Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling tops 6 million pounds milestone in 2012

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling in 2012 topped more than 6 million pounds of materials, yard waste and food waste recycled by Whatcom County residents for the second consecutive year. ...

Revenue: B.C. residents must pay sales tax

OLYMPIA — Contrary to what some British Columbia residents appear to believe, they do not qualify for a sales tax exemption when shopping in Washington State. The Department of Revenue reminds Washington ...

Tangled Threads celebrates 10 years

LYNDEN ­— Tangled Threads Quilt Shop, 202 Sixth St., celebrates 10 years in business on Saturday, Feb. 2. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be goodies, drawings, demos and freebies, said co-owner Thelma ...

Kraght headed to Big Sky in 2013

Lynden High quarterback Josh Kraght is Portland State bound. The 5-10 gun slinger is on his official visit to PSU right now, but contacted the Lynden Tribune Saturday night announcing that he had committed ...

Beating the buzzer

LYNDEN — There’s seemingly always excitement when the Lynden Christian boys take on 2A teams. Whether it be an overtime thriller against Lynden or a buzzer-beating win, LC fans can expect a wild finish. ...

Rebuilding evident for Meridian

BELLINGHAM — Heading into the season, Meridian girls basketball coach Don McMains knew there was some rebuilding that needed to be done. He knew the Trojans weren’t returning a lot of players and that ...

Athlete of the Week

When Mount Baker needed someone to step up on offense Friday night at Squalicum, junior Reuben Murashov didn’t hesitate. The 6-4 forward took control of the tempo for the Mountaineers and finished the ...

Slow start dooms Mount Baker in loss

BELLINGHAM — Slow starts have haunted Mount Baker throughout the 17 games so far this season. The Mountaineers, who are 5-12, showcased that Friday night in a tough 74-56 loss at Squalicum. After staying ...

EDITORIAL: Harlan and Heidi: Deserving

Each year now for over three decades, the Tribune staff has gone through the process of taking nominations of men and women who model community service and then honoring a pair who stand out. We never ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 30

Government the issue I appreciate the good intentions of folks concerned about the gun violence in our society. I too am distraught over the tragedy at Newtown, as all of our good citizens are. I am very ...