Oysterfest at BelleWood kicks off Water Weeks

WHATCOM — To help kick off Whatcom Water Weeks, Bellewood Acres will host the first annual Oysterfest Northwest on Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. The event will feature local shellfish grown ...

Shoreline rules up for review

LYNDEN — A program to manage 4.61 miles of shoreline within the city of Lynden is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology and is open for public comment. The proposed updates to Lynden’s ...

Lynde 500 revs up Monday

LYNDEN -— If the Indy 500 starts the summer, consider the Lynde 500 to mark the end of summer. The local non-motorized version of exciting racing features pushkarts powered by people. Benefiting the ...

Semiahmoo names GM

BLAINE — Mark Andrew has been named the general manager responsible for daily operations of the Semiahmoo Resort, Golf & Spa for management firm Coastal Hotels. Andrew joins Semiahmoo with more than ...
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LEWIS 100: North Washington Implement takes root in 1917

Washington Tractor began its life as a statewide business in November 2010 when Liberty Farm and Lawn, Barnett Implement and Lynden’s North Washington Implement Co. merged to open seven stores throughout ...

Some local road projects still active

WHATCOM — One lane of State Route 9 between Doran Road and the Mount Baker Highway continues to be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays this week for road work. Flaggers will direct traffic in the ...

Bike & Build riders stayed in Lynden

LYNDEN — Hope Lutheran Church hosted 34 bicycle riders last week traveling the nation to raise money for affordable housing. After two nights of camping in forests, the group was ready for the showers ...

Shellfish from some beaches again safe to eat

BELLINGHAM — The biotoxin closure for recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been lifted on beaches from Point Whitehorn north to the Canadian border. However, Point Roberts and all beaches ...

New Spider-Man movie doesn’t swing high enough

Sam Raimi’s first two “Spider-Man” movies remain two of my favorite comic-book movies. They deftly mix some decidedly dark plot elements with an undeniably fun demeanor that proves simply hard to ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Back in Time’ “A Walk Back in Time” history tour of the Lynden Cemetery is presented every Saturday at 1 p.m. courtesy of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Cemetery is on south corner of Guide ...