Ferndale Street Festival a draw for all ages this weekend

FERNDALE — For the tenth time in as many years, visitors to the Ferndale Street Festival will get a chance to sample all that the city has to offer in the best place possible this weekend: the streets ...

Acclaimed pianist to perform in Lynden

LYNDEN — Internationally celebrated concert pianist Jerry Nelson will headline a concert at Faith Community Church on Friday, Sept. 6. Nelson has performed across the world, teaming up with Dino and ...

New type of car prowl links car to home

LYNDEN — Seen for the first time in Lynden, according to John Billester, Lynden’s deputy police chief, a burglar used information from a car to burglarize a home. On Sunday, Aug. 11, a burglar targeted ...

EEU chapter to offer youth flights at airport Aug. 24

LYNDEN — Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 404 is sponsoring a fly-in and open house at Lynden’s Jansen Field on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. Young Eagle flights for youths ...

Lynden alumnus Robert Brim to address WWU summer grads

BELLINGHAM — Robert H. Brim, CEO and founder of Dealer Information Systems Corp., will address Western Washington University graduates and their families at Western’s summer commencement ceremony Saturday, ...

Women in Business award finalists named

WHATCOM — Whatcom Women in Business has announced six finalists for its 31st annual Professional Woman of the Year award. They are: • Anny Havland, executive producer of Talk It Up TV and co-founder ...

Energy assistance grants available

BELLINGHAM — The Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance program continues to schedule appointments by phone for the Puget Sound Energy Home Energy Lifeline Program in Whatcom County. Grants are available ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Gospel concert Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd., hosts a Country Gospel Roundup Concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Ron and Opal Erickson lead other local musicians. A free ...

Focal Point: First notice them, then thank them

By Annika Wolters, Tribune intern Another chest-high boy trampled through my tidy dust pile. Can’t he use the men’s room by now? I bite my tongue and crank up my iPod — ignoring the smell — and ...

State of the Arts: My vacation means now is time to get some rest

Sometimes, a little rest is all we need. Before last week, I hadn’t taken a proper, lengthy vacation in quite some time. Most of my vacation days had been used for smaller times away from work, so taking ...