City rescinds vacation buy-back policy

LYNDEN ­— Eight months ago, the city set up a vacation buy-back program for city department heads. On Monday, the Lynden City Council rescinded it. However, all employees with at least 15 years with ...

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ONGOING Dance performance Bellingham Repertory Dance presents Nov. 19-21 shows of six contemporary works at Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave., Bellingham. $15 advance at brownpapertickets.coms, ...

LC volleyball wins back-to-back state titles with sweep of Cedar Park

Until last year, despite 18 consecutive trips to the state tournament, the Lynden Christian volleyball team had never won a state championship. Now the Lyncs have won two in a row. LC earned back-to-back ...

LC volleyball rallies, advances to state championship with dramatic semifinal win

Lynden Christian head coach Kim Grycel had gone all season without mention of a repeat state championship. But with her team’s hopes of a second consecutive state title slipping away during Saturday’s ...

LC volleyball advances to state semifinals with pair of sweeps

The Lynden Christian volleyball team advanced to the 1A state semifinals with a pair of sweeps on Friday at the Yakima Valley SunDome. The defending champion Lyncs cruised to a 25-11, 25-11, 25-15 opening-round ...
Courtney Polinder, with friend Nick Margeson aboard, carries the coffin of his grandfather, Fred Polinder Jr., to burial on Monday afternoon. The Clydesdale horses and wagon of the Polinder family pass in front of the Lynden Pioneer Museum starting the route from Gillies Funeral Home to Monumenta Cemetery. A packed memorial service was then held at First Reformed Church for the 87-year-old Lynden horseman and dairy leader, who died Oct. 31. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Hitching the wagons one last time

Courtney Polinder, with friend Nick Margeson aboard, carries the coffin of his grandfather, Fred Polinder Jr., to burial on Monday afternoon. The Clydesdale horses and wagon of the Polinder family pass ...

A snapshot of Intalco’s Whatcom curtailment

FERNDALE — Alcoa Intalco Works has been a staple of the Ferndale and greater Whatcom County economies since 1966, when it was opened and owned by Alumax, Pechiney and Howmet. The announcement of the ...

Voters retain Sidhu, defeat jail

WHATCOM ­— The jail sales tax idea has failed, and Satpal Sidhu will keep his District 2 County Council seat against Kathy Kershner’s challenge. Those are definite results of the Nov. 3 general election, ...

Pipeline proposed for north of Lynden

LYNDEN — A proposed new natural gas pipeline could run just north of Lynden, on its way from Sumas to Vancouver Island, B.C. Williams, an Oklahoma-based company that owns the Northwest Pipeline that ...
A new border crossing station opened on Monday for Aldergrove, British Columbia, requiring the finishing touches on a new routing and stretch of State Highway 539 (Guide Meridian Road) in the United States. Near the Lynden-Aldergrove border crossing, lanes now widen just north of H Street Road and curve east around the Duty Free shop instead of the traditional routing west of Duty Free. The truck lanes will remain closed until Nov. 22. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

New lanes to Canada

A new border crossing station opened on Monday for Aldergrove, British Columbia, requiring the finishing touches on a new routing and stretch of State Highway 539 (Guide Meridian Road) in the United States. ...