Football Roundup: Experience key for Pioneers; Meridian defense strong

By Cameron Van Til  ANACORTES — Nooksack Valley senior quarterback Tanner Myhre tied a career-high by accounting for seven touchdowns — five through the air and two on the ground — on Friday night, ...

Fall sports starting up

By Cameron Van Til WHATCOM — While last weekend marked the first week of high school football, the rest of the local high school fall sports get underway this week. Volleyball began on Tuesday and will ...

The nations are coming … for a boating regatta

BELLINGHAM — This week, Sept. 7-13, will bring Russians, Aussies, Japanese, Canadians and more to the Whatcom County waterfront. It is the third time, since its formal beginning in 1990, that the PacRim ...
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Cheers for Jansen Art Center

LYNDEN -— The Big Ole siren wail at about 6 p.m. last Thursday indicated something big was up. It was, in fact, the transfer of ownership of the buildings that are the Jansen Art Center. A crowd gathered ...

Fireworks discussion continues

LYNDEN -— No new language on fireworks in town has been prepared, although at the least the city’s ordinance could be brought into line with state law, says Police Chief Jack Foster. The Lynden City ...

Lions open season with big plays and big win

Starting quarterback Sterling Somers called Lynden’s 48-22 season-opening victory against King’s “loads of fun.” That fun started from the Lions’ second play from scrimmage, a 68-yard touchdown ...
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Lewis 100: Waples’ store anchored Lynden for decades

In the same year, 1914, that Sol Lewis purchased the Lynden Tribune newspaper, a new building went up at the corner of Fourth and Front streets. It also was to become a Lynden institution. William Waples, ...

Development versus Pepin

LYNDEN — Gordy and Janice Bogaard passed their first hurdle in an effort to develop space for 32 single-family residential lots, all over 10,000 square feet, on 18.9 acres adjacent to Bogaard Hay north ...
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Lewis 100: A look back at Farmers Equipment, started in 1935

At age 71, Ken Stremler has been around for much of the life of Farmers Equipment Company, which was founded in April 1935. Located in the building that now houses Katz Coffee in downtown Lynden, Farmers ...

Historic Lynden fire siren to be blown Thursday

LYNDEN -— Big Ole, the historic fire siren atop the Jansen Art Center, may be blown around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, as part of a ceremony honoring the center’s founding members, said Heidi Jansen ...