Lynden resident receives Major of the Year award from national physical education association

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lynden’s Eric Hersman, a student at Central Washington University, was named University Major of the Year at the National American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation ...

Building industry candidate debate events Sept. 18, 25

BELLINGHAM — The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County will host a candidate debate on Wednesday, Sept. 18, for the four 2013 contested County Council races. At Baker Creek Place headquarters, ...
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Football: Baker taking it one week at a time

DEMING — Following a semifinals appearance in the 1A state football playoffs last season, the Mount Baker Mountaineers enter 2013 with a chip on their shoulder. However, the loss of most of their offensive ...
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Emmons ready to lead Pioneers

EVERSON — Normally when a new coach arrives to a new school, there can be some growing pains along the way. It takes time for a coach and the players to develop chemistry and get into a rhythm. That’s ...
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Football: Pioneers ready to be a threat

EVERSON — Coming off a 7-3 season in 2012, the Nooksack Valley Pioneers are another team in the north county that lost key contributors to graduation. Most notably, standout wideout and defensive back ...

Football: Plenty of work to do for Meridian

LAUREL — When the Meridian Trojans opened up football practice last week, coach Bob Ames didn’t hesitate in saying his boys have plenty of work to do on the gridiron. The usual self-depreciating coach ...

Sports Briefs 

• Tickets for the Lynden vs. King’s football game, to be held at the newly renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle, are still available for purchase at the Lynden High School main office. Tickets will be ...

Patricia Smith

Patricia Kay “Tricia” Smith, 58, passed away peacefully at her home in Ferndale on Aug. 28, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with brain cancer. Born and raised in ...

Myron Lancaster

A celebration of life for Myron W. Lancaster will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1775 Front St., Lynden. Arrangements are by Moles Farewell Tributes Main St. ...

State regulators penalize Frontier for overcharging on returned checks

OLYMPIA — State regulators have issued a penalty assessment against Frontier Communications Northwest Inc. for overcharging customers for returned checks. The Washington Utilities and Transportation ...