Vern Carlson holds a photo from the chapel’s past. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Ten Mile Chapel, at 100 years old, seeks a revival

By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM — Ten Mile Chapel is turning 100 this year. Sadly, no congregation calls it home to head up celebrating the milestone with a social or special event. ...

Thanksgiving travel up, as gas prices remain down

BELLEVUE — AAA forecasts 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, and most U.S. drivers will enjoy the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2008. ...
Left: Lynden Christian senior Kara Bajema will be looking to cap a brilliant career by leading the Lyncs back to the state tournament. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Right: Lynden junior Elisa Kooiman leads a young, balanced Lions team aiming for a return trip to Yakima as well. (Steve McKinley/stevemckinleyphotography.com)

Girls’ basketball preview: Lyncs, Lions aiming for another big season

WHATCOM — The weather is getting colder and the days are becoming shorter, which of course means one thing: basketball season is upon us. The 2015-16 hoops season is once again full of promise for local ...
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Village Books opens Waples Building

Village Books opened doors in its new Lynden location on Sunday, Nov. 22, marking the first operations in the under-renovation Waples Mercantile Building. While Village Books, which has been a Fairhaven ...

Mount Baker football eliminated in quarterfinal loss to Montesano

MONTESANO — The winningest class in Mount Baker football history saw their high school careers come to an end with a 51-21 loss to Montesano in the 1A state quarterfinals on Saturday night at Montesano ...
Chad and Julee Simmons and children Jordan and Drew stopped for a photo at the downtown Dutch Bakery last December. (File photo)

Lynden Dutch Bakery expanding with Fairway store

LYNDEN — Since taking over ownership of the Lynden Dutch Bakery about a year ago, Chad Simmons has been busy implementing the “opportunities” he saw ready-made during the four years he worked there. ...

The Woods Coffee to open in Canada

LYNDEN — With 17 locations in Washington State, The Woods Coffee last week announced plans to expand into Canada. The company is partnering with Shato Holdings to open its first Canadian coffee shop ...

Lynden retiree creates seminars to keep minds active

LYNDEN ­— A retiree in Lynden since 2006, Ron Bucknam wanted to see more local opportunity for intellectual challenge. So he conceived the idea of the Lynden Emeritus Forum. He isn’t holding back. ...

A day to honor

Right: Boy Scouts Troop 4028 of Lynden presents the colors at the Veterans Day service on Nov. 11 in the Lynden Community Center. Above: World War II veteran Paul Van Dyke salutes as Becky Gerlach sings ...

Blaine woman, 75, dies in Slater-Haxton crash

WHATCOM ­— A 75-year-old Blaine woman died of injuries sustained as a passenger in a two-car collision Friday afternoon at the corner of Slater Road and Haxton Way. Lillian M. Moir was in a 2001 Volvo ...