Public meetings

Wednesday, July 17 • 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, City Hall ...

Construction starts on permanent I-5 bridge

BURLINGTON — Work to install the new permanent span for the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge is underway. Crews have moved into place two barges as well as a large crane and plan to have the bulk of ...
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State of the Arts: Come for the robots, stay for the robots

BELLINGHAM — Giant robots fighting giant monsters. That’s pretty much how I described Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” to people when I mentioned it to them prior to actually watching the film. ...

Tall ships come to Blaine Aug. 4

BLAINE — The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, now at Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham through Friday, plan a brief visit to Blaine Aug. 3-4. Both vessels are scheduled to arrive at Drayton ...

Calendar

ONGOING Arts Market The Bellwether Arts Market runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays in August. The festival atmosphere features over 30 artists’ booths, vendors and live entertainment.   WEDNESDAY ...
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A legacy that keeps living

LYNDEN — They’re the guys behind the scenes, who make plays off the court, gridiron and diamond. The student manager, who often gets overlooked for his or her duties, wipes blood off of jerseys and ...

Taking it to the street

LYNDEN — The amount of basketball talent in Whatcom County has been high throughout history. There’s no denying that, and each weekend in mid-July that talent is displayed in full force. This summer ...

Life with Lio: A month to remember in Seattle

SEATTLE — As some of you may recall, I wrote a column a few weeks ago calling out the Seattle Mariners’ hitters for their lack of success. I had had enough of what I was seeing night in and night out. ...

Pirates stay hot

By John Rozeboom For the Lynden Tribune LYNDEN — It’s been a great 2013 start for the Borderline Baseball League in Whatcom County, but it also has plenty of history. The league began with four teams ...
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Life-giving donation

EVERSON — Terry Graham doesn’t remember it, but 20 years ago she expressed interest in becoming a live kidney donor. Her sister-in-law recounted that, upon hearing somebody else talk about becoming ...