Lynden girls wrestling places third, Baker finishes fourth in Lady Wolfpack Invite

MILL CREEK — The Lynden girls wrestling team placed third with 124 points in the Lady Wolfpack Invite on Saturday at Jackson High School. Senaida Veliz (190 pounds) won an individual title and was one ...
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Celebrating the day of the tutu (on 2/2)

Feb. 2 meant Tutu Day for a number of girls at the Jansen Art Center on Tuesday afternoon, with the Northwest Ballet Academy organizing a parade and other activities. Doing their dance through the upstairs ...

County redistricting gets underway

New group must create five districts instead of the current model of three WHATCOM ­— As a result of last November’s election, changes are coming to the county’s election format. The County Council ...

County crashes kill 4 in 5 days

WHATCOM ­— A car passing a tractor-trailer rig on the Mount Baker Highway led to a head-on collision and the fourth traffic fatality in the county in five days on Thursday, Jan. 28. Ronald S. Baker, ...

Lynden swim team downs Burlington

LYNDEN — Roscoe Perry won a pair of individual races and contributed to a relay victory as the Lynden boys swim team earned a 96-66 win over Burlington on Jan. 28. Perry earned victories in the 200-meter ...

Trails, parks high priority for Lynden 2016 planning

LYNDEN — 2016 could be a busy year for parks and trails in town, with yet more to do beyond. It’s hoped that design of the Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail behind Lynden Middle School can see good progress, ...
Robotics is one of the many types of school activities supported by ongoing levy money. (File photo)

All schools look to Feb. 9 levy vote

By Brooke Hanson for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM — All the public school districts in the county are asking their constituents for approval of property levies paying for key pieces of what the schools ...

PeaceHealth starting 20-year planning process

Meetings involve Lynden property, among others WHATCOM — This week, PeaceHealth starts meeting with leaders throughout Whatcom County to develop a 20-year master plan for its healthcare services, including ...

Mt. Baker avalanche death adds to high tally across the West

MOUNT BAKER ­— One man died and another man was injured in an avalanche Sunday afternoon near the Mt. Baker Ski Area. The Northwest Avalanche Center reported the fatality Sunday evening. The investigation ...

Check-in for beard growing contest is this Saturday

Judging will be six weeks later, on March 12 LYNDEN ­— A reminder to all men: If you plan to be in the Lynden 125th anniversary beard-growing contest, check in with a fresh face from 8 a.m. to noon ...