Beard growing contest begins Jan. 30

LYNDEN — The Chamber of Commerce is giving out the bristly details of the upcoming beard contest in connection with the city’s 125th anniversary. The entire anniversary effort is called the One Two ...

Lynden leads surge in 2015 home sales

WHATCOM — Whatcom County home sales soared in 2015, aided by attractive mortgage rates and only modest price increases. The number of county homes sold in 2015 rose 18.1 percent to 2,991 in comparison ...
The undefeated LC boys basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the 1A poll of the season's first AP state basketball rankings. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Both LC teams atop 1A polls in season’s first AP state basketball rankings

The undefeated LC boys basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the 1A poll of the season’s first AP state basketball rankings. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Local teams are well represented in the ...

Three sworn in on council represent 56 years

LYNDEN ­— Three City Council members were sworn in to new terms Monday, and together they represent over 56 years of service on the council. Gary Bode, Gerald Kuiken and Ron DeValois received the oath ...

Open house at new Lynden inn 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday

LYNDEN ­— As Dawson Construction continues to do finishing touches, The Inn at Lynden hosts open houses for the public from 3 to 5 p.m. this week Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7-8. The main lobby is still ...

Leads sought in disappearance of Acme man

WHATCOM — The county Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing person from the Acme area. Andrew R. Eberli, 42, was last seen Dec. 8 in the 700 block of Innis Creek ...

Heritage Apartments sold for $2.4 million

LYNDEN — The Heritage Apartments complex at 134 E. Grover St., was sold for $2.4 million in December 2015.   The Whatcom County Treasurer’s Office reports the sale was filed on Dec. 28, 2015, with ...

Boy Scouts’ Christmas tree pickup in Lynden Saturday, Jan. 9

LYNDEN — An annual fundraiser for the local Boy Scouts returns Saturday with Christmas tree pickup within Lynden. Leave your Christmas tree curbside by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, and the Scouts will ...

State of the arts: Best movies of 2015

This year has been huge in the world of cinema, with some old-favorite franchises returning to the big screen and some new quantities making a splash. We saw Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ...

Farm Bureau first aid/CPR class meets state requirements

LYNDEN — A first aid/adult CPR class geared to farm operations will be held in the fairgrounds’ Peoples Place building on both Saturday, Feb. 13, and Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, from 8 to 11 a.m. To get ...