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Power a tricky proposition after Saturday windstorm

Front Street oak tree crashes near First Christian Reformed Church   WHATCOM ­— Parts of Lynden and the county remained without power Sunday morning from the strong windstorm that pounded the region ...

Plane bumps car on Benson Road, both go on safely

LYNDEN ­— A small plane coming in to land at the Lynden Airport Saturday lightly touched a wheel on the top of a car going along Benson Road.   Neither the plane nor the car lost control and each ...

Kirshner, Sidhu clash over voting for food banks, violence shelters

WHATCOM ­— The two County Council candidates in District 2 are trading shots over level of support for nonprofits such as food banks and domestic violence shelters. Satpal Sidhu points to a Kathy Kershner ...

One animal’s bids help fire victims

LYNDEN ­— As a Lynden Christian High School agriculture teacher who knows plenty of colleagues statewide, Gerrit Van Weerdhuizen took a phone call last week that was out of the ordinary. His counterpart ...

North Cascades fire delays bikers’ event one day; it is now Tuesday

  LYNDEN ­— Thirty bicyclists near the end of their cross-country trip in support of affordable housing will give a presentation now on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Hope Lutheran Church, 901 E. Grover St. ...

401 Front St. building removal to happen soon

LYNDEN ­— Two city projects are heading toward completion. Removal of the old 401 Front St. building will be in earnest next week, and commissioning of the new $30 million water treatment plant could ...

Enjoying an island, family togetherness

To those of you whose children and grandchildren all reside within convenient commuting distance, I say good for you. I am not so privileged. And so we have to set aside a time every two or three years ...
A chocolate labrador retriever launches into the DockDogs tank to catch the tossed object in the Monday noon show. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

NWWA Fair has it all: Baby pigs, fast dogs, big slow tortoises

LYNDEN ­— Every year the Northwest Washington Fair has plenty of tradition, but also some fresh takes. Finding fun in the details can prove the adventure. Here’s a smattering of things to watch for ...
Tony Antonucci

Brooklyn-raised man pursues mission here

LYNDEN ­— You have to know Tony Antonucci’s story to understand his passion and his cause. Tony, now a Lynden resident, was born in Brooklyn to Italian immigrant parents. His dad died when he was ...
A Whatcom County farm lagoon is one way dairy farmers contain manure and keep it from entering the general water supply. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Dairies seek right balance respecting land, water uses

WHATCOM — Anyone familiar with the local climate knows it rains aplenty here, even if not so much in July and August. Forty inches of precipitation per year makes Washington the Evergreen State, ideal ...