Lessons from my childhood May memories

Guest opinion by John Van Hemert   May I tell you what one mom said on this very day, May 10, 1940? My mother, Nelly Van Hemert Vander Kooij, said, when we saw enormous black clouds to the west, the ...

Dr. Alveda King to speak May 21-22

Venues are WWU and Lakeway Inn; admission free for niece of MLK Jr.   LYNDEN ­— Alveda King, niece of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak at two public events locally on behalf ...

Bruce Ayers says jail must be built

From District 1, he has a lifetime of involvements   BELLINGHAM — Bruce Ayers, a 40-year professional land surveyor who served a term on the Bellingham City Council in the 1990s, is running for the ...

Todd Donovan: Key opportunities now

He is now on the charter review commission   BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University professor Todd Donovan has announced his campaign to represent District 1 on the Whatcom County Council. If ...

Starkenburg to buy well-known barber shop

Goal: ‘keep those things that make the community unique’ By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— Blake Starkenburg intends to ...
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Wear on Earth enjoys new home near Guide Meridian

New visible location allows the store to grow By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — After nearly six years on Front Street downtown, Wear on Earth ...

Lynden bond officially passed

Final level of support, 68.8 percent; district will set a construction timeline By Brent Lindquist reporter@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — The vote ...
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Preferred Freezer ahead of schedule

1,000 cubic yard concrete pour planned for Thursday By Tim Newcomb tim@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — It hasn’t taken long to start transforming ...

CDC assisting in E. coli investigation

Exact bacteria source still unclear; Seattle attorney representing victims suspects environmental factors By Brent Lindquist and Calvin Bratt Lynden Tribune staff   WHATCOM — The Centers for Disease ...

22-year retiring LCS leader to be honored May 28

Open house for Don Kok By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN — Don Kok, principal and superintendent with Lynden Christian ...