Ecology director Bellon hears from dairy farmers

LYNDEN ­— Nearly 150 farmers, family members and farm business people packed Peoples Place at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds on Oct. 29 to meet with Washington State Department of Ecology director ...

Lynden Council in rift over fire chiefs’ pay

LYNDEN ­— Was it just some unintended mistakes all around, or was it intentional misconduct by City Administrator Mike Martin? The City Council struggled through four divided votes on Monday — with ...

Road to Artist Point now closed for the winter

MOUNT BAKER — After a recording-setting year and the longest season ever, State Route 542 between the Mount Baker Ski Area and Artist Point is now closed.   On Sunday, Nov. 1, Washington State Department ...

Lynden’s Roper, LC’s DeBoer selected for Hall of Fame induction

LYNDEN — A pair of local high school boys’ basketball coaches will soon be Hall of Famers. Lynden head coach Brian Roper and Lynden Christian head coach Roger DeBoer are two of six coaches who have ...

Audit finds gap in Lynden firefighter pay process

LYNDEN ­— The city has received a mild demerit in its latest financial review by the Washington State Auditor’s Office. The “management letter” Lynden received last week in one area is less of ...

District 2 candidates Kershner, Sidhu voice views

BELLINGHAM — Kathy Kershner and Satpal Sidhu, vying for a District 2 Whatcom County Council seat, were seldom in conflict as they laid out goals for county government at the League of Women Voters forum ...

John Crawford, Dean Whitney in fire district race

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM ­— Incumbent Dean Whitney and challenger John Crawford are bidding for the fire commissioner position of North Whatcom Fire & Rescue, also knows ...
The Sumas Port of Entry determined Wesley Kline, 25, to be a fugitive. (Courtesy photo)

Fugitive apprehended at Sumas Port of Entry

SUMAS — A wanted man was apprehended in Sumas last week when he attempted to enter the country at the U.S. Port of Entry there. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers took Robert Wesley Kline, 25, ...

Lynden police Taser, arrest man near WFC store Oct. 17

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— A 19-year-old Lynden resident was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 17, after he took food and threatened ...

30-year-old held on kidnapping, assault charges

WHATCOM — Authorities arrested a 30-year-old rural Bellingham man last week in connection with alleged kidnapping and beating of a 30-year-old female. The male friend of the victim was identified as ...