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Ready for redemption

LYNDEN — The image is still cemented in Willy Scholten’s memory. Nearly one year later, he still hasn’t forgotten about a specific spring day at the 2012 1A state golf tournament. There he was, tied ...
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Meyer the king of the hill

ANACORTES — It wasn’t the spotlight that Lynden senior pitcher Matt Meyer was used to. Lions coach Cory White handed the 6-5, 280-pounder the baseball, sending the usual first baseman onto the hill ...
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Lynden fastpitch makes history

LYNDEN — Lynden coach Steve Peterson has seen the growth throughout the season of his fastpitch team. With each game the Lions got better and continued to make strides both on offense and defense. The ...
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Running his way to success

LYNDEN — When Meridian’s Relijah McMillen got off the blocks on Friday evening, he knew he had gotten off to a good start. Matter of fact, he had just gotten off to his best start. The Trojan senior ...
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Siting a new jail

FERNDALE ­— After years of talk that Whatcom County needs a new jail, fresh action is being taken toward deciding the site of that new jail. And the county’s preferred site is … in Ferndale. ...

Downtown beautification remakes Fifth and Front street intersection

LYNDEN — If you looked at the right time last week, you could see well-known downtown Lynden businessmen doing a little something different outside their storefronts: laying paver stones and planting ...

Foothills broadband effort renewed, yet again

GLACIER — From the perspective of a broadband provider, the Mount Baker foothills are both unique and incredibly daunting. A group of area stakeholders met at The Inn at Mount Baker on Friday, April ...

LC soccer wins state opener

The Lynden Christian boys soccer team opened up state competition tuesday night at Civic Stadium, knocking off Seton Catholic 2-0. With the victory, LC now moves on to the elite eight and will take on ...

North County lacrosse advances

The North County Lacrosse team hosted Seattle Prep in the first round of the playoffs last Friday.  The Cavliers took a 3-0 lead early with some exciting goals however Seattle Prep slowly battled back ...

Phelps and Blackburn put on a show

Jalani Phelps can play the game of football, there’s no doubt about that. Hailing from Lynden, though, sometimes athletes can get overlooked, but on Sunday, Phelps showed why he’ll be a top ...