Camels Club holding 75th-annual youth fishing derby on Saturday

LYNDEN — The Loyal Order of Camels Club is holding its 75th-annual youth fishing derby on Saturday, June 11, in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park. Boys and girls ages 5 to 13 are eligible to participate. ...

Lynden football’s second-annual mattress fundraiser on Saturday

LYNDEN — The Lynden High School football program is holding its second-annual mattress fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at Bernice Vossbeck Elementary School. The fundraiser offers ...

Letters to the Editor — June 8, 2016

How to handle a flag with respect   In recent years there has been a resurgence of patriotic pride. The U.S. flag can be seen flying everywhere as a symbol of unity, to remember the men and women serving ...
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Photos: 2016 Lynden Farmers Day Parade

Tractors, trucks and agricultural equipment were plenty strong again in the 2016 version of Lynden’s Farmers Day Parade. These were other aspects: Whatcom Democrats featured James and Vanessa Rose as ...
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Lynden wins $25,000 top prize in nationwide Main Street Contest

Lynden strongly beats out 24 cities in online voting By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— “We did it!” was ...
Ice cream is scooped out onto the 1,250-foot-long strawberry shortcake in downtown Lynden Saturday, as a post-parade crowd awaits the chance to get servings. Everything was done to try to get the big volunteer effort on the city’s 125th anniversary counted as a new Guinness World Record, says the Chamber of Commerce. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Not-so-short-cake

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17 high school valedictorians talk of goals, memories By Brooke Hanson for the Lynden Tribune   WHATCOM ­— Seventeen high school seniors will receive their diplomas in the coming days as valedictorians ...

News briefs — June 8, 2016

Faith Reformed pastor to begin service Sunday   LYNDEN — Marcus C. Roskamp will be installed as the new lead pastor at Faith Reformed Church at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12. The community is invited ...
The beautiful structural renovation of the Waples Mercantile Building has been the centerpiece of downtown Lynden's revival. (Courtesy photo/Jim Krause Design and Diane Padys)

Lynden wins $25,000 in Main Street Contest

Lynden strongly beats out 24 cities in online voting LYNDEN ­— “We did it!” was the news in downtown Lynden Friday morning. From online voting for Lynden, the Downtown Business Association has won ...

Former city councilman Van Lant faces child-rape charges

He was arrested Friday as a result of Lynden police investigation By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   LYNDEN ­— Former city council ...