Northwood, East Badger to get a roundabout

LYNDEN — The Washington State Department of Transportation plans to build a compact roundabout at the intersection of East Badger and Northwood roads. Steve Banham, Lynden’s public works director, ...

Lynden girls rally from 16-point first-half deficit, top rival LC in battle of NWC unbeatens

Lynden rallied from an early 11-0 hole and a 16-point first-half deficit to earn a 55-45 conference victory over Lynden Christian on Friday night in the teams’ annual rivalry game. The Lions (14-1, 7-0 ...
Lynden senior Sterling Somers scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lions to a 71-68 conference win over rival Lynden Christian on Thursday, Jan. 21. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Somers, King lift Lions over LC in thrilling rivalry showdown

Lynden senior Sterling Somers scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lions to a 71-68 conference win over rival Lynden Christian on Thursday, Jan. 21. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Lynden ...
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Fresh challenge to stronger tourism locally

Expert Roger Brooks’ advise to Whatcom, any place: ‘Think like a traveler’ BELLINGHAM ­— Lynden had its name mentioned quite a bit, and positively, as a tourism expert surveyed what Whatcom County ...

Sumas audit OK, but accounting system questioned

Utilities, police were big items in 2012-2014 budget SUMAS — A state audit of three years of financial reporting for Sumas finds no direct problems, but does give an “adverse opinion” on accounting ...

Alcoa delaying Intalco curtailment

FERNDALE — Alcoa announced on Tuesday, Jan. 19, that it will delay the curtailment of its Intalco Works smelter in Ferndale until the end of June. The plant was originally scheduled to curtail by the ...

South Fork Valley is setting for new ‘Bucolia’ book

WHATCOM — Matthew Thuney, a county author who has been crafting columns, composing blogs and recording radio shows for nearly 30 years, will read from and sign copies of his new book, “Bucolia: Hijinx ...

Lane restrictions for two months at BB-Lynden overpass

Damaged girder being replaced WHATCOM — Drivers should prepare for two months of lane closures, including on Interstate 5, as crews begin to fix the Birch Bay-Lynden Road overpass damaged last May when ...
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Flags for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Whatcom County took Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. for his leadership in advancing U.S. civil rights. Pictured here, flags line the streets of Nooksack and Everson, as they also do in Lynden on ...

Broncs & Bulls event coming to fair arena Feb. 13

LYNDEN — Eight seconds doesn’t seem too long, unless you’re trying to ride on a buckin’ bronc or bull. Close to 40 professional cowboys are coming for the Laurel Farm and Western Supply Extreme ...