Thanksgiving travel up, as gas prices remain down

BELLEVUE — AAA forecasts 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, and most U.S. drivers will enjoy the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2008. With ...
Left: Lynden Christian senior Kara Bajema will be looking to cap a brilliant career by leading the Lyncs back to the state tournament. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Right: Lynden junior Elisa Kooiman leads a young, balanced Lions team aiming for a return trip to Yakima as well. (Steve McKinley/stevemckinleyphotography.com)

Girls’ basketball preview: Lyncs, Lions aiming for another big season

Left: Lynden Christian senior Kara Bajema will be looking to cap a brilliant career by leading the Lyncs back to the state tournament. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Right: Lynden junior Elisa Kooiman ...
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Village Books opens Waples Building

Village Books opened doors in its new Lynden location on Sunday, Nov. 22, marking the first operations in the under-renovation Waples Mercantile Building. While Village Books, which has been a Fairhaven ...

Mount Baker football eliminated in quarterfinal loss to Montesano

MONTESANO — The winningest class in Mount Baker football history saw their high school careers come to an end with a 51-21 loss to Montesano in the 1A state quarterfinals on Saturday night at Montesano ...
Chad and Julee Simmons and children Jordan and Drew stopped for a photo at the downtown Dutch Bakery last December. (File photo)

Lynden Dutch Bakery expanding with Fairway store

Chad and Julee Simmons and children Jordan and Drew stopped for a photo at the downtown Dutch Bakery last December. (File photo) LYNDEN — Since taking over ownership of the Lynden Dutch Bakery about ...

The Woods Coffee to open in Canada

LYNDEN — With 17 locations in Washington State, The Woods Coffee last week announced plans to expand into Canada. The company is partnering with Shato Holdings to open its first Canadian coffee shop ...

Lynden retiree creates seminars to keep minds active

LYNDEN ­— A retiree in Lynden since 2006, Ron Bucknam wanted to see more local opportunity for intellectual challenge. So he conceived the idea of the Lynden Emeritus Forum. He isn’t holding back. ...

A day to honor

Right: Boy Scouts Troop 4028 of Lynden presents the colors at the Veterans Day service on Nov. 11 in the Lynden Community Center. Above: World War II veteran Paul Van Dyke salutes as Becky Gerlach sings ...

Blaine woman, 75, dies in Slater-Haxton crash

WHATCOM ­— A 75-year-old Blaine woman died of injuries sustained as a passenger in a two-car collision Friday afternoon at the corner of Slater Road and Haxton Way. Lillian M. Moir was in a 2001 Volvo ...

Lynden Senior Center invites gifts to keep up programs in 2016

LYNDEN — The Lynden Community/Senior Center must raise $250,000 out of a total 2016 budget of $360,000. So contributions are requested to support essential services and programs. The center also provides ...