Letters to the editor – published May 29

There’s hope for our country … it is here There is a vibrant hope in our community for our country and future. Listening to the remarks and prayers of the speakers at the Memorial Day service at ...

Public meetings

Thursday, May 30 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, Station 1, 101 E. Main St., Everson, 3 p.m. This is a special meeting to discuss and make decisions pertaining to: 1) the new full-time ...
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Hemingway’s Havana: From a loyal fan

By Adam Lewis Editor’s note: Former Lynden Tribune intern Adam Lewis recently graduated from Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and took a trip with a group of ...
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Skagit bridge fix could be mid-June

SKAGIT — Even as the National Transportation Safety Board continues investigating the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge collapse, Washington State Department of Transportation officials have announced ...

Lynden mulling building two schools on Line Road land

LYNDEN — To bond or not to bond. That’s the question that the Lynden School Board hopes to answer soon. Its five members came a bit closer to answering that question at Thursday’s regular meeting, ...

Five finalists for Lynden city administrator

LYNDEN ­— The search for a new Lynden city administrator is down to five finalists, Mayor Scott Korthuis has announced. Bill Verwolf, the city’s top employee since 2001, is retiring effective June ...
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Skagit I-5 bridge collapse means north-south traffic woes

A section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon collapsed Thursday evening, May 23, severing the main north-south traffic corridor in northwest Washington. Over 77,000 vehicles ...

Lynden fastpitch heads to Selah

The schedules have been released for the 2A state fastpitch tournament this weekend and the Lynden Lions are poised to make a title run. The Lions, who won both the NWC title and the 2A district title, ...

Mark, Mouche advance for Lynden and LC still in team title hunt

The first day of the 1A and 2A state golf tournaments took Whatcom County golfers south on Tuesday, setting up final-day dramatics on Wednesday. 2A boys at Chambers Bay Three Lynden golfers shot within ...

Fair now dealing with a $180,000 property tax bill

LYNDEN ­— For 100 years, the Northwest Washington Fair did not pay a property tax bill. Now it’s dealing with one as large as $180,000 from the state Department of Revenue. Fair Manager Jim Baron, ...