City budget picture improves

LYNDEN ­— The city’s budget situation is improving over the last few months heading into 2014, Mayor Scott Korthuis said Monday. Seven weeks ago, Korthuis had warned that an accumulation of bills ...
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Patriotic readings

Student winners in the Voice of Democracy patriotic essay contest of the Lynden Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter read their words and received awards on Friday evening. Pictured, clockwise from above, ...

30-year-old homicide case revisited

WHATCOM — On Dec. 15, 1983, Ferndale High School counselor Carol Greene attended a staff Christmas party, and then went with a fellow staff member to the Malibu Steak and Chowder House, located in Pioneer ...
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Flags from the past

A “27 Flags” presentation showing all the flags of American history was given at a Lynden Veterans of Foreign Wars student awards ceremony on Friday. This is the flag of 15 stars and 15 stripes about ...

Lynden Boy Scouts to pick up Christmas trees on Saturday, Jan. 4, offer drop-off

LYNDEN — The annual Christmas tree pickup service offered by the Lynden Boy Scout Troop 4028 will happen on Saturday, Jan. 4. Trees must be at curbside by 8 a.m. that day. You may also drop your tree ...

Tribune on early delivery, deadline schedule next two weeks

LYNDEN — Due to Christmas and New Year’s Day both falling on Wednesdays, the Lynden Tribune will move up its publication schedule to Tuesday for the next two weeks. The next issue of the Tribune will ...

FAFSA filing help offered at LHS next month

LYNDEN — Lynden High School will host a FAFSA filing informational event on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Families can often feel that ...

Dean Berkeley is elected new fire commissioner after vote recount

LYNDEN ­— Exactly 10,784 ballots were recounted Friday and the vote in the Fire District 21 commissioner race remained exactly the same: 3,808 for Dean Berkeley, 3,777 for Roger Hawley. It was the last ...

Food banks list days for food, toys distributions

LYNDEN ­— Project Hope will distribute its Angel Tree of Hope food and toy baskets on Friday, Dec. 20, and Monday, Dec. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No pre-registration is needed for those who live within ...
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SSK Insurance donates 240 turkeys to Project Hope

LYNDEN — Turkeys for 240 local families are being distributed for holiday dinners as the result of a drive led by Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance. SSK Insurance, with offices in Lynden and Bellingham, ...