Ballot drop-off deadline Tuesday

  WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelstein reminds Lynden School District voters that ballots for the $48 million bond special election must be postmarked or deposited in a ballot drop box no later ...

Construction firm passes to next generation of Iversons

  EVERSON ­— After many years of successfully operating Tiger Construction, brothers Ken and Steve Isenhart have sold their interest in the company to the next generation.   Ken and Marsha ...

Mountaineers win first conference game

  WHATCOM — Mount Baker (2-8-1, 1-5-1 Northwest Conference) earned its first league victory of the season, shutting out Blaine, 2-0, on April 16.   Taylor Bruntil scored both goals for the Mountaineers, ...

Lions win 11th in a row, record fifth straight shutout

  WHATCOM — With two more victories last week, Lynden (11-1, 5-0 Northwest Conference) extended its winning streak to 11 games and has pitched five consecutive shutouts.   Tanna Benson won a ...
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Homeschoolers hone their public speaking here

  LYNDEN ­— The crosswalk at 11th and Grover streets was a busy spot last week Thursday through Saturday, with dozens of smartly dressed young folks making their way between the Bethel and First ...
A power pole on Hannegan Road was sheared by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning, causing an overnight power blip affecting much of north Whatcom County. Nearby Meridian Middle School was closed for the day due to lack of power. Crews were working for Puget Sound Energy at the site Wednesday to get power restored by afternoon. Hannegan traffic was kept flowing as normal. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Sheared telephone pole causes power blip

A power pole on Hannegan Road was sheared by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning, causing an overnight power blip affecting much of north Whatcom County. Nearby Meridian Middle School was closed ...

Court docket

  Lynden Municipal Court was held Jan. 21, 2015, and the following people were found guilty:   Rose De Lima Carrazco, 53, of Lynden, allowing an unauthorized person to drive. Fined $250.   Terry ...

Pioneers remain hot

  WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (8-2, 4-2 Northwest Conference) continued its breakthrough season with another decisive victory, beating Sehome 5-1 on April 8.   Luke VanWingerden led the way with ...

Pioneers shut out Sedro-Woolley for first conference win of year

  WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (4-9, 1-4 Northwest Conference) won its first league game of the season, blanking Sedro-Woolley 3-0 on April 7.   Ryan Gelwicks tossed a complete-game shutout for ...

Meridian girls win team title, boys place second at Cashmere Invitational

  CASHMERE — Meridian had a strong showing at the Cashmere Invitational on Saturday, as its girls’ team finished in first place and the boys’ team came in second.   Janessa Murphy led the ...