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The top five news stories of 2014

WHATCOM — Success garners attention. And so does failure. The Lynden Tribune’s annual top five news stories of the year list includes a healthy mix of both, including some controversy baked in for ...
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Making 2014 the year it was (a full year in review)

JANUARY 8 — Fresh digs for Meridian students   Students returning from holiday vacation used brand-new Irene Reither Elementary School in the Meridian School District for the first time on Monday. ...

PSE, partner agree on Glacier battery

BELLEVUE — Puget Sound Energy and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. have signed cooperative agreements on launching an innovative battery storage project in Whatcom County that could pave the way ...
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The 2014 sports year in review

WHATCOM — From state titles and school records to the conclusion of a Hall of Fame career and the passing of one of Lynden’s most beloved icons, 2014 was a memorable and significant year in north county ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY New Year’s Eve The Jansen Art Center hosts a Manhattan New Year’s Eve Celebration from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31. The four-course dinner and entertainment is $80. Details: 354-3600. ...

Police DUI patrols in effect

SEATTLE — If you choose to drive while impaired this holiday season, there are 120 police agencies around Washington committed to making sure you are arrested and successfully prosecuted. That’s the ...

Two injured in Route 9 crash near Rutsatz Rd.

WHATCOM -— Excessive speed was a factor in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 9 near Rutsatz Road at about 8:18 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 23, the Washington State Patrol reported. A 2000 Chevrolet ...

Van Hulzen’s go-ahead layup propels Lyncs past Granger

WHATCOM — Freshman Riley Van Hulzen hit a go-ahead layup off an inbound play with 15 seconds left to lead Lynden Christian (7-1, 2-0 Northwest Conference) past Granger on Monday in the Cloud 9 Christmas ...
Junior forward Kara Bajema scored 18 points on Saturday, including 13 in the first quarter. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lyncs fall to 4A powerhouse Bellarmine Prep

LC led by 10 in first half, but 19-2 run proved  costly in ShoWare Shootout loss   KENT — It’s not often that a 1A team gets to face a 4A powerhouse. But on Saturday, that was exactly the opportunity ...
Senior guard Cody Fransen has emerged for the Lyncs this season and led LC with 26 points in Saturday’s 64-45 win over Cedar Park Christian in the ShoWare Shootout. (Cameron  Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

A tale of two halves for LC

Lyncs use 20-1 third-quarter run to beat Cedar Park Christian in ShoWare Shootout   KENT — Lynden Christian’s players and coaches were not pleased with the team’s first-half performance on Saturday. ...