Progressives elected to County Council; Closest races are for port, fire commissioner

WHATCOM ­— The “progressive” slate of four candidates is winning a clean sweep over the “conservative” side for the County Council in the Nov. 5 general election. The leaders each had a margin ...

LC girls live to see another day

In a loser-out contest at LC on Thursday night, the Lyncs’ volleyball team defeated Overlake 3-0. With the victory, LC will now face either Forest Ridge or Charles Wright Academy at 11 a.m. on Saturday ...

Meridian girls qualify to state

The memorable season for the Meridian Trojan girls soccer team keeps getting better. On Thursday afternoon, the ladies of Laurel took down University Prep 1-0 to earn fourth place in the 1A tri-district ...

Lynden back at the top

After a few weeks sitting at number two in the Associated Press’ 2A state football rankings, the Lynden Lions are back at number one. Lynden, who is a perfect 9-0 this season, jumped Tumwater (9-0) ...

Daniel Chitwood

  Daniel J. Chitwood, age 85, passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. He was born on  June 17, 1928, in Ellington, Mo. Dan spent the last 60 years in Whatcom County, starting with berry farming, then ...

Marlin Patterson

Marlin L. Patterson, age 85, passed away in Bellingham on Oct. 26, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Phyllis; six children; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Marlin was preceded ...

Marion Audette

  Marion Helen Audette, 88, passed away in Bellingham on Nov. 2, 2013. Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Rene Audette. She is survived by sons Matt Audette and Armand (Mary Grace) Audette; ...

Nelda Sigurdson

  Nelda Clair Peterson Sigurdson, age 91, was born to pioneer parents Frank and Mary Peterson, who homesteaded along the Nooksack River near Ferndale, on May 18, 1922. She shared her home with her ...

Charlotte Hicks

  A service to celebrate the life and home-going of Charlotte Lucille Baldwin Hicks will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in First Baptist Church of Ferndale. Charlotte, a longtime resident of Ferndale, ...

Season ends for LC soccer

In heartbreaking fashion, the 2013 campaign came to a close on Tuesday night for the Lynden Christian girls’ soccer team. The Lyncs, who finished the season 12-6-2, lost in penalty kicks to Cedar ...