Ferndale invites all to see new Chamber, Visitor Center Thursday

FERNDALE — An open house for the relocated Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Visitors Information Center, now in the renovated Pioneer Pavilion Community Center, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 6, from ...

WECU named one of country’s healthiest for second straight year

WHATCOM — According to DepositAccounts’ 2015 version of its Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America, WECU makes the cut for the second straight year, one of only 66 to make a repeat appearance ...

Primary election ballots due Aug. 4; earlier better

WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelsten reminds voters that primary election ballots must be postmarked and returned no later than Tuesday, Aug. 4. The post office encourages mailing a ballot by Monday, ...

Contest invites original singer/songwriters

BELLINGHAM — Anyone talented enough to both write and sing their original compositions is invited to enter a singer/songwriter competition that offers prizes worth more than $2,000. Participants will ...

Bellingham inn appoints four

BELLINGHAM ­— Lisa Berg, a lifelong Lynden resident, has been appointed sales manager at the renovated Best Western PLUS Lakeway Inn and Conference Center. Also, Brian Smith will head up catering sales, ...

Calendar

ONGOING War photos The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts the photography of Reece Lodder, USMC combat correspondent from Everson. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30 and provides a view into the lives of soldiers ...

Guest opinion: Canadian ports are eating our lunch

Unfortunately, Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott was correct earlier this year when he said Canada’s West Coast ports are “eating our lunch!” Both Washington and British Columbia are blessed with ...

Letter to the editor

Become an informed voter before November    Primary voting is happening in most areas of Whatcom County by Aug. 4. Between now and November, it will be vitally important to become an informed voter ...

Meetings

Wednesday, July 29 • Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee, Civic Center Annex Garden Room, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 3 p.m. • Lynden City Council, special meeting as ...
Lynden senior-to-be Dalton Ohligschlager is thrown out at home plate while trying to score on a fly ball to left field in the sixth inning of Bellingham Post 7’s 2-0 loss to the Spokane Bandits on Monday, which eliminated Post 7 from the Senior American Legion state tournament. It was Post 7’s best scoring chance on an afternoon when it mustered just four hits. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Post 7 comes up short at state tournament

BELLINGHAM — Bellingham Post 7 had opened the Senior American Legion state tournament with a pair of wins, and was fresh off a 14-run outburst in its second game. Then the bats went ice-cold. Post 7 ...