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ONGOING January Series Lectures are streamed live from Calvin College to the basement of Third Christian Reformed Church (enter off Sixth Street at Liberty) at 9:30 a.m. each weekday Jan. 6-26. Admission ...
The opening of the new water treatment plant in Lynden was an example of a civic project aimed at serving residents for generations to come. (File photo/Lynden Tribune)

Tribune’s year in review: A look back at 2015

JANUARY 7 — Nooksack Valley prepares for a bond election The Feb. 10 vote, if successful, will completely replace the 1947-built middle school and the high school’s 1954 portion and add classrooms ...
The Lynden girls basketball team (upper left), LC volleyball team (upper right), LC boys basketball team (bottom left) and Lynden softball team (bottom right) all had ample reason to celebrate their accomplishments in 2015. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Sports year in review: Plenty to celebrate

WHATCOM — Two Lynden Christian teams won state championships. Another made an unforgettable run to the state title game. Legendary coaches received prestigious honors. Another reached an impressive milestone. ...
The Ball Iz Lyfe girls team practices Monday in a created barn loft court of the VanderHaak farm. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

A league of their own: Cornerstone’s NWYBL

LYNDEN ­— This started out as Darryn Kleyn’s way to get some athletic competition for the kids at Cornerstone Christian School. As principal and athletic director, he didn’t want to have teams traveling ...
“The Green and Golden Years,” written by local basketball enthusiast and former Lynden assistant coach Ted House, details the LHS boys basketball program from 1989 to 2015. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

New book brings chronology of LHS hoops up to present time

LYNDEN — A book titled “The Pride of the Lions,” written by Jim Carberry, had provided a year-by-year account of the Lynden High School boys basketball teams from the early 1900s up until 1989. Now ...

2016 LHS Hall of Fame inductees announced

LYNDEN — The Lynden High School Hall of Fame has announced its ninth class of inductees: Jerry Blankers (meritorious service), Les Powers (athlete) and Lou Zylstra (athlete). The inductees will be honored ...

Top local stories of 2015

WHATCOM — The year 2015 marked a monumental turnaround in the growth of Lynden. And the Lynden Tribune’s annual top-five list of news stories of the year reflects that vividly. Four of the five stories ...

Boys basketball roundup: Roetcisoender scores career-high 39, leads LC past King’s Way

WHATCOM — Zach Roetcisoender scored a career-high 39 points to lead Lynden Christian (7-0, 2-0 Northwest Conference) to a 60-51 road win over King’s Way Christian on Dec. 22. Roetcisoender hit four ...

Girls basketball roundup: Mountaineers suffer first loss, bounce back

WHATCOM — 4A Shorewood handed Mount Baker (9-1, 2-0) its first loss of the season in a 66-30 rout on Dec. 22 in the Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tournament. The Mountaineers were outscored 17-2 in the first ...

3 Mountaineers earn first-team all-state honors

WHATCOM — Three Mount Baker football players — Jed Schleimer, Kolton Zender and T.J. Bass — earned 1A first-team all-state honors with the Dec. 23 release of the AP all-state team. Schleimer, a junior ...