Downtown to receive $25,000 during Fourth of July event

Midday music, food, program on Fifth; new BBQ contest on Seventh BAILEE MULDER for the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN ­— The Downtown Business Association will celebrate its $25,000 winning award from America’s ...

Independent Karlberg bidding for state Legislature

From blue-collar perspective, he tracks water and efficiency issues WHATCOM — Independent conservative Doug Karlberg, of Lynden, is seeking election to the state Legislature from the 42nd District. In ...

25th annual Sumas Community Days this weekend

SUMAS — The 125th anniversary celebration will continue for Sumas this weekend with the town’s 25th annual Community Days event on June 25-26. For the special occasion, a bigger fireworks show is planned ...

Two Bull-a-Ramas upcoming in Sumas

SUMAS — A pair of Bull-a-Ramas will be held on Saturday, July 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10. Both will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Sumas Rodeo Grounds. The events will feature a live band, as well as ...

100-year event for Wiser Lake Chapel on Aug. 7

Community invited to join church’s centennial celebration LYNDEN ­— The Wiser Lake Chapel celebrates its centennial on Sunday, Aug. 7, and the local community is invited to join in. The Wiser Lake ...

Lynden resident claims bobcat sighting

LYNDEN ­— Resident John-Sean Withrow, long accustomed to ducks, geese, opossums and raccoons on his nightly walks along East Homestead Boulevard, added a new sighting near 1908 Twin Sisters Court on ...

NEXUS card can mean quicker border crossing

BLAINE — Summer has begun, which means an increase in cross-border travel in northwest Washington and increased active boating on the Puget Sound. If you cross the border frequently for business or pleasure, ...
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Mayor recognizes Days for Girls organization

Days for Girls International directors and staff gathered recently for their annual retreat, and Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis (lower right) also pronounced June 10 a day of recognition for the work of Days ...

Discussing Cherry Point’s future

WHATCOM — What is the future of Cherry Point? That is the topic of the Bellingham City Club meeting today, June 22, in Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the program starts ...

Additional senior scholarships announced

WHATCOM — These are additional scholarships awarded to local high school seniors beyond those listed in the June 8 Graduates section of the Tribune: Cornerstone Aaron Bosscher — Everson Lions’ Club ...