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Sleuthing the origins of my house —using old Tribunes now posted online

I am finally digging out the details the walls of my old home would not divulge — and in the pages of old Lynden Tribunes, no less. Word came to us here recently from the Washington State Library that ...
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Taking down the competition

BELLINGHAM — The energy was dynamic at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium on Saturday morning for the Birger Solberg Invite. Over 28 teams were on hand ready to compete, including Meridian, Mount Baker, Nooksack ...
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65 years in local VFW Auxiliary

LYNDEN ­— At one point in their courtship, Dwight Hinton didn’t want Tessie to become a nurse. She persisted, though, then worked in hospitals while he was in World War II, and later in life she became ...

The issues with Lynden schools

LYNDEN — If a sizable earthquake hit tomorrow, Lynden Middle School, to put it mildly, would not hold up well. The same goes for both LMS and Fisher Elementary School if a fire broke out at either building. ...

Isom will celebrate Día De Los Niños on April 27

LYNDEN ­— This year’s El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros event will be on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Isom Elementary School, 8461 Benson Rd. The fifth annual event last year ...

Fugitive from Tuesday manhunt captured by police in Abbotsford, B.C.

SUMAS ­— Crossing the U.S.-Canada border, a drug smuggling suspect who eluded a massive manhunt in rough Whatcom County terrain on Tuesday was captured by Abbotsford, B.C., police early Wednesday. At ...

Main Street bridge to close in July

Interwest firm will build it for $2.2 million By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— Interwest Construction of Burlington ...

Glacier mink farm fined for manure discharge

BELLINGHAM — The owner of two Glacier area mink farms is being fined $48,000 by the Washington State Department of Ecology for discharging water contaminated with manure into nearby salmon-bearing creeks ...

Report summarizes boatload of public comment on GPT

BELLEVUE — The co-lead agencies reviewing the proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have posted online their report summarizing and categorizing comments received ...

North Cascades Highway snow clearing begins

TWISP — Work has started on clearing State Route 20 (North Cascades Highway) of snow, with a goal of opening it by the first weekend in May. Washington State Department of Transportation crews may even ...