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Lynden Music Festival kicks off on Oct. 8

Polecat, a folk band from Bellingham, will be featured in the upcoming Lynden Music Festival with an appearance Friday, Oct. 10, in the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Tickets are $10. For a full schedule of the ...

Burn ban lifted after rainfall

WHATCOM — Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and available fire resources, the Fire Marshal’s Office lifted the ban on outdoor burning in the unincorporated county on Saturday, Sept. 27. Outdoor ...

Calendar

ONGOING Local play The Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Lynden’s Dutch Village Mall runs 15 performances of “The Sound of Music” through Oct. 12. Thursday through Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday ...

‘Red tide’ closes beaches south of Point Whitehorn

WHATCOM — Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin (“red tide”) have been detected in molluscan shellfish on some Whatcom County beaches. As a result, the Washington State Department ...

Amend effort continues locally

WHATCOM — Citizen activists with Pledge to Amend, a campaign decrying corporate power over democracy in the United States, are mobilizing locally too. Locally, voters can expect Whatcom Move to Amend ...

Lessons learned from an epic road trip

The United States of America is a land of contrasts, but it’s incredibly easy to go through life without seeing any of them. That was abundantly clear to me over the past couple of weeks, as my girlfriend ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 1

Sidhu’s side My opponent, a lifetime Republican party operative espousing right-wing values, gave her interpretation of the “Tax Policy” platform of the Democrat Party. The party website says: “Fair ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Oct. 2 Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Fire Station, 215 Fourth St., 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, 300 ...

Lynden police looking for owners of lost TV

LYNDEN — On Tuesday, Sept. 23, at about 8:45 a.m., an off-duty Bellingham Police officer saw a 17-year-old walking along Depot Road with a television wrapped in a baby blanket. The juvenile was eventually ...
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State-caliber showing

BURLINGTON — At the Yakima SunDome last November, Cascade and Chelan squared off in the 1A volleyball state title match. On Saturday, Lynden Christian knocked off both teams in a single afternoon. The ...