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County Parks/Rec Foundation sets Aug. 14 Pints for Parks event

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation invites everyone to walk, run, bike or drive down to Kulshan Brewing Co., 2238 James St., Bellingham, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. ...

Insect stings: If you’ve never had a bad reaction, it doesn’t mean you won’t

OLYMPIA — To many, pesky bee stings typically only cause temporary throbbing. That doesn’t mean you’ll never have a bad reaction, however. Public health officials warn that having one type of reaction ...

The Woods will make cookies for 2013 Moo-wiches

WHATCOM — This year for the first time, The Woods Coffee will make the cookie part of the highly popular Moo-wiches for the 2013 Northwest Washington Fair. The Woods’ bakery in Lynden will deliver ...
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Gathering of the Orange starts today

LYNDEN — The 42nd annual Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association show is returning to Berthusen Park today, Wednesday, July 31, through Saturday, Aug. 3, and with Allis-Chalmers as the ...

Government State board to Whatcom: Protect rural lands

WHATCOM ­— The county is not doing enough to protect rural land character and both surface water and groundwater quality and quantity, a state oversight board says. The wide-ranging June 7 ruling from ...

Lynden’s Van Werven interim state GOP chair

BELLEVUE — Luanne Van Werven, of Lynden, has moved into the role of interim Washington State Republican Party chair, upon former chair Kirby Wilbur’s departure for another job. The party sent out an ...
Semiahmoo Resort, with new partner owners, aims to reopen as a premier Northwest destination. (Courtesy photo)

Semiahmoo Resort returning to life under new ownership

Goal is to reopen by end of summer BLAINE — Semiahmoo Resort and its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trail, were sold in a $19.5 million deal completed on June 21. The new ...
A Fire District 1 firefighter approaches the burning home on Nooksack Avenue. (Brent Lindquist/Lynden Tribune)

Nooksack home burns

Fund set up to help fire victims NOOKSACK — A home in the 100 block of Nooksack Avenue went up in flames Sunday evening when an apparent wiring problem caused an electrical fire. “What I was told from ...
Candidates for the Whatcom County Council sat side by side for a forum sponsored by the Whatcom Tea Party in the Ferndale High School auditorium on Wednesday, July 17. From left are: Michelle Luke and Carl Weimer of the 1st District; Ken Mann and Ben Elenbaas, 2nd District; Kathy Kershner and Barry Buchanan, 3rd District; and Bill Knutzen, at-large. Candidate Rudd Browne was absent. Responding to audience questions, they talked about growth management in Whatcom County, building a new jail, property rights, water supply, Lake Whatcom, wind turbines, livestock slaughter facilities, climate change and more. They could speak only indirectly on the Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal, as the County Council will act in a quasi-judicial role in decisions on that project.  (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Candidates talk at Tea Party forum

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Both inside and outside, the new Chateaux at Garden Green promises relaxation and contentment.  (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

New active adult community opens up the golf views

Chateaux project on Depot Road first of three new communities LYNDEN — There’s a lot more to the first phase of the Garden Green project behind the 6th hole at Homestead Golf & Country Club than ...