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LC cross country in a rebuild

BELLINGHAM — When Lynden Christian cross country coach Darren Postma prepared to get his team ready for the season, he admitted that he wasn’t sure what to expect. After losing the top four boys runners ...

Athlete of the Week: Jalani Phelps

Lynden senior wide receiver Jalani Phelps was expected to be a game-changing receiver for the Lions in 2013 and he showcased that in a big way last week. With the Lions in a see-saw battle against the ...

Meridian soccer is on fire

WHATCOM — The Meridian girls soccer team is off to a red-hot start in 2013. The Trojans are 4-0 on the season and are atop the Northwest Conference standings. Last week, Meridian took down Nooksack Valley ...
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Former Tribune reporter now author

WHATCOM — Caleb Breakey is still writing, but not about the local sports scene as he once did. The Bellingham 27-year-old — and Lynden Tribune reporter up to March 2011 — is seeing his first book ...

BTC strike shuts class

BELLINGHAM ­— Faculty members at Bellingham Technical College officially went on strike Tuesday, Sept. 24, as late-night mediation efforts failed to resolve contract discord prior to school starting ...

Possible sighting of 2011 Lynden murder suspect

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office searched most of Monday for a man who fled from a routine traffic stop. Officers originally believed the Hispanic man on the run is 2011 Lynden murder ...

Manhunt is on in Ferndale for suspect of 2011 Lynden murder

FERNDALE — The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is  searching for possible 2011 Lynden murder suspect Salvador Rodriguez near Ferndale. Rodriguez is wanted for the November 2011 murder of Jesse Winchester ...

LC basketball takes another hit

After learning last week that starting junior point guard Daulton Hommes would be lost for the season, Lynden Christian basketball coach Roger DeBoer and his Lyncs took another hit this week. The longtime ...
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100 years of Sumas church

SUMAS — Sumas Advent Christian Church is celebrating its centennial with an open house on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. The public is invited. On Sunday, Sept. 22, a potluck dinner follows the ...
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Lynden teacher now publishing books

LYNDEN — June 2013 was a good month for Rebecca Van Slyke, and not just because summer vacation began. Van Slyke, a second-grade teacher at Vossbeck Elementary School, is a children’s book writer. ...