Teacher Mrs. Shari Kruyswijk talks to her first graders about the classroom book corner at Lynden’s Cornerstone Christian School, which started the 2015-16 year on Tuesday. Most north Whatcom County schools begin classes next week. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

‘Start of school’ coming for all

Teacher Mrs. Shari Kruyswijk talks to her first graders about the classroom book corner at Lynden’s Cornerstone Christian School, which started the 2015-16 year on Tuesday. Most north Whatcom County ...

One animal’s bids help fire victims

Kaiden VanDalen raised the market Angus calf as a 4H project. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN ­— As a Lynden Christian High School agriculture teacher who knows plenty of colleagues statewide, ...

Fair attendance up slightly in 2015

LYNDEN — Six days of the Northwest Washington Fair — and six straight days of sunshine — produced a bounty of what fair manager Jim Baron was looking for: a focus on the positive. “The fair offers ...
The addition of a west hallway will provide access to the gym’s north bleachers. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

LCHS athletic facility upgrades nearing completion

The addition of a west hallway will provide access to the gym’s north bleachers. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Six months ago, Lynden Christian High School began renovating its 50-year-old ...
Local high school football teams, including Lynden (above), are in the midst of fall practice. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Falls sports season gets underway, offers intriguing storylines

Local high school football teams, including Lynden (above), are in the midst of fall practice. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) WHATCOM — After a nearly three-month hiatus, high school sports are officially ...
James Ehnes performs with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 11.

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra soars into 40th season this fall

James Ehnes performs with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 11. WHATCOM — Welcome to the 40th anniversary season of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, says Yaniv Attar, entering his third year as music ...

Natalie Silva wins Steps On Broadway opportunity

LYNDEN ­— Natalie Silva, a recent graduate of Lynden Academy, has been accepted into a conservatory program at Steps On Broadway in New York City. This past summer after auditions, Natalie was invited ...

Calendar

ONGOING Skillshare Faire The fourth annual Whatcom Skillshare Faire of short classes, workshops and hands-on demonstration of skills takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 29-30, ...
Motocross made its debut as a full-scale event at the Northwest Washington Fair on Saturday, Aug. 22. (Eric Dobbs/Stryka Media)

Fair’s inaugural motocross event an action-packed success

Motocross made its debut as a full-scale event at the Northwest Washington Fair on Saturday, Aug. 22. (Eric Dobbs/Stryka Media) LYNDEN — Up to 14 of the Pacific Northwest’s top motocross riders charged ...
For the second year in a row, the Lynden PRCA Rodeo was held in conjunction with the Northwest Washington Fair. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Record-setting performances highlight Lynden PRCA Rodeo

For the second year in a row, the Lynden PRCA Rodeo was held in conjunction with the Northwest Washington Fair. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Roughly 5,500 total spectators packed the grandstands ...