The Cloud Mountain Fruit Festival includes plenty of pumpkins and over 200 varities of appples, pears, kiwis, grapes and more. (Courtesy photo)

Cloud Mountain Fruit Festival this weekend

  EVERSON — The 26th annual Fruit Festival at Cloud Mountain Farm Center is set for Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Guests can sample ...

Local grain manufacturer wins grant

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com BELLINGHAM — Scratch and Peck Feeds is one of 20 businesses across the country to receive a $100,000 ...

Ecology: Drought not over yet

OLYMPIA — Even though cooler temperatures and fall colors are returning, Washington’s historic drought isn’t over. Not by a long shot. “The recent rains were nice, but we’re not out of the woods ...

See artists in their studios during tour

LYNDEN — The opening reception of the 2015 Whatcom Artist Studio Tour is on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Visit with tour artists and see work that will be ...

Model train show this weekend in Jansen building at fairgrounds

LYNDEN ­— The Model Train Show of the Lynden Lions Club is Oct. 3-4 in the Jansen building on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. See ...

Ramsey classes teach finances at Lynden church

LYNDEN — Financial Peace classes featuring Dave Ramsey will be taught at North County Christ the King church, in the Fairway Center, starting on Sunday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Contact Mark Warren at 319-1608 ...

Early registration possible now for Dec. 2-4 ag show

LYNDEN ­— Through Oct. 18 it’s possible to take advantage of early registration rates for the 2015 Washington Small Fruit Conference & Lynden Ag Show, to be held Dec. 2-4. The event will once ...

Lynden Community Center offering free blood pressure checks on Friday

LYNDEN — The Lynden Community Center will offer free blood pressure checks from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 2. Nurses will volunteer their time for the local community. The event, located at ...

Seniors’ health fair Oct. 14 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — In partnership with the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement and Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors, the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St., hosts “What’s ...

Life Chain event in Bellingham this Sunday

BELLINGHAM — The anti-abortion Life Chain event occurs again on Sunday, Oct. 4, along Meridian Street between Stuart and Bakerview. The time is from 2 to 3 p.m.   Organized by Lynden Human Life, ...