Lynden’s Van Werven interim state GOP chair

BELLEVUE — Luanne Van Werven, of Lynden, has moved into the role of interim Washington State Republican Party chair, upon former chair Kirby Wilbur’s departure for another job. The party sent out an ...
Above, a young player tries to get to the bucket past a close defender, while, below, Lynden alum Chaz Kok tries to put the moves on Central Washington University senior JB Pillard.

A hoops weekend to remember

Local basketball tourney provided memories for players of all ages LYNDEN — The streets were filled in downtown over the weekend. The foot traffic was compact and the smell of raspberries filled the ...
Semiahmoo Resort, with new partner owners, aims to reopen as a premier Northwest destination. (Courtesy photo)

Semiahmoo Resort returning to life under new ownership

Goal is to reopen by end of summer BLAINE — Semiahmoo Resort and its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trail, were sold in a $19.5 million deal completed on June 21. The new ...
A Fire District 1 firefighter approaches the burning home on Nooksack Avenue. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Nooksack home burns

Fund set up to help fire victims NOOKSACK — A home in the 100 block of Nooksack Avenue went up in flames Sunday evening when an apparent wiring problem caused an electrical fire. “What I was told from ...
Candidates for the Whatcom County Council sat side by side for a forum sponsored by the Whatcom Tea Party in the Ferndale High School auditorium on Wednesday, July 17. From left are: Michelle Luke and Carl Weimer of the 1st District; Ken Mann and Ben Elenbaas, 2nd District; Kathy Kershner and Barry Buchanan, 3rd District; and Bill Knutzen, at-large. Candidate Rudd Browne was absent. Responding to audience questions, they talked about growth management in Whatcom County, building a new jail, property rights, water supply, Lake Whatcom, wind turbines, livestock slaughter facilities, climate change and more. They could speak only indirectly on the Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal, as the County Council will act in a quasi-judicial role in decisions on that project.  (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Candidates talk at Tea Party forum

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Both inside and outside, the new Chateaux at Garden Green promises relaxation and contentment.  (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

New active adult community opens up the golf views

Chateaux project on Depot Road first of three new communities LYNDEN — There’s a lot more to the first phase of the Garden Green project behind the 6th hole at Homestead Golf & Country Club than ...
Thousands of people were at the Northwest Raspberry Festival in downtown Lynden Saturday. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Festival maxes out

2013 Razz Fest was best ever, with huge crowds and successful events, forcing questions about how it can handle more growth LYNDEN -— When a committee meets this week to review the spectacularly successful ...
A plywood-sided box atop Darigold’s milk drying tower may be the fix for up to a year. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Darigold does temporary fix of dryer noise

Enclosure built atop tower after neighbors complain and city  claims a violation LYNDEN -— Darigold last week created a temporary buffer box around its new dryer tower exhaust system to try to reduce ...

Lynden School Board favors building two new schools

Plan includes interim performing arts space at a Line Road middle school LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board moved one step closer to a bond resolution at its Thursday evening meeting, favoring a motion ...

Day two of Curt Maberry 3-on-3 tourney

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