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 ...

City will cut long grass, bill owners

LYNDEN ­— The city will cut the overgrown grass on two neglected lots and bill the owners, plus add in a $300 penalty to each. The City Council on Monday approved the action at the addresses of 8364 ...

Raspberry crop looks good so far

WHATCOM ­— With a festival to celebrate raspberries just around the corner, local farmers themselves say the harvest looks good so far. “The weather has been excellent for quality,” said veteran ...
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Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain offer tours

BELLINGHAM — Beginning this Friday, residents of Whatcom County will have the opportunity to tour some historical tall ships at the Squalicum Harbor Marina in Bellingham. The two ships that will be available ...

Bellingham waterfront tours run into August

BELLINGHAM — With summer just around the corner, the Port of Bellingham and City of Bellingham are offering special tours to show people the Bellingham Waterfront District redevelopment project. Walking ...
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‘The East’ offers thrills, moral dilemmas

LYNDEN — Like so many good films out there, “The East” asks the classic “would you or wouldn’t you?” question a number of times before its controversial conclusion. Writer-actress Brit Marling ...

Sugar Shack music to kids’ ears

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — When the faint jingle from an old favorite ice cream truck tune hits your ear, stop to reminisce. Then get out of the way and watch the neighborhood’s children rush to the ...