Lighted Christmas Parade part of busy Dec. 4-5 weekend

LYNDEN — The Lighted Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, as part of a busy weekend of holiday-themed events planned by the Lynden Chamber of Commerce. Here’s a summary: Holiday Dessert Baking ...
Lynden suffered a 21-17 loss to Sedro-Woolley on Friday night in the district playoffs, snapping the Lions’ streak of nine consecutive state playoff appearances.

Sedro-Woolley eliminates Lions in district playoff

BELLINGHAM — 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 ...
Left: Nooksack Valley’s Amy Jo Murphy led all local runners with a fourth-place finish. Right: Lynden Christian's Eric Steiger placed 14th to lead all local boys.

Locals post strong performances at state cross country meet

PASCO — Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy wrapped up an illustrious prep cross country career with a fourth-place medal at the 1A state championships on Saturday at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. ...

Somers commits to play basketball at Seattle Pacific

LYNDEN — Lynden senior Sterling Somers has committed to playing Division II basketball at Seattle Pacific University, the two-sport athlete announced on Sunday. “I’ve always wanted to play college ...

Lynden soccer’s historic season ends after first-ever district berth

LYNDEN — It was a historic season for the Lynden girls’ soccer program. And one that carried a very special meaning after tragedy struck over the summer. Sofia Milstead, a graduated teammate, passed ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers, Trojans advance to state

Mount Baker 56, Sultan 7 BELLINGHAM — Jed Schleimer broke Mount Baker’s single-season rushing record with another big performance and led the Mountaineers to a 56-7 rout of Sultan on Friday night in ...

Volleyball roundup: Lyncs win bi-district; Pioneers eliminated

REDMOND — The Lynden Christian volleyball team won the bi-district title with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-19 victory over Annie Wright on Saturday at Overlake High School. Kara Bajema led the Lyncs (15-2) with ...

Soccer roundup: Lyncs, Trojans eliminated in bi-district

BELLINGHAM — The Lynden Christian girls’ soccer team’s season came to an end with a 2-1 loss to Bear Creek on Nov. 3 in a loser-out bi-district tournament match at Civic Stadium. Following an 18th-minute ...

Registration open for local high school rec basketball 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 ...
The new Waples Mercantile Building interior accentuates the wood beams and reclaimed wood floor, as seen here looking down from the mezzanine into what will be Avenue Bread on the right and Village Books on the far left. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Waples Building close to opening

LYNDEN — Mid-November has never held such anticipation as it does for the owners of downtown Lynden’s Waples Mercantile Building. The former Lynden Department Store has sat vacant, gutted and in a ...