News Snippets from the Lynden Tribune: Thursday, Sept. 23, 1971, as compiled by Tribune publisher Michael Lewis.
Our young family lived a block away from the schoolyard site in the 1980s-90s. This was where we went with baseball gear to hit fly balls to girls who then ran away from the oncoming ball -- hey, you’re supposed to catch it! Or we threw a Frisbee or just ran around on the big open grounds.
The 2020 Toyko Olympics were billed as the Hydrogen Olympics. Then along came COVID-19 and sporting events worldwide were put on hold. The summer games were delayed until 2021.
Summer is in full swing. Along with sunnier days spent outside with family and friends, we are excited about the upcoming Aug. 3 primary election. Elections matter.
Over the last 40 years, our family has vacationed at the same place on the beach. While the buildings have been refurbished, the complex remains largely unchanged. The exception was last year when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down travel and beach lodging.
What do real estate agents, salespeople, vessel crews and farmers all have in common? Their work hours are often long and unpredictable, and until recently Washington law included an overtime exemption recognizing those unique circumstances. During the recently completed legislative sessio…