Lynden soccer’s historic season ends after first-ever district berth

LYNDEN — It was a historic season for the Lynden girls’ soccer program. And one that carried a very special meaning after tragedy struck over the summer. Sofia Milstead, a graduated teammate, passed ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers, Trojans advance to state

Mount Baker 56, Sultan 7 BELLINGHAM — Jed Schleimer broke Mount Baker’s single-season rushing record with another big performance and led the Mountaineers to a 56-7 rout of Sultan on Friday night in ...

Volleyball roundup: Lyncs win bi-district; Pioneers eliminated

REDMOND — The Lynden Christian volleyball team won the bi-district title with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-19 victory over Annie Wright on Saturday at Overlake High School. Kara Bajema led the Lyncs (15-2) with ...

Soccer roundup: Lyncs, Trojans eliminated in bi-district

BELLINGHAM — The Lynden Christian girls’ soccer team’s season came to an end with a 2-1 loss to Bear Creek on Nov. 3 in a loser-out bi-district tournament match at Civic Stadium. Following an 18th-minute ...

Registration open for local high school rec basketball league

LYNDEN — Registration is open for the Northwest Youth Basketball League until Friday, Nov. 20, or until the league is full. The NYBL is a recreational league for boys and girls in grades 9-12 who don’t ...
The new Waples Mercantile Building interior accentuates the wood beams and reclaimed wood floor, as seen here looking down from the mezzanine into what will be Avenue Bread on the right and Village Books on the far left. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

Waples Building close to opening

The new Waples Mercantile Building interior accentuates the wood beams and reclaimed wood floor, as seen here looking down from the mezzanine into what will be Avenue Bread on the right and Village Books ...

Sorting through election’s charter changes

WHATCOM — Voters may have seemed lukewarm, or deeply divided, on the competing proposals for change in the county’s election processes. But changes are now definitely afoot. By a mild average of just ...
The tree’s journey started in Alaska. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden Transport delivers nation’s Christmas tree

The tree’s journey started in Alaska. (Courtesy photo) SEATTLE — For more than 50 years, a tree has graced the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the holiday season. For the first time, that tree comes ...

Sedro-Woolley ends Lions’ streak of nine consecutive state appearances

Falling short of state is an almost foreign concept for a powerhouse Lynden program accustomed to deep postseason runs. After all, Lynden’s seniors were in second grade the last time a Lions football ...

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner

Election update: Jail tax now slightly behind, and Sidhu leads Kershner WHATCOM ­— The jail sales tax idea has fallen behind in the latest Whatcom County vote counts, and Satpal Sidhu leads Kathy Kershner ...