Use September to celebrate local food sources by eating local

WHATCOM — Sustainable Connections’ month-long celebration of local foods, farmers and fishers returns in September. With the help of local businesses, farms and restaurants, “Eat Local Month” will ...

Bellingham YMCA getting energy-efficiency lighting

BELLINGHAM — The YMCA in downtown Bellingham is replacing all of its old, inefficient fluorescent lighting with new LED fixtures. That may seem like a small matter of routine maintenance, but in fact ...

Calendar

ONGOING War photos The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts the photography of Reece Lodder, USMC combat correspondent from Everson. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30 and provides a view into the lives of soldiers ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 12 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Mount Baker School Board, district offices, 4956 Deming ...

Letters to the editor

Can’t trust Planned Parenthood Doesn’t it seem odd that Planned Parenthood would claim only 3 percent of their services are abortions? Why would any organization put so much effort into defending 3 ...

Archive: Plans for museum dropped (Aug. 11, 1955)

The Lynden Museum Committee disbanded this week. The committee had hoped to reserve a pioneer home in the Lynden district for a museum. They had planned to purchase the old Slade home, but it was sold ...

Lynden PRCA rodeo contestants listed

LYNDEN — A total of 223 contestants are slated to compete in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event on Aug. 18-19 as part of the Northwest Washington Fair. Some of the world’s top-ranked ...

Renovated barbershop is showcase of relics

The barbershop is entirely refurnished with authentic period pieces. (Courtesy Photo) LYNDEN ­— Renovating and expanding the rustic barbershop at 818 Front St. gave Blake Starkenburg the chance to furnish ...

Revving up Lynde 500

Travis Remy is even using his pushkart, which he will race in the Labor Day Lynde 500 event, as a baby stroller for 9-month-old daughter Eleanor as he walks around town. Sign-up for Lynde 500 and pushkart ...

Open burning still banned in spite of some rain

WHATCOM — Even with some recent rainfall, local fuel moisture levels are low and fire danger remains significant, and so all open burning restrictions continue until further notice, says the Whatcom ...