This year’s Kids Raspberry Dessert Contest saw a total of eight tasty desssert entries. The first-place winner was Brooke VanLoo, who submitted a delectable Raspberry Cream Pie complete with a homemade graham-cracker crust and a delicious topping of fresh raspberries.

Members of the Everson Lions Club wave to the crowd from their float in Saturday’s Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival parade. Lions sponsored a barbecue during the festival. See more photos of the parade on page B3. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

Members of the Everson Lions Club wave to the crowd from their float in Saturday’s Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival parade. Lions sponsored a barbecue during the festival. See more photos of the parade on page B3. (Elisa Claassen/Lynden Tribune)

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Tribune and League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County will co-sponsor a Lynden City Council candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, in City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St.

WHATCOM — Marine biotoxin levels have recently dropped in county waters, so that recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish is once again open to all species on most Whatcom County beaches.

LYNDEN — Bryson Price has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. This accomplishment represents four years of adventure, fun, work and dedication to the Boy Scout program for him as a member of Lynden Troop 4104.

WHATCOM ­— Whatcom Land Title Co. has donated more than $7,000 to local nonprofits in the first half of 2019 through grants and proceeds of a June garage sale organized by employees and clients. 

WHATCOM ­— The Bell Air R/C Flyers radio-control model airplane club stages its free annual air show July 27-28 at the flying field near Silver Reef Casino south of Ferndale.

WHATCOM — Elisabeth Deming from Meridian High School has again qualified for High School Rodeo Nationals (World Finals), which will be in Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 14-20. The 2019 Meridian graduate also went to finals last year.

BELLINGHAM — Former Whatcom Community College trustee Tim Douglas has received the Trustee Leadership Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees. He was honored at the association’s spring meeting in Walla Walla last month.

LYNDEN — The City of Lynden and Washington State Department of Ecology are seeking comments on the city’s Shoreline Management Program update and periodic review. The required steps ensure the SMP keeps up with changes in state law, updates to other city plans and regulations, and other new …

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