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Donnellan brothers from Ferndale open WSO season

WHATCOM -— A Friday evening with the Donnellan brothers, who grew up in Ferndale, kicks off the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra’s new season on Sept. 5. Grant Donnellan is the WSO’s concertmaster and ...
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Lewis 100: Sol Lewis promoted 1920 purchase of City Park land

Apparently Sol Lewis and friend R.B. LeCocq did not themselves subscribe the $2,000 needed to buy the City Park property all in one afternoon, as legend has it. But Lewis, as Lynden Tribune publisher, ...

Cloud Mountain to become a food gathering point

EVERSON — Whatcom County’s Cloud Mountain Farm Center will partner with the Puget Sound Food Hub to provide aggregation and distribution services for local farms that sell their products direct to ...

Oysterfest at BelleWood kicks off Water Weeks

WHATCOM — To help kick off Whatcom Water Weeks, Bellewood Acres will host the first annual Oysterfest Northwest on Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. The event will feature local shellfish grown ...

Shoreline rules up for review

LYNDEN — A program to manage 4.61 miles of shoreline within the city of Lynden is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology and is open for public comment. The proposed updates to Lynden’s ...

Lynde 500 revs up Monday

LYNDEN -— If the Indy 500 starts the summer, consider the Lynde 500 to mark the end of summer. The local non-motorized version of exciting racing features pushkarts powered by people. Benefiting the ...

WTA 1.25 acres officially for sale in Lynden

LYNDEN -— Property owned by the Whatcom Transportation Authority just south of its Lynden transfer station at 1945 Front St. is officially up for sale. Sealed bids on the 1.25-acre piece are due in by ...

GPT squeezed by regional coal decisions

WHATCOM — One regional decision went in favor of coal exports last week while another went against, with the local Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal still in the balance in the middle. After two years ...
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Summer brought a batch of YMCA improvements

LYNDEN -— Outside painting of the Lynden YMCA building should be wrapped up this week, completing a round of improvements to the 35-year-old building this summer. On Monday, Frank Nydam and Phil Dykstra ...
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Lewis Anniversary: Ed Austin started Lynden Transfer in 1906

It was the extension of a railroad spur into Lynden in 1904 that really created the opportunity for freight hauling. Ed Austin had already been the driver of the Lynden Stage carrying people, and some ...