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Deborah Engels-Schultz

Deborah “Debbie” L. Engels-Schultz, age 51, of Lynden, died unexpectedly at her home on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. She was born on Jan. 10, 1961, in Denver to Bill and Rickie (Sterk) Prink and moved to ...
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Carolyn Kriz

A lifelong Whatcom County resident, Carolyn M. Kriz, age 75, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. She was born on Jan. 31, 1937, in Bellingham to Elmer ...
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Stephen Akers

Stephen Wallace Akers, age 56, of Mountain Grove, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Dec. 8, 2012, in Springfield, Mo. He was born on May 27, 1956, in Cabool, Mo., to Wallace and Irene (Curtis) Akers. He ...

School board sees record nine applicants for open seat

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board met Saturday morning to discuss an unprecedented number of applications for an open board seat. Gary Vis, board president, is resigning his position effective Dec. 31, ...
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Driving their way to success

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian coach Curt DeHaan is accustomed to success coaching the Lyncs’ girls basketball program. DeHaan, who is among the winningest coaches in state history, led LC to a third-place ...

Trophies being handed out for wrestlers

WHATCOM — Less than three weeks ago, Lynden senior Caleb Newman raised the 2A state football championship high over his head with his team. For most athletes, one championship in a senior season is enough. ...
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Nooksack offense struggles early

NOOKSACK — The plays were executed to perfection. Nooksack Valley dominated University Prep in that regard. Screens were set, players were open and the fluidlooking jumpers took flight. There was one ...

Athlete of the Week

Lynden Christian forward Kayla Tiemersma enjoyed a brilliant performance Monday night against Bellingham. The senior standout scored 15 points on 7-of-13 shooting and had 14 total rebounds. Perhaps more ...
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Animated Christmas: The best show in town

LYNDEN — Emerald Way isn’t a highly traveled road in town. Not many cul-de-sac streets are. But in December the traffic off Benson Road can make it tough for Ryan Mitchell even to pull into his own ...
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Turning Tolo into meaning

LYNDEN — Lynden High School students Asli Neal and Victor Gutierrez-Ho were having lunch together one day not too long ago in the LHS cafeteria, chatting about dances. “Victor has a lunch with me, ...