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Olie bollen blitz

By Kaity Teer for the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN — Elaine Vos tells the story of a local librarian who stopped by Vander Giessen Nursery for its annual open house many years ago. The nursery’s reader board ...
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WATCH: Animated Christmas lights in Lynden

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At long last, Bellingham’s new theater

BELLINGHAM — Ever since my dad took my brother and me to the Langley (B.C.) Colossus theater to see Bryan Singer’s original “X-Men” back in 2000, I have longed for a new movie theater in Bellingham. ...
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Jansen Art Center recognized by regional architects for excellence

LYNDEN — Those who worked on the renovation and complete remodel of two historic buildings in downtown Lynden to turn them into the combined Jansen Art Center knew they had a special project. Now others ...
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Review: ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2’ breaks my mind instead

BELLINGHAM — I am not in the target market for the Twilight Saga. That’s an important fact to consider when reading my review of the film. I’m a 26-year-old male who loves going to the movies but ...

Sumas NEXUS hours modified

SUMAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified its NEXUS program at the Sumas port of entry. Starting this week, the dedicated NEXUS-only lane will operate between 7 and 11 a.m. seven days a ...

Citizens invited to review county visioning plan

WHATCOM — Citizens are invited to help guide the future of Whatcom County by responding to a Whatcom Futures project report now in its final draft stages. The Whatcom Futures project represents a year ...

Ericksen will co-lead panel in state Senate ‘Coalition Caucus’

OLYMPIA ­— Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has been chosen co-chair of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee for the 2013 legislative session, which opens Jan. 14. Ericksen says he will ...
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Children dance ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ this weekend

LYNDEN ­— Over 150 youth dancers of A Gift of Dance studio will put on “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” this Friday and Saturday in the Lynden Christian High School auditorium. Show time both nights ...

Two local bridges get federal dollars

WHATCOM ­— Two local bridges will receive about $4.6 million for improvements from the Federal Highway Fund. Statewide, 70 projects get $130 million, reports the Department of Transportation. The Portal ...