Fireworks discussion continues

LYNDEN -— No new language on fireworks in town has been prepared, although at the least the city’s ordinance could be brought into line with state law, says Police Chief Jack Foster. The Lynden City ...

Sumas plans 2015 sidewalk to Bowen ballfields on Hovel Road

SUMAS -— In 2015 the city would like to build sidewalks on the west side of Hovel Road to the Howard Bowen Memorial Park ballfields. That $76,000 expenditure is listed on the city’s six-year transportation ...

City offers $231,000 in breaks for Delft rebuild

LYNDEN -— A 35-room inn in the former Delft Square building may still not be a certainty. But the city is taking steps to help make it financially feasible. A City Council committee last week gave its ...

Ag owners to vote on water districts

WHATCOM — It’s coming down to decision time for an effort to create a more unified voice for agriculture in the county. The Whatcom Ag District Coalition, a volunteer farmer team that has been at work ...
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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 ...