Relay for Life in Lynden June 19-20

  LYNDEN ­— It’s countdown to the 2015 Relay for Life of North Whatcom on June 19-20. As of Monday, 20 teams and 196 participating had reported raising $35,854.03.   The final team rally will ...

Farmers Market returns June 18

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Farmers Market starts up on June 18 and continues on Thursdays from noon to 5 p.m. through October. On opening day there will be free hotdogs (after a brief opening blessing) ...

Letters to the Editor — June 3, 2015

Need new state tax structure   Something has to be done about our state tax structure. The difficulties with our local school levy and the problems in the current legislative session in trying to balance ...

Fisherman Bobby Briscoe running for port position

His goal: ‘the great working port it once was   WHATCOM — Fourth-generation county fisherman Robert “Bobby” Briscoe Jr. seeks election to the Port of Bellingham Commission to represent District ...

Registration now open for Lynden’s Got Talent, open to 22 and younger

  LYNDEN — The Lynden Music Festival and the Lynden Performing Arts Guild present the second annual Lynden’s Got Talent, a solo/group voice competition, on July 18 during this year’s Northwest ...

Liberty Gospel Quartet returning to Lynden

LYNDEN — The Liberty Gospel Quartet returns to Lynden for a Friday, June 12, concert at Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd.   Liberty, a traditional Southern Gospel quartet, tours full-time ...
The intersection of Fifth and Front streets is one big construction zone for now. Dawson Construction is redoing utilities, streets and sidewalks as well as creating the Waples Mercantile Building in the former Lynden Department Store structure (left). (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

The changing scene

The intersection of Fifth and Front streets is one big construction zone for now. Dawson Construction is redoing utilities, streets and sidewalks as well as creating the Waples Mercantile Building in the ...
In the last two weeks, lots of wood framing has shaped the new interior of the Waples Mercantile Building. The building owners have three signed leases and three more in the works. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Waples’ top transformation

In the last two weeks, lots of wood framing has shaped the new interior of the Waples Mercantile Building. The building owners have three signed leases and three more in the works. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden ...

Costs for city 5th-Front work go over budget

But investment seen as vital for downtown revitalization By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— The cost of city upgrades at ...
Playing in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park was just one way to enjoy the beautiful 73-degree weather of Saturday. The nearby Million Smiles Playground was also a hopping place for kids and families. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sun-kissed spring

Playing in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park was just one way to enjoy the beautiful 73-degree weather of Saturday. The nearby Million Smiles Playground was also a hopping place for kids and families. ...