Lynden senior Jordan Wittenberg and the Lions enter the 2015 season ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press 2A state football poll released Wednesday. (Steve McKinley/stevemckinleyphotography.com)

Lynden ranked No. 3, Mount Baker No. 8 in preseason AP state football polls

After squaring off in last season’s state championship game, Lynden and Northwest Conference rival Sedro-Woolley own two of the top three spots in the preseason Associated Press 2A state football poll ...

Plane bumps car on Benson Road, both go on safely

LYNDEN ­— A small plane coming in to land at the Lynden Airport Saturday lightly touched a wheel on the top of a car going along Benson Road.   Neither the plane nor the car lost control and each ...

Kirshner, Sidhu clash over voting for food banks, violence shelters

WHATCOM ­— The two County Council candidates in District 2 are trading shots over level of support for nonprofits such as food banks and domestic violence shelters. Satpal Sidhu points to a Kathy Kershner ...

Bicyclist, 69, hurt in collision with car on Smith Road

WHATCOM ­— A 69-year-old Everson woman on a bicycle was struck and injured by a vehicle on East Smith Road near Sand Road Tuesday afternoon. The bicyclist, Sylvia I. Woodbury, was taken by aid car to ...

Saturday block party celebrates downtown revitalization

LYNDEN — On Saturday, Aug. 29, the Jansen Art Center will celebrate its third anniversary by throwing a neighborhood Block Party from 4 to 8 p.m. Live music, dancing, food and beverages will be part ...
Paul Bootsma, left, has been busy on the job this summer as Lynden Christian Schools’ new superintendent, replacing Don Kok, who retired. However, on one day Bootsma also received a pair of visitors from his past, Barb and Milt Vandenberg of California. Mrs. Vandenberg was Paul’s kindergarten teacher in California. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

New LC superintendent’s friends of past

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Lynden theatre’s four 2015-16 shows start with ‘Moon over Buffalo’ Sept. 17

LYNDEN — The Lynden Performing Arts Guild has announced its four shows of the 2015-16 season at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. • The first will be “Moon Over Buffalo” Sept. 17 through ...

Impacts from wildfires, how to help

• Safeway is a partner, along with the Seattle Seahawks and Albertsons, in the Q13 Cares collection of cash donations for those affected by the Washington wildfires. To donate, go to any Safeway store ...

4,000-acre fire at Newhalem threatens 25 homes, one power house

NEWHALEM — State fire assistance was mobilized Monday in support of local firefighters working to contain the Upper Skagit Complex Fire north of the community of Newhalem in Whatcom County. Washington ...

Five things to know about salmon in streams

More than 7 million pink and chinook salmon are now making their way from the Pacific Ocean into Washington’s rivers and streams to spawn. This summer, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association staff members ...