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 ...

Letters to the editor – Aug. 21

Refusal of participation doesn’t bode well The local Tea Party held a forum for County Council candidates in July, and both the conservative and progressive candidates participated. Two local nonprofit ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 21   • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, ...
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Making his way back to Lynden

LYNDEN — Whenever preparing for the long stretch of his summer rodeo tour, cowboy Trevor Brazile always looks forward to the time of year when he can return to the Pacific Northwest. The 18-year veteran ...
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New leaders for Lions

LYNDEN — With the fall sports season right around the corner, many new faces can be expected on the sidelines. This isn’t limited to only new players, though. At Lynden High School, there are three ...

Life with Lio: College football is nearly here, let the bodies hit the turf

Some folks around here might be sad that summer is coming to a close. If I can be Frank (and not Braulio), I’m not one of them. Yes, I’ll miss the barbecues and, yes, I’ll miss practicing my backstroke ...