Football roundup: Trojans, Mountaineers cruise to victories

Meridian 49, Nooksack Valley 28 EVERSON — Meridian sophomore quarterback Simon Burkett tossed three touchdown passes and ran for two more scores as the Trojans raced to a 27-0 halftime lead en route ...
Avery Dykstra (left) and Torina Hommes attempt a block during Lynden Christian's narrow five-set loss to Burlington on Thursday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Burlington edges LC in five sets, gains inside track to NWC title

Avery Dykstra (left) and Torina Hommes attempt a block during Lynden Christian’s narrow five-set loss to Burlington on Thursday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Burlington edged Lynden Christian ...
Gerry Tyas helps a client at the Nooksack Valley Food Bank. (Brooke Hanson/Lynden Tribune)

Changes in Nooksack Valley Food Bank

Gerry Tyas helps a client at the Nooksack Valley Food Bank. (Brooke Hanson/Lynden Tribune) By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com ...

Disappearance in South Fork area two years ago still unsolved

WHATCOM ­— The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is refreshing public awareness of an unsolved local man’s disappearance in October 2013. Detectives ask for anyone’s assistance with any information ...

Meridian, Lynden districts work with UW on teacher leadership

WHATCOM — Making sure schools support every child in reaching their full potential is a complex task. The challenge is even greater at places such as the Meridian School District in that they must run ...

The race for Whatcom County Council Position No. 1

BRUCE AYERS WHATCOM — Bruce Ayers, a former Bellingham City Council member and professional land surveyor in Whatcom County, seeks an open Whatcom County Council Position #1 seat. Ayers agreed to a ...
Dmitri Vilenski and Olga Smirnova pick apples on Olga’s Oct. 1 birthday at BelleWood Acres apple farm, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd., where U-picking continues, and picked apples are available at the BelleWood store. (Brooke Hanson/Lynden Tribune)

Harvesting local apples

Dmitri Vilenski and Olga Smirnova pick apples on Olga’s Oct. 1 birthday at BelleWood Acres apple farm, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd., where U-picking continues, and picked apples are available at the BelleWood ...
An open house was held at Everson City Hall Friday for retiring police officer Robert Waldo. Among his wellwishers were, from left, Erika VanDyken and Lauren Edge, daughters of the late Erik Ramstead, who was Waldo’s chief for 25 years. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Everson service honored

An open house was held at Everson City Hall Friday for retiring police officer Robert Waldo. Among his wellwishers were, from left, Erika VanDyken and Lauren Edge, daughters of the late Erik Ramstead, ...
Four-year-old Mason Stanbro, of Nooksack, rides at the front of the Lookout Mountain Gospel Railroad, with operator Dale Bearden behind, at the annual Train Show sponsored by the Lynden Lions Club at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds last weekend. Farther back, dad Derek Stanbro was riding with Briella, 3 months, and from the side Rachael Fujiwara waves to her father and daughter on board. It was all part of the event featuring model trains of various scales, also detailed running modules and model railroad supplies in the Jansen building. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Taking a different kind of train in Lynden

Four-year-old Mason Stanbro, of Nooksack, rides at the front of the Lookout Mountain Gospel Railroad, with operator Dale Bearden behind, at the annual Train Show sponsored by the Lynden Lions Club at the ...

‘The Martian’ a positive survival story

I did something strange (for me) this year: I actually finished a book. I’m a slow reader, one of the slowest, in fact. But Andy Weir’s “The Martian” simply refused to be conquered by my sluggish ...