Four-year-old Mason Stanbro, of Nooksack, rides at the front of the Lookout Mountain Gospel Railroad, with operator Dale Bearden behind, at the annual Train Show sponsored by the Lynden Lions Club at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds last weekend. Farther back, dad Derek Stanbro was riding with Briella, 3 months, and from the side Rachael Fujiwara waves to her father and daughter on board. It was all part of the event featuring model trains of various scales, also detailed running modules and model railroad supplies in the Jansen building. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Taking a different kind of train in Lynden

Four-year-old Mason Stanbro, of Nooksack, rides at the front of the Lookout Mountain Gospel Railroad, with operator Dale Bearden behind, at the annual Train Show sponsored by the Lynden Lions Club at the ...

More Whatcom County homes sold in Q3 than in any third quarter in the last decade

WHATCOM — More Whatcom County homes were sold in this year’s third quarter than in any third quarter during at least 10 years, according to a local report. The Whatcom County total of 917 homes sold ...

Grennell leaving Hope Association, Kok stepping in

LYNDEN — After 14 years heading the Christian Hope Association and 40 years in all in nonprofit work, Jim Grennell is leaving his executive director position this month, and former Lynden Christian Schools ...

Salmon habitat restoration at Berthusen Oct. 17

LYNDEN ­— The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association does a community work party at Berthusen Park along the banks of Bertrand Creek on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. This is the first fall ...

Lynden city scarecrow judging will be Oct. 14

LYNDEN ­— Lynden business owners, it’s not too late to enter the annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest. Make a traditional scarecrow or let your imagination run wild, says the sponsoring Lynden Chamber ...

Wedding Tour upcoming

WHATCOM — The first Whatcom Wedding Tour takes place on Sunday, Oct. 18. Seven of the eight venues on the tour — including the Ferndale Events Center, Fox Hall at Hampton Inn, Hotel Bellwether, Shuksan ...

Lummi Island ferry rates rise

GOOSEBERRY POINT — Lummi Island ferry rates changed on Oct. 4, and the new punch cards are now available for purchase on the Whatcom Chief ferry. The punch cards are also available for purchase at Whatcom ...

Two Bellingham historical sites to be open Sunday afternoons

BELLINGHAM ­— Starting in November, the restored 1858 brick building at 1308 E St. will have open house every second Sunday of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. Members of the Whatcom County Historical Society ...

Skagit Bank announces new president

BURLINGTON — Following an extensive six-month senior executive search, Skagit Bank has announced the hiring of Ken Johnson as president and chief operating officer. Johnson began his new role on Sept. ...

Calendar

ONGOING Glen Echo fun Glen Echo Garden hosts Fall Family Fun every Saturday through Nov. 21 at 4390 Y Rd. just northeast of Bellingham. $10 per family. Hot dog and marshmallow roasting, leaf pile jumping, ...