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A program is reborn in Laurel

LAUREL — Jack Hallmark entered the Meridian High School gym on a chilly mid-November day. He walked up the stairs to the Trojans’ wrestling room. He was both physically and mentally prepared for his ...
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Different sport, same story

LYNDEN — It was supposed to be one of the best games of the year. Lynden and Burlington-Edison were expected to go to the wire in a clash of 2A conference titans. For the first eight minutes, it certainly ...

Lions welcome new training

LYNDEN — Lynden coach Stephen Gibb knows what his swimmers are capable of. He understands how their bodies work and how to properly train them to perform at their highest levels. This season, Gibb has ...

Opinion: Consider the gifts of history as the calendar turns again

By Troy Luginbill luginbill2@yahoo.com The start of a new year is upon us and it is time for reflection and new promises. ...

Opinion: Don’t turn away after the funerals

By Heather Brown Pretty soon the funerals in Newtown will be over, cable news trucks will be moving on, several other shootings will have occurred. We will be turning away again. I know this is not a simple ...

Letters to the editor – Dec. 26

Community’s generous power is in full force This is a great time of the year for me as director of the Christian Hope Association. I have the privilege of witnessing the incredible power of hope evidenced ...
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Janet Nonhoff

Janet Nonhoff, age 88, of Lynden, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Dec. 20, 2012. She was born on Jan. 29, 1924, to Cornelius and Minnie Van Kooten in Prairie View, Kan. After high school, Janet ...
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Edith Vander Veen

Edith M. Vander Veen, age 97, of Lynden, died on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Christian Health Care Center. A lifelong Whatcom County resident, Edith was born on Feb. 19, 1915, in Bellingham to Martin ...
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David Bowersox

David F. Bowersox passed away peacefully on Dec. 20, 2012, surrounded by his family and close friends. He was born in Clinton, Iowa, on Aug. 14, 1931. He grew up in Clinton, graduated from Grinnell College ...

Taco Time raises $3,000 for Project Hope in one day

LYNDEN — On Dec. 18, the Taco Time Northwest restaurant hosted its second annual Project Hope benefit and raised $3,000 for the local food bank. “We’re proud to live and work in a community that ...