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Mount Baker handles LC, messy conditions to win league title; Lynden rallies to win crown, Nooksack prevails on final play

In playing conditions that at times seemed to resemble more of a swamp than a football field, first downs were often a major feat. But on a pair of plays in the first half, Mount Baker did much more than ...

De Hoog, De Haan win awards

A pair of Lynden Christian coaches received Coach of the Year honors last week. Kent De Hoog was named 1A track and field Coach of the Year by the Washington State Track and Field Coaches Association, ...

Volleyball roundup: Meridian picks up first win

Meridian concluded its season by earning its first victory of the year, defeating Sedro-Woolley 20-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-21. Taylor Brackinreed led the Trojans with 35 assists, while Julia Broussard and ...

Girls’ soccer roundup: LC wins in shootout

Lynden Christian defeated Cedar Park Christian in a penalty-kick shootout on Monday in the first round of its district tournament. With the teams still knotted 1-1 after overtime, the match went to a shootout, ...
Pete Blankers’ sons Jerry, left, and Rod have been with him for most of his years in real estate. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Pete Blankers retiring after nearly 40 years in real estate

He takes a people-based approach LYNDEN ­— From the start, it was the possibility of a personal touch that drew Pete Blankers into real estate sales, and that priority still is first on his mind at ...