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WSO begins ‘Harmony from Discord’ theme for music

Multi-year theme celebrates beauty transcending dark reality BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra is beginning a multi-year initiative exploring uplifting works composed by artists in the face ...

Duty to operate safe jail a difficult one here

[This is a guest column from Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo]    Whatcom County is obligated to operate its county jail system in a safe, humane and constitutional manner. Today, it is often nearly ...

Letters to the editor

Thank you to the readers of the Lynden Tribune   On behalf of the Project Hope Food Bank in Lynden, I wish to express our deepest appreciation to the Lynden Tribune for choosing the Nooksack Valley Food ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 3 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, southeast ...

Calendar

ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., presents “The Crucible” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 4-6 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7. Tickets: $6 at the door. ‘Mary Poppins’ at LCHS Lynden ...
Lynden Christian sophomore point guard Avery Dykstra is part of a talented group of underclassmen that has played a major role in the Lyncs’ success this season. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Talented youth making their mark

Four underclassmen combine for nearly half of LC’s scoring, rebounding LYNDEN — Their four mothers were part of a combined 254 wins, 10 state trophies and four state titles over 11 seasons in the Lynden ...
Dave Mocini

Mocini brings wealth of experience to Homestead

KemperSports takes over management of golf course LYNDEN — The new year brought change at Homestead Golf and Country Club, as Canadian owner Morris Chen hired well-known golf course management firm KemperSports ...
Plans to combine the Northwest and Cascade conferences into one single-classification district-wide league were rejected by the Cascade Conference last week in a 5-3 vote by the member schools' principals. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Cascade Conference rejects plans for district-wide football leagues

WHATCOM — Plans to form Northwest District-wide leagues for football were rejected last week by the Cascade Conference in a 5-3 vote by the member schools’ principals. The proposal would have merged ...
Mount Baker freshman Kylind Powell drives toward the basket during the Mountaineers’ 53-51 win over Meridian on Saturday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Mountaineers rally, survive Trojans’ upset bid

Mount Baker climbs back from 11-point second-half deficit to edge Meridian LAUREL — Meridian was looking to pull off a signature win and brighten what has been a challenging season. Mount Baker was determined ...

NWC wrestling matches cancelled amidst skin infection outbreak

WHATCOM — Northwest Conference athletic directors cancelled all boys wrestling matches last week as a precaution against an unusually high number of reported skin infections among the league’s teams. ...