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. ...

Familiar surroundings, sort of, to a new reporter in this small town

By Annika Wolters Big, open spaces. A mid-June cloudless day, my first drive down Hannegan Road — that 15-mile stretch of patchwork fields — to the picturesque city of Lynden was accompanied by a staticky ...

Mayor proclaims Saturday to be Gathering of the Orange Day Mayor’s Proclamation

WHEREAS, the agriculture industry of the Lynden area has for generations created a positive economic impact for Lynden and the surrounding communities in Whatcom County; and WHEREAS, the Puget Sound Antique ...

Letters to the editor – July 31

Growth management must be on the table With the upcoming County Council election on the horizon, it is extremely important that we all be aware of growth management issues and the need for council members ...
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Table Talk: Jansen Art Center

  Editor’s Note: Table Talk will be a twice-monthly feature in the Lynden Tribune arising from talk at the tables of Lynden’s eateries. The topics may be related to news, community or whatever ...

An Oscar favorite shows in Bellingham

As the summer movie season draws to a close over the next month or so, expect to start hearing the term “Oscar buzz” more and more often from the film nerds of the world. The fall season leading up ...

Calendar

THURSDAY Farmers market The Lynden Farmers Market runs from 1 to 6 p.m. every Thursday through the summer at 324 Front St. Tractor show concert Kenny Hess with the Vedder Mountain Pickers and New Generation ...

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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A hobby that has gone nuts

LYNDEN — It all started as a hobby. Mount Baker High School physical education teacher Brenda Terpstra recalls the days when she first started umpiring softball in 2000. “I had just picked up golf ...