Whatcom Farm Friends joins I-522 opposition

LYNDEN — Whatcom Farm Friends has joined Washington’s leading agricultural groups in opposition to Initiative 522 on the November ballot. I-522 is opposed as well as by scientists, doctors, businesses ...

Pauline Hillaire of Lummi wins national award as folk arts leader

OLYMPIA — In 1996, Gov. Gary Locke honored Lummi tribal elder Pauline Hillaire with a Governor’s Heritage Award. Now the National Endowment for the Arts will honor her as well, this time with the Bess ...

In the military

Army Reserve Pvt. Hans W. Mantor has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, physical fitness, ...
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Pioneers take down Trojans

EVERSON — If one thing was apparent from Nooksack Valley’s come-from-behind win over Meridian last Thursday, it’s that first-year head coach Katie Emmons understands the importance of mid-match adjustments. ...
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Schwinden takes charge for Mounties

DEMING — Senior running back Izaiha Schwinden is a man of few words. Known to be quite shy around the Mount Baker locker room, the talented speedster isn’t one to boast about accomplishments or spike ...

Life With Lio: Two projected LC starters are lost for the season, including standout point guard Daulton Hommes

LYNDEN — Adversity is something any team, in all sports, must face throughout a season. However, for Roger DeBoer and his Lynden Christian basketball team, it’s something they’re attacking two months ...

Lynden fresh off a thrilling victory

DEMING — When the Lynden Lions take on 2-1 Sedro-Woolley this Friday night, they’ll do so with a week three come-from-behind 27-20 victory over Mount Baker in under their belts. Last Friday in Deming, ...
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LC cross country in a rebuild

BELLINGHAM — When Lynden Christian cross country coach Darren Postma prepared to get his team ready for the season, he admitted that he wasn’t sure what to expect. After losing the top four boys runners ...

Athlete of the Week: Jalani Phelps

Lynden senior wide receiver Jalani Phelps was expected to be a game-changing receiver for the Lions in 2013 and he showcased that in a big way last week. With the Lions in a see-saw battle against the ...

Meridian soccer is on fire

WHATCOM — The Meridian girls soccer team is off to a red-hot start in 2013. The Trojans are 4-0 on the season and are atop the Northwest Conference standings. Last week, Meridian took down Nooksack Valley ...