Three local students graduate from Bremerton youth academy

BREMERTON — The Washington Youth Academy graduated three Whatcom students during commencement ceremonies on June 20. Among 140 students completing the program, the second largest class since the academy ...

Relay For Life of North Whatcom raised $58,688

LYNDEN ­— The 2015 Relay For Life of North Whatcom raised nearly $60,000, with 20 teams and 210 individuals participating at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds overnight June 19-20. The tally was ...

Be energy-smart as temps continue to remain warm

BELLEVUE — Puget Sound Energy is encouraging its more than 1.1 million electric customers to be even more energy conscious as temperatures jump into the 90s in the current heat wave. Across its service ...

Meetings

Thursday, July 2 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation District, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Friday, July 3 • Public offices closed for the ...

Letters to the editor

Has concerns with Youth With a Mission organization Reading in the June 24 Tribune, I see an article on Youth with a Mission. I had not heard of this organization, so went to Bing to do some research. ...

Stand against the tyranny of the crowd this Fourth

Let’s suppose for a moment you are one of those super-brainy contestants on TV’s “Jeopardy.” Let’s say that you are dealing with a category called “Character Assassins,” and your task is ...
Former Lynden Christian standout Jasmine Hommes led Montana State in scoring last season as a junior with 16.9 points per game, third-most in the Big Sky Conference. The 6-1 forward was named to the all-conference second team. (Courtesy photo/Montana State athletics)

Hommes thriving at Montana State

BOZEMAN, Montana — Many players are capable of the occasional big performance. The great ones, however, consistently play to that high level. That’s what separates Jasmine Hommes. The former Lynden ...
Local students from Lalawigan, Philippines, learn to use a new water tower. (Courtesy photo by Tony Neal)

Lynden-area church sends locals to Philippines to install water towers

LYNDEN — Installing five sanitary water towers in tsunami-stricken regions of the Philippines wouldn’t have happened without a completely local effort. Led by Calvary Creekside, a church located east ...
All summer the Whatcom County Library System wants elementary-age students involved in a reading program. The local county branches have signed on for the event. (Courtesy photo)

Every hero has a story to be read

WHATCOM — Summer is well underway, and that means the Whatcom County Library System’s Summer Reading program is, too. “Every Hero Has a Story” is this summer’s theme at all county libraries, ...

Lynden High School honor roll

LYNDEN ­— Lynden High School has announced its second-semester honor roll, and the following students are listed: Principal’s Honor Roll: 4.00 GPA Seniors Kordel Clarks, Kelsey Hewson, Kalyz Lara, ...