Friday Aug 29
Redmond Neighborhood Blog
Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series, September 13
Ready for some well-kept secrets from Washington state museums? Journalist and author Harriet Baskas, who researches the closeted collections of museums, will share some of her favorite finds at the Redmond Historical Society's Saturday Speaker Series at 10:30am on September 13th.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Wild weather blamed for drop in Lynden fair attendance
Fair officials blamed a week of mercurial weather for a 6.5 percent drop in attendance at this year's Northwest Washington Fair.
Two men injured in crash north of Lynden
Two men were injured when an SUV ran a stop sign north of Lynden Monday night, Aug. 18, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Bridge repair to slow traffic on Hannegan south of Lynden
Traffic slowdowns are anticipated during repairs to Four-Mile Creek Bridge on Hannegan Road, less than a mile south of Pole Road, starting Tuesday, Aug. 19. Both lanes of traffic will remain open, but lane width will be reduced to make room for the work.
Civic Agenda: Whatcom County busy with improvements to jail, courts, roads
I thought it would be interesting for the public to have a mid-year review of the projects and the financial status of your county government.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Lynden council will reconsider temporary ban on marijuana
The city's temporary ban on recreational pot businesses will once again go before the City Council on Monday, Aug. 18. A public hearing has been set for that date for the city's proposal to extend its six-month moratorium on marijuana growers, processors and retailers.
Collective Soul rocks Northwest Washington Fair
Collective Soul, currently on its 20th anniversary tour, is the closing grandstand entertainment act at the Northwest Washington Fair at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 in Lynden.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Riders struggle on slippery arena
The arena dirt at the 2014 PRCA Lynden Rodeo had a different complexion entering the second and final day of competition Wednesday night, Aug. 13, at the Lynden Fair Grounds.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Rascal Rodeo spreads joy at lynden fair
A mother buried her head into Ann-Erica Whitemarsh's shoulder, holding back tears while her child participated in the Rascal Rodeo on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 13, at the Lynden Fair.
From left to right, Cian Carter, Dylan Carter and Carrie Coppinger Carter enjoy Dylan's ride on the "fearsome bucking bronco" Midnight during the Rascal Rodeo Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Riders up to task at Lynden Rodeo
Even when the fireworks blasted signaling the beginning of the 2014 Lynden PRCA Rodeo on Tuesday night, Aug. 12, at the Lynden Fair Grounds, they just shuffled between one another, paying little mind to the festivities happening just beyond their gates.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Stremler brothers rise through rodeo ranks
Cole Stremler and his older brother, Christian, started their riding careers on something far less dangerous and a little bit fluffier than what they mount today.
Ferndale appeal has no impact on cost of new stormwater rules
A stricter state stormwater permit that will cost local governments thousands of dollars - if not millions - is on schedule, after an appeal by Ferndale and other small cities was resolved in the state's favor.
Squalicum High students reform Lynden fair's smoking policy
They were free to light up as long as they were outdoors and weren't in the kids' carnival or an eating area.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Artist Ben Mann to show and discuss his 'Whatcom Bounty' works at Lynden art center
Bellingham artist Ben Mann's distinctive paintings on canvas and wood are featured in the Chamber Hall at Jansen Art Center through August.
Rodeo in Lynden shifts to Tuesday and Wednesday nights
The 10th annual Lynden PRCA Rodeo is expecting more of the country's top professional cowboys and cowgirls for this year's competition by moving it to a pair of midweek dates, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 12-13, at the Northwest Washington Fair and Events Center, 1775 Front St., Lynden.
Elections loom for Whatcom irrigation districts; farmers' prospects for water uncertain
By the end of this year, as many as four new agricultural districts might start raising money from farmers and consolidating power in order to have a stronger say in Whatcom County's complex and contentious water-supply discussions.
Carlena Mitzelfeldt and Jerry Hanson
Carlena E. Mitzelfeldt and Jerry C. Hanson Carlena Mitzelfeldt and Jerry Hanson, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a summer 2015 wedding.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Lynden Rodeo to headline two days of Northwest Washington Fair
You might not expect to see fat suits, fun noodles and footballs at the 10th annual Lynden Rodeo, but that's the full package from PRCA Rodeo Clown of the Year JJ Harrison.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Roth, Arneson still alive at WJGA State Championships
Bellingham High School’s Cody Roth sits in second place at the WJGA State Championships following completion of the second round Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Manito Golf and Country Club in Spokane.