They call the thing rodeo

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo finished out its first showing during the Northwest Washington Fair last night, complete with classic rodeo competition and the high-flying antics of rodeo clown J.J. Harrison. Grant ...
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New Lynden road run coming up

LYNDEN — Kyle and Christie Duque love to run, and they have brought that passion to Lynden with the E2 Fitness Center, located at 110 Third St. They will continue to share that passion via the upcoming ...
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More pits coming to Muds to Suds

FERNDALE — Muds to Suds is coming up this weekend, Aug. 16 and 17, and participants can expect a lot more mud this year. Not only will this year’s Muds to Suds race feature two days of messy fun, it ...
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Keep on spinning (wool)

LYNDEN — Stop by the Wool Show section of the livestock barns at the fair and you might catch a glimpse of an ancient art being performed. Multiple spinning wheels are set up, just out of the sun, and ...
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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, ...
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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 ...

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 ...

Don’t miss next year’s tractor show

Growing up, die cast John Deere tractors were my favorite toys. Even more than LEGO, even more than Star Wars and even more than Nintendo, I loved tractors. I relished every trip to North Washington Implement ...

Bells to host WCL Division Playoff Series Aug. 12 or 13

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells have announced that Bellingham will host a playoff game in the 2014 West Coast League Division Series, and that tickets are now on sale. The Bells, who have clinched ...

Looking back at ‘Breaking Bad’

The recent stint of hot weather is reminding me a lot of my all-time favorite television show “Breaking Bad,” which ended in September 2013. “Breaking Bad” is set in the sweltering heat of Albuquerque, ...