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Fair kicks off amidst heat of Monday

Supporters of the Northwest Washington Fair knew they had a hot product when the fair opened on Monday, Aug. 11. They just didn’t know it was going to be that hot. As the fair opened on Monday, highlighted ...
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Lynden lands a tank

LYNDEN — Milky Way tanker trucks are a common sight at LTI, Inc. on Depot Road, but on Thursday, the lot was home to a different kind of tank. With the help of Bellingham’s Ludtke Pacific Trucking, ...

Primary results will pit Sidhu versus VanWerven

The Aug. 5 primary gave clarity to the District 42 State Representative Position 1 race, an effort by four candidates to fill a seat opening in Olympia. Democrat Satpal Sidhu leads the primary with 39 ...
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Off to an early pulling start

LYNDEN — Tractor pulling is a classic, integral part of the Puget Sound Antique Tractor & Machinery Association show each year, but those drivers all had to start somewhere. For many, that somewhere ...

City takes another step toward new parkland

LYNDEN — The Lynden City Council took another step in the slow process of adding 40 acres of park property on the west side of town. During Monday evening’s council meeting, the council members approved ...

Zion Lutheran Church celebrates 111th year

CUSTER — Zion Lutheran Church, 7215 Valley View Rd., hosts a celebration of its 111th year on Saturday, Aug. 9. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a program on the history of Zion and ...

Chip-sealing continues near Lynden

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works department will continue chip-sealing through Aug. 7, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the following roads: East Boundary, Pangborn, Assink, Bloom, ...

Marvel gets even better (and funny)

My college roommate and I once predicted that Christopher Nolan’s 2008 masterpiece “The Dark Knight” would spell the end of comic book movies. Our reasoning was simple: “The Dark Knight” is simply ...

Calendar

ONGOING Theater shows The Mount Baker Theatre presents in repertory “Talley’s Folly,” running through Aug. 8, and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” running through Aug. 9. $25 adults; $12.50 students. ...

The Woods Coffee creates single-serve cold brews

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee now sells its cold brew coffee in new single-serve, 12-ounce to-go bottles. Previously, cold brew was available in either in-store cups or growlers to go. “People are looking ...