EEU chapter to offer youth flights at airport Aug. 24

LYNDEN — Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 404 is sponsoring a fly-in and open house at Lynden’s Jansen Field on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. Young Eagle flights for youths ...

Lynden alumnus Robert Brim to address WWU summer grads

BELLINGHAM — Robert H. Brim, CEO and founder of Dealer Information Systems Corp., will address Western Washington University graduates and their families at Western’s summer commencement ceremony Saturday, ...

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 ...