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, ...

Letters to the editor

Wants to resist the mass Muslim infiltration Isn’t it funny that the USA takes on Islam’s immigration but is resistant to Mexicans’ immigration. Most Mexicans are Christians. Muslims can be peaceful ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 7 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, ...
Harry “Hub” DeJong, along with his wife, Esther, founded Lynden Youth Sports more than 50 years ago. (Courtesy photo)

‘Hub’ DeJong leaves behind lasting impact

Harry “Hub” DeJong, along with his wife, Esther, founded Lynden Youth Sports more than 50 years ago. (Courtesy photo) LYNDEN — If there were a Mount Rushmore of Lynden sports, surely Harry “Hub” ...
From left, Thane Boersema, Ryan Turner, Sam Nokes and Paige Braithwaite rehearse their roles for next week Friday’s opening of “A Play About a Dragon” at Lynden Christian High School. Four stage dates are Oct. 16-17 and 23-24. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

LC fall play making dragons funny

From left, Thane Boersema, Ryan Turner, Sam Nokes and Paige Braithwaite rehearse their roles for next week Friday’s opening of “A Play About a Dragon” at Lynden Christian High School. Four stage ...