Meridian junior forward Emily Brackinreed is part an ultra-talented junior class that is looking to continue the Trojans’ run of success. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Stellar junior class aiming to continue Trojans’ success

LAUREL — Most teams would be crippled by the loss of a trio as talented as Janessa Murphy, Lexi McKinnon and Emily Schwisow. Murphy was Meridian’s co-leading goal scorer last season, McKinnon was a ...

Football roundup: Baker puts up fight against defending 2A champs

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — After surrendering a pair of early touchdowns, Mount Baker hung with defending 2A state champion Sedro-Woolley in a 20-7 season-opening loss. Junior running back Jed Schleimer picked ...

Former Lynden star Kraght moving to WR at Portland State

PORTLAND — Former Lynden High School three-sport star Josh Kraght is moving from quarterback to wide receiver in the Portland State University football program. A redshirt sophomore, Kraght was in a ...

Inaugural Homestead 15K on Saturday

LYNDEN — The inaugural Homestead 15K, benefiting Cornerstone Christian School, is set for Saturday, Sept. 12, in Lynden. The event will feature a 15K race and a 5K race, both of which will begin at 9 ...

Fifth annual Cornerstone golf tournament Saturday

LYNDEN — The fifth annual Cornerstone Christian School Golf Classic, sponsored by TriVan Truck Body, will be held on Sept. 12 at Homestead Golf and Country Club. The 18-hole tournament will begin in ...
It was a down-to-the-wire wild finish in the Lynde 500 pushkart derby Monday with the Simple Box team beating Berta’s Babes in a reversal of last year’s outcome. Garrett Hutsell pushes Pam Wilkinson in the near kart, which won even without a right rear wheel, while Joel Wood pushes Joy Corbin. Beautiful weather favored the 13th annual family-friendly Labor Day event in downtown Lynden, sponsored by the Lynden Pioneer Museum. More than 400 free hot dogs were served, and $1,900 in prize money was given out. Two of eight pushkart teams were from the Lynden Fire Department. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Photo finish caps Lynde 500

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County cities project growth to 2036

WHATCOM — Six years ago, local cities tussled with the county over their plans for growth. This time around, it’s been a relatively quiet process – in part because not much growth is asked for. Whatcom ...

Couple dies from generator fumes during storm

WHATCOM ­— A Central Road couple died apparently from fumes from a generator engine that had been running after the recent power outage, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office has determined. Authorities ...

Ex-Lynden cop sentenced to nine months in ‘sexting’ case

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com   BELLINGHAM ­— Former Lynden police officer Donald Glunt was sentenced on Sept. 1 to ...

Sheriff’s office: Central Road couple died from generator fumes

  WHATCOM ­— A Central Road couple died apparently from fumes from a generator engine that had been running after the recent power outage, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office has determined.   Authorities ...