Former Pioneer standout receives honor

Recent Western Washington graduate and Nooksack Valley alum Chris Mitchell helped the Vikings reach the 2013 NCAA Division II semifinals, but he was also a standout in the classroom.  On Wednesday, Mitchell ...
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Road work all around us

LYNDEN — Look north of Lynden and you have roundabout rushing. Right in the middle of town you can find bridge backups. Move west to find chip-sealing stress. There’s plenty to avoid when driving in ...
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Everson Festival serves up the sunshine

The two-day Everson-Nooksack Festival on Friday and Saturday provided plenty of sunny reasons for visitors to come to town for food, a parade, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, kids’ games and activities ...

House passes a Farm Bill without DelBene’s vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of northwest Washington’s 1st District joined all House Democrats July 11 in voting against a partial version of a Farm Bill authored by Republicans. ...
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Piling up for water

IMCO General Construction workers drive steel shoring plates on Monday that will aid the excavating for the new Lynden water treatment plant…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...

Outdoor burning banned in county; city needs permit

WHATCOM — State and county fire officials have issued burn bans in response to dry weather conditions. A ban started Monday, July 15, in Whatcom County by order of deputy fire marshal Wain Harrison. ...
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Raspberry Dessert Contest: We have a winner (and a recipe)

The Lynden Tribune once again held its annual “Berry” Best Raspberry Dessert Contest, with entries judged by the newsroom staff on Thursday, in anticipation of the upcoming Northwest Raspberry Festival. ...

Jack Carver: Seeing life through a lens

by Michael Lewis, Tribune publisher One of my favorite journalism classes I took in college — many years ago — was my photography class. Learning about aperture, depth of field, film speed, gray scale ...

From the Margin: Seeing family, appreciating our country’s variety

“What was the highlight of the trip for you?” my wife asked as we were flying back to Seattle. Well, it’s hard to top seeing daughters and their husbands and especially twin 3-year-old granddaughters. ...

Letters to the editor – July 17

Read the Obama health care act, if you dare Have you read the new proposed Obama healthcare act? Don’t feel bad, because 99 percent of your U.S. representatives and senators haven’t either. Most of ...