Agencies can get WTA day passes

BELLINGHAM — Social and health services agencies can apply for free day passes with Whatcom Transportation Agency, to distribute to clients in 2016. Application are due Dec. 1. Details: www.ridewta.com…. ...

Ballots need just one stamp, but ballot drop boxes are entirely free

BELLINGHAM — Voters have been asking whether two stamps are needed to mail the general election ballots? The short answer is no. Ballots will be delivered to the County Auditor’s office with only one ...

Letters to the editor

Inform your vote    Although George and I are more involved and committed to good government than most people, we were relieved to think through, fill in, secure the envelope and drop our ballots into ...
Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy has established herself as one of the top cross country runners in the state. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Pride of the Pioneers: Murphy has had a decorated career

EVERSON — At this point in the cross country season, the heavy lifting is over. An athlete’s body needs full recovery time in order to achieve peak performance, so with the state championships now ...
Student energy and motivation burst forth from the starting line of Lynden Christian Elementary School’s fall jog-a-thon on Sept. 25. The event raised $63,000 to support school technology needs as well as a charitable cause. (Courtesy photos/Becky VanHofwegen)

Running for classrooms

  WHATCOM — There’s a mix of sweat, laughter, high-fives and exercise-friendly music that encompasses a school’s annual jog-a-thon. But there is a lot more to these run-filled events. While ...
Lynden Christian sophomore running back Hunter Te Velde and the Lyncs held on for a 35-28 win over Nooksack Valley on Friday night that clinched LC’s first postseason berth since 2010. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

LC holds off Nooksack, earns first postseason berth since 2010

EVERSON — Lynden Christian needed its defense to come up with a stop. Nooksack Valley had rallied from a 28-6 first-half deficit to make it a seven-point game with 3:11 remaining, and after an interception ...
Meridian sophomore Ashlee VanDenTop led Meridian with an eighth-place finish at the Northwest Conference Championships on Oct. 22. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Trojans priming for another strong postseason run

LAUREL — The odds were against the Meridian girls’ cross country team this season. While the Trojans returned their top three runners from last year’s team that tied for fifth place at the 1A state ...

Soccer roundup: Hollander leads Lyncs to win in district opener

WHATCOM — Haley Hollander scored a pair of second-half goals to lead Lynden Christian (6-9-2, 3-7-2 Northwest Conference) to a 3-0 win over Cedar Park Christian on Monday in the opening round of the ...

Football roundup: Lions rally, fall in OT; Mountaineers clinch NWC 1A title

LYNDEN — Sterling Somers led Lynden back from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, but Sedro-Woolley hit a game-winning 20-yard field goal in the extra period to earn a 32-29 win over ...

Volleyball roundup: LC, Nooksack, Meridian gear up for postseason

WHATCOM — After finishing in second place in the Northwest Conference, 1A No. 4-ranked Lynden Christian (12-2, 11-1 NWC) will open district tournament play on Wednesday at LCHS. With a win, the NWC 1A ...