Nooksack Valley aiming for a postseason peak

EVERSON — For a 1A team like Nooksack Valley playing in the 2A/3A-heavy Northwest Conference, the focus is often on improving over the course of the year — as opposed to strictly wins and losses — ...
Lynden’s Eli Gripp advanced to the round of 16 in the district singles tournament. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Gripp advances to district tournament’s round of 16

BELLINGHAM — Lynden’s Eli Gripp advanced to the round of 16 in the District 1 boys’ tennis singles tournament with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Squalicum’s Zac Gosda on Friday. Gripp was then eliminated ...

Volleyball roundup: Pioneers, Lyncs pick up wins

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (4-5, 4-7 Northwest Conference) clinched the NWC 1A’s No. 2 seed with a pair of victories last week. On Oct. 13, the Pioneers earned a 25-21, 25-16, 25-8 sweep of Mount Baker. ...
Lynden Middle School band students join with the Borealis Brass quartet (in blue, behind) from Alaska to play a Handel tune at the opening ceremonies of the Lynden Music Festival on Oct. 14 in Dutch Village Mall. The festival of almost 30 acts, continuing through Sunday, was a success with good public attendance, said organizer Doug Broersma. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Filling the town with music

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Scarecrow winners chosen

LYNDEN — It was a photo finish in the citywide Lynden Scarecrow Contest, resulting in the Lynden Library being declared the winner and the Northwest Washington Fair a close second. In third place was ...

Calendar

ONGOING War photos The Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., hosts the photography of Reece Lodder, Marine combat correspondent from Everson. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30 and provides a view into the ...
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Grennell leaving after 14 years

LYNDEN ­— Fourteen and a half years have brought a lot of change for the organization under Jim Grennell’s watch. From primarily a food bank in crowded space on Third Street, the Christian Hope Association ...
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City to host guided tours of new water plant

LYNDEN — The first public guided tours of Lynden’s brand-new water treatment facility will happen from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday. The city now treats all its water through the new $30 million facility ...

Groen pleads guilty

SEATTLE ­— Four years ago, border-dwelling Lynden resident Wayne Groen fought federal charges against him to a jury trial, losing one count and winning one count. This time, he has pleaded guilty to ...

Football roundup: Meridian’s Ames earns 300th career victory

Meridian 41, Lynden Christian 18 LAUREL — Meridian senior running back Nick Dritsas rushed for five touchdowns and head coach Bob Ames earned his 300th career victory as the Trojans celebrated homecoming ...