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Whatcom Water Weeks Sept. 12-26

WHATCOM — “Water, It’s Everybody’s Business” is the theme for the sixth annual Whatcom Water Weeks events celebrating Whatcom County’s water resources, taking place Sept. 12-26. Businesses, ...

Fourth graders (and families) can see national parks for free

WHATCOM — As part of a commitment to protect the nation’s outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit them, the Obama Administration on Sept. 2 launched the new Every ...

Man’s Labor Day Suburban spins land him in jail

WHATCOM ­— Alcohol is cited by the Washington State Patrol as the cause of a vehicle accident in a private field off State Route 9 near Nelson Road on Monday, Sept. 7. The patrol reported that at about ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 9 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, 1796 Front St., Lynden, 1 p.m. • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg ...

42nd annual Sumas Bull-A-Rama on Saturday

SUMAS — The 42nd annual Sumas Bull-A-Rama is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Sumas Rodeo Grounds. The event will feature bull riding, barrel racing from the NW Renegade Cowgirls and mutton ...

DelBene visits Sumas as guest speaker

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene was the guest speaker at the Aug. 12 Chamber of Commerce meeting, held at Bob’s Burgers and Brew. As part of her visit, DelBene opened up a question-and-answer session for those ...

Sept. 10 meeting introduces new WSU facility director

WHATCOM ­— Chad Kruger, new director of the Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon, will visit in Lynden on Thursday, Sept. 10. Kruger, who has some local connections, will ...

World’s students coming to WCC

WHATCOM — Exchange participants are arriving at Whatcom Community College, one of 17 campuses across 11 states, to begin the 2015-2016 Community College Initiative Program. This program of the U.S. State ...

Witnesses to Aug. 31 Everett U.S. 2 collision sought

EVERETT — Washington State Patrol criminal investigators seek witnesses to a hit-and-run collision that occurred on Aug. 31 at approximately 5:30 a.m. at the beginning of westbound Highway 2 on the trestle. ...
It was a down-to-the-wire wild finish in the Lynde 500 pushkart derby Monday with the Simple Box team beating Berta’s Babes in a reversal of last year’s outcome. Garrett Hutsell pushes Pam Wilkinson in the near kart, which won even without a right rear wheel, while Joel Wood pushes Joy Corbin. Beautiful weather favored the 13th annual family-friendly Labor Day event in downtown Lynden, sponsored by the Lynden Pioneer Museum. More than 400 free hot dogs were served, and $1,900 in prize money was given out. Two of eight pushkart teams were from the Lynden Fire Department. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Photo finish caps Lynde 500

It was a down-to-the-wire wild finish in the Lynde 500 pushkart derby Monday with the Simple Box team beating Berta’s Babes in a reversal of last year’s outcome. Garrett Hutsell pushes Pam Wilkinson ...