A chocolate labrador retriever launches into the DockDogs tank to catch the tossed object in the Monday noon show. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

NWWA Fair has it all: Baby pigs, fast dogs, big slow tortoises

A chocolate labrador retriever launches into the DockDogs tank to catch the tossed object in the Monday noon show. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN ­— Every year the Northwest Washington Fair has ...
After two stellar seasons at Whatcom Community College, former Lynden standout Kortney Grattic will be playing Division II basketball at Central Washington University. (Courtesy photo/Whatcom CC)

Grattic, former Lynden star, heading to Central Washington for basketball

After two stellar seasons at Whatcom Community College, former Lynden standout Kortney Grattic will be playing Division II basketball at Central Washington University. (Courtesy photo/Whatcom CC) LYNDEN ...

Arneson has strong showings in summer tournaments

PENDLETON, Oregon — Lynden High School senior golfer Ezra Arneson advanced to the round of 16 at the Pacific Northwest Junior Boys’ Amateur Championship, held Aug. 10-14 at Wildhorse Resort in Pendleton. Arneson ...
The ninth annual Tony Wilson Kickoff Classic on Aug. 7 at Homestead Golf and Country Club was another success. The fundraiser event includes a golf tournament, dinner and silent auction. It raises money for the Lynden football program and honors the late Tony Wilson, a former Lions star quarterback and the event’s founder. (Courtesy photo)

Continuing what Tony Wilson began

The ninth annual Tony Wilson Kickoff Classic on Aug. 7 at Homestead Golf and Country Club was another success. The fundraiser event includes a golf tournament, dinner and silent auction. It raises money ...

Lynden Family Medicine offering sports physicals

LYNDEN — Lynden Family Medicine is offering school sports physicals at its Lynden office, on Grover Street, on Aug. 25, beginning at 7 p.m. All school districts are welcome. The cost is $25 per athlete, ...
A bubble-shooting toy made rides a little more exciting on the opening day of the Northwest Washington Fair. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Sunny, smooth start to 2015 NWWA Fair

A bubble-shooting toy made rides a little more exciting on the opening day of the Northwest Washington Fair. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Jim Baron, general manager of the Northwest Washington ...

Fire Dist. 1 funding looks to future

Chief Mel Blankers, firefighter Gary DeBeeld and commissioner Gary Almy back a proposal to raise the property tax levy for Whatcom County Fire District 1, with stations at Everson and Nugents Corner. Two ...

Drop in Canadian dollar felt at border

WHATCOM — With the downward trend of the Canadian dollar comes the downward trend of Canadian shoppers into Whatcom County. “I think we can certainly anticipate a decrease in Canadian shoppers,” ...
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PHOTOS: Fair opens Monday with fabulous weather, Demo Derby and new attractions

      As the sun came out Monday for the opening day of the Northwest Washington Fair, so did fairgoers. Whether the full afternoon grandstand Demolition Derby or the mix of new attractions, ...
Jill Thompson was the bride, given away by her father, Ron Miller, in a small ceremony held Sunday afternoon, Aug. 2, in Dutch Village Mall. Groom Todd Webster said it was the first wedding to be held at the downtown Lynden location. The wedding couple knew each other in high school in Reseda, California, 28 years ago, but did not renew acquaintance until about a year ago. Webster’s parents live locally. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

A windmill wedding

Jill Thompson was the bride, given away by her father, Ron Miller, in a small ceremony held Sunday afternoon, Aug. 2, in Dutch Village Mall. Groom Todd Webster said it was the first wedding to be held ...