State of the Arts: ‘RED 2’ movie is fun, not much else

Some action movies are smart, and some simply are not. RED 2, the sequel to 2010’S red, falls into the latter camp, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a lot of fun. Bruce Willis returns as Frank, the ...

$75,000 worth of eBooks, digital audiobooks coming soon to state library

WHATCOM — The Washington State Library has granted $75,000 in federal Library Services and Technology Act funds to the Washington Anytime Library consortium to add additional eBook and digital audiobook ...

Calendar

ONGOING DivorceCare Lynden’s CrossPoint Church offers DivorceCare every Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. now through Dec. 2. Details: http://www.divorcecare.org/findagroup/groups/38806.   WEDNESDAY ...

Small-fruit event coming Dec. 5-6 to fairgrounds

LYNDEN — Small-fruit seminars and agricultural equipment return Dec. 5-6, 2013 to the Washington Tractor arena on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. This will be the third year of the combined Washington ...

Study finds nearly half of state’s distracted drivers are texting

SEATTLE — In the state’s first study to examine driver use of electronic devices, investigators from the University of Washington found that more than 8 percent of drivers were engaged in the use of ...

Patriot’s Day a chance to honor

We remember those lost on 9/11, but doing something now to say thank you — or simply help out — may serve us most poignantly. And there are a few groups in and around Lynden doing just that today, ...

Letters to the editor – Sept. 11

Fundraiser a bid deal during fair for Kiwanis On behalf of the Lynden Breakfast Kiwanis Club, I want to thank those Northwest Washington Fair goers who chose to park in either our Front Street or Kok Road ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 11 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. There will be a conversation about the college’s naming procedures ...

Lehmann’s to sell local store

BELLINGHAM — Leh-mann’s Maytag Home Appliance Center, one of Bellingham’s oldest family-owned stores that actually started in Lynden, is saying thanks and goodbye to the community this month. Third-generation ...

Thursdays class at Lynden Library trains childcare providers

LYNDEN — A class being taught at the Lynden Library qualifies to help local licensed childcare providers complete their STARS training hours. The Responsive Caregiving/Cuidado Responsivo class will be ...