 consecutive trips to the state tournament, the Lynden Christian volleyball team had never won a state championship. Now the Lyncs have won two in a row. LC earned back-to-back ...

LC volleyball rallies, advances to state championship with dramatic semifinal win

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 Saturday’s ...

LC volleyball advances to state semifinals with pair of sweeps

The Lynden Christian volleyball team advanced to the 1A state semifinals with a pair of sweeps on Friday at the Yakima Valley SunDome. The defending champion Lyncs cruised to a 25-11, 25-11, 25-15 opening-round ...