Calendar

FRIDAY Kids’ night out A Gift of Dance hosts a Valentine’s Day kids’ night out from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, at Gift of Dance Studio, 1897 Front St. The fundraiser for toilet-trained kids ...
Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 11.39.12 AM

Comfort: A Leia Bear to hug

SUMAS — The Leia Bear has come to the Nonhoffs for a while. Specifically, it’s for Lily, age 5. The cuddly bear has been all over the world and came here from New York, said Lily’s mom, Ricki Nonhoff. ...
Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 11.38.46 AM

Prep work starts for East Badger Road roundabouts

LYNDEN — Construction crews have started preparing East Badger Road at the intersections with Bender and Depot roads for roundabouts, even though a contractor for the summer project hasn’t yet been ...

Lynden, LC schools plan for joint safety drill

LYNDEN — Practice makes perfect, as the old saying goes. That’s the thinking behind the Lynden School District’s upcoming Safety Day, set for Thursday, Feb. 21. “On Feb. 21, the Lynden School District, ...
Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 11.25.22 AM

Swimming through adversity

ANACORTES — Lynden senior swimmer Jan Wolfisberg still remembers the feeling of failing to make the 2A state swimming meet last season. It left a salt-water taste in his mouth. The then-junior Lion wasted ...
Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 11.39.06 AM

GPT scoping: Everyone got their say

BELLEVUE — The public provided more than 124,000 comments on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point, ...
Screen Shot 2013-02-06 at 7.02.04 AM

A huge thanks for Readers Care Fund giving

By Michael Lewis, publisher A HUGE congratulations is in order for the readers of the Lynden Tribune! The 2012 Lynden Tribune Readers Care Fund, in its seventh year of existence, raised a record $22,000 ...
Screen Shot 2013-02-06 at 7.06.37 AM

WTA adds 8 hybrid buses

WHATCOM — Eight new hybrid buses entered Whatcom Transportation Authority service on Monday, Feb. 4. Compared to the 18-year-old diesel buses they replace, the new buses offer 40 percent greater fuel ...

Two injured in three-car E. Badger crash

EVERSON — Two people were injured in a three-car collision at about 11:24 a.m. on Monday at the intersection of East Badger and Van Buren roads. East Badger was closed for about five hours after the ...

‘The Legacy’ navigates faith, family, tradition on Lynden stage

LYNDEN — The Lynden Performing Arts Guild will present “The Legacy” for a dozen showings at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. It’s the 1960s and the Estanitskys are the only family of ...