WeSNiP specializes in trap-and-return services, which involve trapping animals, spaying or neutering them, and returning them. (Courtesy photo)

WeSNiP aims to save healthy critters across county

WHATCOM — There are lots of good homes for pets in Whatcom County, but Patricia Maass learned very quickly as a Whatcom Humane Society volunteer that there simply aren’t enough.   Maass saw many ...
Ferndale native Milton Harnden won the world lightweight wrestling title in 1917. (Courtesy photo)

Ferndale’s world champion lightweight wrestler

A century ago, professional wrestling was one of America’s most popular sports. And a world champion grew up right here in north Whatcom County. Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in last ...

Lynden U-10 team advances to Cal Ripken regional semifinals

WEST LINN, Oregon — The Lynden 10-and-under baseball team advanced to the semifinals of the Cal Ripken Pacific Northwest regional tournament this past week in West Linn, Oregon, before seeing its memorable ...

Scholten qualifies for WSGA Amateur

BREMERTON — Former Lynden Christian standout Willy Scholten, a sophomore-to-be on the Western Washington University golf team, qualified for the 89th Washington State Golf Association Men’s Amateur ...

Mellema to play football at NAIA school in Iowa

LYNDEN — Recent Lynden Christian graduate Blake Mellema, who was a linebacker and running back for the Lyncs, has committed to play football at NAIA Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Mellema totaled ...

Lynden Family Medicine offering sports physicals

LYNDEN — Lynden Family Medicine is offering school sports physicals at its Lynden office on Aug. 5 and Aug. 25, starting at 7 p.m. on both evenings. All school districts are welcome. The cost is $25 ...
Finishing touches in progress are concrete crosswalks and striping. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

The remaking of Front Street downtown

LYNDEN — The final major street closure as part of the city’s Front and Fifth streets project wraps up Thursday. The three-day, two-block closure is allowing construction crews to install concrete ...

Dairy industry takes on water quality critics

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a three-part series. The next two parts will deal with specifics of water quality measuring and science, existing regulations and practices, and other factors ...

Lynden, county rat population on the rise

LYNDEN — Rats have turned into an official point of discussion within the city of Lynden. Following a City Council Public Works Committee meeting that heard about the growing problem, the city now plans ...

Fair buys Kok Road property

  LYNDEN ­— A 1.8-acre Kok Road property is now owned by the Northwest Washington Fair instead of the city. The City Council finalized the $275,000 price and terms of sale on Monday.   The site ...